The CB-X5SGT Gunperry Assault Type (aka Assault Type Gunperry, Gunperry Sturm Type) is an aerial V-TOL transport vehicle and variant of the Gunperry. It appeared in the MSV-R: The Return of Johnny Ridden manga as well as the MSV-R line.
Technology & Combat Characteristics
The CB-X5SGT Gunperry Assault Type is conceived by the Federation as a service craft. The Gunperry Sturm Type has the capability to ferry mobile suits, MS components and large high-yield warheads. It has a much larger container than a regular Gunperry and has a navy blue color scheme to camouflage itself during transport of RGM-79V GM Night Seeker and RGM-79LV GM Night Seeker II for night attacks on Zeon military facilities. It is also equipped with laser communications in near of the transport vehicle to respond E.F.F. mobile suits on the ground floor.
In U.C 0079, the CB-X5SGT Gunperry Assault Type is assigned to the 033th Company to transport GM Night Seeker units to recapture Zeon military facilities. The 033th Company consist of at least five GM Night Seeker units that are transported by an Assault Type Gunperry which is escorted by FF-6 TIN Cod units.
In U.C 0090, several Gunperry Assault Type units are used by the Earth Federation Forces Task Force - "Knight Jaeger." One particular Gunperry Assault Type is carrying Yazan Gable in his RGM-86R GM III equipped with Night Seeker armor and weaponry.