Technology & Combat Characteristics
An MS-06S Zaku II Commander Type variant used for reconnaissance missions, it is characterized by a glossy black finish that provides low visibility in space. The Patrol Type utilized powerful engines installed on the backpack and legs which allowed high mobility. It is primarily used in the dangerous task of closely observing the enemy's vanguard.
- Shoulder Shield
- The shield is a simple defense used to block most incoming ballistic and explosive projectiles. Also used to great effect in close quarters battle with enemy mobile suits. The Zaku II mounts a shield on its right shoulder.
- M-120A1 120mm Machine Gun
- Also referred to as a "rifle" by Zeon soldiers, Zeonic was contracted to develop this weapon. Its internal development code is "ZMC38III". It can switch modes between single-fire and automatic fire. Its low penetration power became evident with the appearance of Federation MS.