By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com May 9, 2011 Updated on 5/09/11. DefenseReview (DR) readers may have noticed that we’ve been on a bit of a combat camo (combat camouflage) kick, lately. Well, we’re going to keep that party going with some info on Hyde Definition’s (HD) very interesting production-ready PenCott “multi-terrain” terrain-specific digital camouflage patterns. Strike Hold! ... Read More »
ELTICS Black Fox Active, Adaptive IR Stealth System / Electronic Thermal Infrared Countermeasure System: Multi-Spectral Thermal/IR (Infrared) Adaptive Camouflage/Cloaking System for Combat Vehicles, Helicopters, and Warships Coming soon to a Battlespace/Theator of Operations Near You!
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com April 25, 2011 Thankfully, there would seem to be no end to the Star Trek future-technology legacy. DefenseReview (DR) recently published a short article on Blucher Systems’ Ghost and Spectralflage anti-thermal/IR multispectral combat camouflage tech/hardware for infantry soldiers (Ghost) and combat vehicles (Spectrralflage), respectively. Well, an Israeli company called ELTICS Ltd. is ... Read More »
Blucher Systems Ghost Soldier Camouflage and Spectralflage Vehicle Camo: Multispectral Combat Camouflage Fabric Technology that Provides Anti-Thermal/IR (Infrared) Camo for 21st Century Special Warfare (SPECWAR)
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com April 19, 2011 Last updated on 4/20/11. A German company called Blucher Systems GmbH (Nettetal, Germany) is making and marketing an interesting thermal/IR (Infrared) camouflage/”signature management” fabric technology that can protect whatever it’s covering from being detected by optoelectronic devices, i.e, thermal/IR imagers. This very interesting fabric/material, which utilizes metallized fibers to ... Read More »
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com April 9, 2011 Combat camouflage (combat camo), or tactical camouflage (tactical camo), has been a DefenseReview (DR) area of interest for a number of years. DR also follows the latest developments in the area of soldier systems, including soldier gear, as much as we can. The website Soldier Systems comes in very ... Read More »
U.S. Army “Family of Camo Patterns” (FOP) Program Phase IV Next-Generation Combat Camouflage Competition Update: Army Camouflage Improvement Industry Day
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com December 14, 2010 Last Thursday, December 9, 2010, the U.S. Army Product Manager, Soldier Clothing and Individual Equipment (PM-SCIE) and Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) conducted the Army Camouflage Improvement Industry Day at the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) in Adelphi, Maryland as part of of Phase IV of the Army’s “Family of camo Patterns” ... Read More »
Metaflex Flexible Metamaterial (Flexible MM): The Future of Adaptive Camouflage / Visual Cloaking Technology? The quest for invisible infantry soldiers continues.
By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com November 6, 2010 DefenseReview (DR) has been publishing information on adaptive camouflage (a.k.a. electro-optical camfouflage, optical camouflage, active camouflage, chameleonic camouflage, invisibility cloaking technology, visual cloaking tech, visual spectrum cloaking tech, etc.) for quite some time. We’ve reported on both metamaterials (a.k.a. MMs, negative-index materials, negative-index metamaterials, and/or left-handed materials) research at ... Read More »
by David Crane [email protected] The digital photos featured in this article (below) were taken by DefenseReview.com, and are the exclusive property of DefenseReview.com. Click on photos to view them full-size. While we’re on the subject of camouflage coatings/paint we thought we would share the following digital photos with our readers. They’re pics of the (5.56x45mm/.223 Rem) Lewis Machine & Tool ... Read More »
by David Crane [email protected] You may remember our fairly recent article about the Jordanian Security Forces (JSF) adopting Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp.’s PSD Urban Digital Camouflage Pattern. The article is titled "DefRev Scoop: Jordan Adopts Hyperstealth Advanced-Tech PSD Urban Digital Camo". Well, DefenseReview recently received the scoop on Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp.’s new Jordanian KA2 Night (Blue) and Jordanian Special Forces Woodland ... Read More »
by David Crane [email protected] Since we’ve just published articles on Tactical Assault Camouflage (TACAM) and Millenium Texture Series Camouflage (MilTex camouflage), we thought we should also mention Dual Texture Camouflage (Dual-Tex camouflage). Dual Texture Series Camouflage (Dual-Tex) is a digital/digitized camouflage pattern developed in the 1970’s, and a progenitor to modern digital camouflage patterns/digitized camouflage patterns like Fracture Camouflage, TACAM, ... Read More »
by David Crane [email protected] This is a quick follow-up to our just-published article on Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp.’s Tactical Assault Camouflage (TACAM) for Counterterrorism applications, titled Tactical Assault Camouflage (TACAM): Multi-Environment Counterterrorism Camo. MilTex™, or "Millennium Texture Series Camouflage™", is a group of digital camouflage patterns (a.k.a. digitized camouflage patterns) that, according to the Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp. MilTex (Millennium Texture Series ... Read More »