View from the guard tower near the FST across the camp wire to the plain and the jebel. The distance from the camp to the mouth of the wadi Jarsis is about 7kms. Hedgehog “B” was half way between the jebel and RAF Salalah. It’s 81mm mortars would reach out to a little over 5,000m. The insurgents 82mm mortars had a range of just over 3,000m and their 105mm M40 RCL had a range of just under 7,000m.

Salalah Town including the camp, RAF Salalah, were defended by a series of mutually supporting strongpoints referred to as “Hedgehogs”

The “Hedgehog Line”


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