Tuesday, November 2, 2010

HG Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) English Manual & Color Guide

HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) Color Guide and Manual
Anavel Gato's stolen RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) from the Gundam 0083 Stardust Memory OVA made into a 1/144 High Grade kit by Bandai.

The Multiple Launch Rocket System commonly seen in today's military that the Gundam GP02A configuration seems to be based on is usually deployed as rocket based artillery for ground troops. Firing either guided or unguided rockets. The tactical benefit that rocket pods deployed artillery has is that it allows for quick firing, take down and dispersion of the unit to prevent counter battery fire attacks from a rival artillery battery.

Here's some video from Youtube on the MLRS in action in a battlefield.


The High Grade RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) is selling for 2200 yen at HobbyLink Japan, 1760 yen at Hobby Search.

HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) Color Guide and Manual

Construction Manual and Color Guide for the HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) was translated to English from the Japanese manual posted at Dalong's Gunpla review site. Comprehensive review of this model kit can also be found at Dalong's

1/144 High Grade HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) English Color Guide and Manual

1/144 High Grade HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) English Color Guide and Manual

1/144 High Grade HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) English Color Guide and Manual

1/144 High Grade HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) English Color Guide and Manual

1/144 High Grade HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) English Color Guide and Manual

1/144 High Grade HG RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (Type-MLRS) English Color Guide and Manual