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YS-11 Dodai YS

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General and Technical Data

Model number: YS-11
Code name: 
Dodai YS
Unit type:
 bomber/sub-flight system
Manufacturer: Principality of Zeon
Operator(s): Principality of Zeon; South Seas Alliance
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: 2 pilots and 1 officer in standard cockpit
Dimensions: overall length 20.3 meters
Weight: unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 8 x missile launcher, mounted in forward section of main body (Zeon units); 6 x missile launcher, mounted in forward section of main body (South Seas Alliance units)

Technical and Historical Notes

The YS-11 Dodai YS was a bomber developed by the Principality of Zeon that also doubled as a mobile suit sub-flight system. The Dodai YS had a cockpit in its forward section that could accommodate several pilots. The Dodai YS was armed with eight missile launchers mounted in its forward section. During the course of the war, the Zeon also created the YS-11G Dodai GA, a unit focused on anti-ground attacks, along with the upgraded Dodai II. In UC 0080, salvaged Dodai YS units were utilized by the breakaway South Seas Alliance as part of its defense forces. These remodeled units featured two fewer missile launchers than the original Zeon version. The Dodai YS was succeeded by the all-environment use Dodai Custom deployed by the AEUG during the Gryps War in UC 0087. However, the original Dodai YS remained in service with Earth-based Zeon remnants as late as UC 0096.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: May Kauwin
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara (Mobile Suit Gundam version)

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Director(s):

Yoshiyuki Tomino
Ryoji Fujiwara (movie 1)

Writer(s):
Yoshiyuki Tomino
Masaru Yamamoto
Kenichi Matsuzaki
Yoshihisa Araki
Hiroyuki Hoshiyama

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Yoshiyuki Tomino

Character Designer:
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Musical Composer(s):
Yuji Matsuyama
Takeo Watanabe

Airdates:
Japan 04.07.1979 – 01.26.1980
U.S. 07.23.2001 – 09.12.2001

Theatrical Release:
Japan 03.14.1981 – 03.13.1982

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