|Centurion Model 001|
|Aliases/Nicknames:|| Graystone Industries Centurion Model 001
U-87 (Prototype designation)
|Series/Class/Type:||001 (military Only)|
|Weight:||Around 800 lbs.|
|Eye Color:||Red Scanner Ocular Eye|
|Mother:||Zoe Graystone (Creator - Design)|
|Father:||Daniel Graystone (Creator)|
|Personal Weapons Systems|
|Primary Projectile Weapons:||None|
|Chronological & Political Information|
|Affiliations:||All twelve world's government|
The U-87 Cyber Combat Unit was the progenitor of the Cylon race, created some 58 years before the fall of the Twelve colonies by Daniel Graystone.
The U-87 was created by Daniel Graystone and his team of scientists at Graystone Industries in Caprica City, six years before the First Cylon War started. Commissioned by the Caprican governemtn for the Caprica Military, the U-87 was intented to serve as the main infantry soldier, capable of "shooting and fighting." The U-87 was designed to be a semi-sentient humanoid form.
Daniel Graystone's design for the U-87 chassis is base on his daughter, Zoe Graystone's drawing. Zoe base her drawing on a image in the Monotheist bible. The image is a drawing of the Kobol's Centruion.
After stealing the Meta-cognitive processor from Vergis Corporation and Tomas Vergis, the U-87 higher brain function cause it to be able to operated more independently than pervious before.
When the U-87 went into mass production, after minor upgrade it became Model 001. The mass production of the Model 001 started in 1942, shortly after the Battle of Atlas Arena.
While the Model 001 was the primary model construction their was a numbers or variant planned.
The Model 001H or the Heavy Centurion, was a plan version of the Model 001. However because of Labor Union, the version was cancel.
The Marine version of the Model 001. It is the only variant that when into production.
The Model 001 Non-Combat, was going to be the civilian version of the Model 001 however the plans was cancel in favor of the Model 002.
The Model 001P was going to be the pilot version of the Model 001. However due to political perssue the Model 001P was cancel. This was done because of some fears of a machine revolt and in order to overcome the fear it was decide that the Air Force would remaining in human hands, and Centurion would be used a the ground forces.