…At least they do when specified in a <ShipTable> with orders="escort". They all fly stacked on top of each other in front of the ship they’re escorting. They properly scatter when it’s time to fight, but I think they try to all pile back up again afterward.

relanat 18 Feb 2022:

I recall something like this happening not long ago but can't find the ticket, all the escorts stacked in one spot. At least they don't destroy each other anymore.

the_shrike 19 Feb 2022:

they do indeed all move back to the overlapping position