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In the anime series Gundam X, the Grandine was a very large mobile armor developed by the Space Revolutionary Army to serve as a mobile garrison headquarter and field artillery unit. Its most powerful weapon was a photon particle launcher cannon but it was also equiped with 4 beam cannons on the legs. Although it could walk with its four legs, it was also equiped with a hovering system to hover over the ground.
Although the exact number of Grandines is unknown, on eunit survived the mass colony drop and fell into the hands of Von Alternative, the chief of a Newtype research laboratory in North America. Carnative made a deal with the Frost brothers, which schould bring him the Newtype girl Tiffa Adil but then he wanted to end the packt. For this case he wanted to use the Grandine to destroy the brothers as well as the Vultures they had kidnapped Tiffa from with the particle cannon. However, Freeden pilot Garrod Ran used the satellite cannon of his GX-9900 Gundam X to destroy the Grandine.
Manufacturer: Space Revolutionary Army
Operator: Space Revolutionary Army; civilians
Unit type: mobile armor
Overall height: 34.0 meters
Weight: empty 72.0 metric tons
Powerplant: ultracompact fusion reactor
Armament: long-range photon particle launcher cannon, mounted in main body; 4 x 200mm anti-air beam cannon, mounted on legs
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