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YoJoe ID: 118-HVH-1984-MACHINEG-01

Series: Three (1984)
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The Machine Gun Defense Unit was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1984. The toy was also sold in 1985 and was discontinued in 1986. It was also available via mail order in 1988.

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Easily Broken/Lost Pieces

As the Machine Gun Defense Unit is comprised solely of small, removable parts, all pieces are easily lost.

Featured In

The Machine Gun Defense Unit was featured in several of the various media of GI Joe through the years, including Trading Cards, Comic Books, Cartoons and Commercials.


No variations of Machine Gun Defense Unit are known to exist.

Vehicle Construction

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

This was the only usage of the Machine Gun Defense Unit's major parts.

International Releases

The Machine Gun Defense Unit was also sold internationally in Argentina as the Ametralladora Unidad de Defensa.

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 Machine Gun Defense Unit.

Original Retail: $2.29
Product Number: 6651
Lee's Guide: GIJ-84064a
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 43 (1st Ed.), Pg. 68 (2nd Ed.)
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: #GI5315
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a