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Old 2011-01-15, 04:41   Link #1071
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Originally Posted by Skyfall View Post
Not really, i am sure they mentioned the actual naming within the show, but i already forgot "Dragoons" is the most widely used/known way to refer to detachable "independent" weapon pods, introduced by Gundam series.
For the record, that's wrong. "Funnels/bits" are the names through which Gundam introduced remote weapons, and is the widely used name. Basically, bits are remote weapons with their own reactors for self-sustained combat. Funnels are remote weapons charged by the mech its attached to, and were more widely used in the Gundam franchise than bits, so "funnels" is the more commonly known of the two names.

"Dragoon" is the name Gundam SEED called its version of funnels 20 years later.
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