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YoJoe ID: 118-HVH-2004-DEFENSEM-01

Series: Twenty (2004)
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The Defense Mech was released boxed in U.S. toy stores with the driver Leatherneck (v5) in 2004.

The Defense Mech was part of the Valor vs. Venom line and features an opening canopy, firing missiles, movable arms and legs, and a cannon with lights and sounds. The Defense Mech is articulated at the hips, knees, shoulders, and the left elbow.

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130 People Have It
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Driver/Pilot: LEATHERNECK (v5)

Leatherneck (v5) was released as part of the twentieth series (2004), packaged with the Defense Mech as part of the Valor vs Venom line.

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Easily Broken/Lost Pieces

The antennas and missiles are easily lost.

Featured In

The Defense Mech was featured in several of the various media of GI Joe through the years, including Trading Cards and Cartoons and Commercials.


No variations of Defense Mech are known to exist.

Vehicle Construction

The vehicle mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:

Defense Mech (2004)
Iron Mech (2005)

Reference Information

The below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Defense Mech.

Original Retail: $9.99
Product Number: 58100
Lee's Guide: n/a
The Ultimate Guide: n/a
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: n/a
RAHC/Rank & File: VVV-V10/37-V068
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a