Informal interviews with members of 1 Squadron, 1st Armoured Division, Signal Regiment in Saudi Arabia.
In Public Information Office (PInfo) at the Forward Maintenance Area (FMA), Al Jubayl, new lights and power packs for the UKLF Mobile News Team are tested: Captain Peter Griffiths in shot, followed by shots of Captain J C Robinson and Corporal "M" with Corporal Butt of the RAF. Exterior test of camera. Outside 1 Sqdn's base at Central 306: aerials in desert camouflage, camels visible in distance. Interior and exterior scenes at gun trench: radio relay telecommunications officer Lance Corporal Neil Jones is interviewed. Setting up of Ptarmigan field communications system with SCRA (Single Channel Radio Access) mobile telephone system. The antenna mast is erected, and box body radio is set up: close-ups of knobs, buttons, lights, and of Jones' face. Vehicles move through sand at Central 306; long shots of trench and camouflage net. Colleague brings mug of tea for Lance Corporal Jones. Main Squadron Headquarters: Staff Sergeant Neil Arden sets up radio. Procedure in Node Command Vehicle. Automatic Switching Centre: Signalmen Simon Cartwright and Simon Cullen, working in their camouflaged switch wagon, are interviewed. In Radio Land Rover, Telegraph Officer Lance Corporal Steve Bowman is seen at work. Finally, Second Lieutenant Adam Parsons, Troop Commander, is interviewed.