|Support System Gabriel|
Gabriel delivers a Solenoid Quench Gun to Alita in Battle 39.
|Type||Unmanned aerial vehicle|
|Purpose||Communications relay, intelligence and support |
Secondary use as a transport
|Creator||Ground Investigation Bureau (GIB)|
Support System Gabriel (支援システムガブリエル Shien Shisutemu Gaburieru?) is a remote-controlled and unmanned ion craft that was deployed by the Ground Investigation Bureau (GIB) in support of Alita during her career as a TUNED agent. It was later used as a transport by Desty Nova.
Gabriel is a large aerial vehicle with a light coloured body and four medium-coloured wings. It is large enough to transport the mobile unit in its cargo bay. Containing various sensor arrays and a high definition laser, it served as a communications link and transport vehicle to deliver weapons, supplies, and equipment from Tiphares to Alita. As a Ground Investigation Bureau vehicle it would not be targeted by the Factory's defense systems designed to prevent flight of any form below Tiphares. In Gunnm: Martian Memory it has a white body and blue wings.
Battle Angel AlitaEdit
Alita started to be supported by Gabriel at some point before she met Figure Four. While on Factory Train 12, it warned her of Knucklehead's ambush and the charges planted on the tracks. On her first day as an operator, Lou Collins used Gabriel's laser to shoot a sniper who was part of a team of cyborg ninjas that Desty Nova had sent to ambush Alita. Gabriel also delivered the mobile unit to Alita and later the Solenoid Quench Gun when she dueled Den. After the fall of the GIB, Nova hacked into and gained control of Gabriel, using it to travel to Tiphares after killing Alita with a powerful doll bomb and recovering her remains.
Gabriel appears in Gunnm: Martian Memory. It delivers the mobile unit to Gally at Factory Farm 22. After she meets Den, Gabriel delivers the Solenoid Quench Gun to her and charges the gun during the ensuing boss fight. Afterwards it retrieves the gun. Gabriel appears again after Nova kills Gally outside the Granite Inn.
It was likely named after the archangel Gabriel given its design as an aerial vehicle and support functions.
|e · d · v||Desty Nova|
|Incarnations:||Nova II • Nova X • Porta Nova • Super Nova|
|Staff:||Barzarld • Eelai • Daisuke Ido • Jasmine • Kayna • Jim Roscoe|
|Patients:||Alita • Deckman 100 • Den • Daisuke Ido • Jashugan • Makaku • Tzykrow • Zapan|
|Inventions:|| Collapser • Cyborg ninjas • Doll bomb • Imaginos Body (Imaginos trigger) • Maggot Body|
Ouroboros Program • P Box • Restorer • Stereotomy • Water pressure converter
|Residences:||Desty Nova's manor • Granite Inn|
|Technology:||Gehirn Umbao • Nanomachines|
|Weapons:||Desty Nova's machine pistol • Smith & Wesson Model 610|
|Related articles:||Flan • G.E.N.E. Project • Orbital University • Tiphares University|