RE: [gundam] Gundam Acronyms?

Y. Choe (
Mon, 22 Feb 1999 17:00:39 -0800

> >Believe it or not, the "R" indicates a Federation MS. In this case, it
> >stands for "Renpou", the Japanese word for "Federal state" or "union".
> It _may_, but I've never seen this claim made in any Japanese text. If
> so, what does the first "F" in "FF" stand for?

I don't know where I heard it from, but I swear that R always stood for
"Robotics" or something related to R. IF that is indeed the case, then it
could go a long way in explaining the difference between serial no. of MS
and Fighters (where F="Fighter" or some such nonsense)


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