Fractal Creep: New Digitized Camo Uniforms for USAF, USN, Jordan

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King Abdullah II in KA2(click to view full) Back on January 9, 2006, DID ran a very popular article discussing the growth of fractal camouflage patterns, including Canada’s trail-blazing CADPAT, the Marines MARPAT, and HyperStealth’s advanced digital KA2 camouflage pattern created for Jordan. HyperStealth had also developed technologies to apply these patterns to aircraft, vehicles, and buildings. Digital camoufalge is a definite trend. Since then, DID has covered the US Army’s ACUPAT scheme and other improvements to the new Army Combat Uniform. Meanwhile, there are further developments. The US Navy now has a pixilated uniform based on MARPAT, approved and released in early March. The US Air Force has just released its Airman Battle Uniform, based on a slightly pixilated tiger stripe pattern. In Jordan, over 300,000 uniforms have now been produced in variants of HyperStealth’s digital KA2 pattern, including a new Civil Defense Directorate KA2 Blue/Grey digital pattern. Research into night/urban, vehicle and aircraft camouflage patterns is also continuing. Details follow… New KA2 Uniforms(click to view full) Jordan’s Civil Defence Directorate is linked to the Ministry of Interior. Primary tasks are Fire-Fighting, Rescue and Ambulance services; though other tasks involve explosives-related tasks and monitoring oil & gas infrastructure. King […]

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