The Don Escargot anti-submarine warfare aircraft appears in the Mobile Suit Gundam anime series.
Technology & Combat Characteristics
The Don Escargot Anti-Submarine Attack Aircraft (the name comes from its similarity to a snail) are mainly used to combat submarines. Equipped with depth charges and torpedoes, they are excellently suited for this task. For its own protection, the Don Escargot has four anti-air machine guns, two at the front and two at the rear. They are also capable of deploying sonar-buoys to help track down underwater units.
- Anti-Air Machine Gun
- Naval Charge
During the One Year War, these aircraft are stationed mainly on aircraft carriers of Himalaya-class and in Navy Bases. The Don Escargot participates in naval warfare against the forces of the Principality of Zeon a important role that is reflected well in combat against Jukon-class submarines.