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|tank_trap = czech_hedgehog|
|A static anti-tank obstacle defense made of metal angle or I-beams (that is, lengths with an L- or H- shaped cross section).|
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The(Czech: rozsocháč) or ježek, is a static anti-tank obstacle defense made of metal angle or I-beams (that is, lengths with an L- or H- shaped cross section.) The hedgehog is very effective in keeping tanks from getting through a line of defense. It maintains its function even when tipped over by a nearby explosion. Although it may provide some scant cover for infantry, infantry forces are generally much less effective against fortified defensive positions than mechanized units.