by David Crane
The industrial design firm, Crye Associates, designed and developed a unique universal-type camouflage pattern for the U.S. Army’s Scorpion program back in 2001-2002. Scorpion was the experimentation/concept-development project for (and precursor to) the Objective Force Warrior (OFW) program, which has now become the Future Force Warrior (FFW) program.
This picture shows the original Scorpion camo pattern, developed by Crye Associates for the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center (a.k.a. Soldier Systems Center). This Scorpion program camouflage pattern is the basis for their new MultiCam camouflage pattern.
Eagle Industries has been given an exclusive contract by Crye Associates to…
manufacture gear, using the new Scorpion/MultiCam camouflage pattern. They’re going to be manufacturing tactical gear (combat gear) using the Multi-Cam pattern on a special order basis.
DefenseReview has not yet acquired any hi-res jpegs of the Crye Associates MultiCam camouflage pattern. However, when we do, we’ll post them immediately. Luckily, the August 2004 issue of SWAT Magazine has some pics of the new MultiCam camouflage on pages 52-54. The whole issue is good, so go out and buy it, or subscribe.
If you’d like to inquire about when the new Eagle Industries tactical gear with MultiCam camouflage pattern will be available, you can contact Eagle Industries at 636-343-7547, or via email at [email protected].
Addendum (7/11/04): According to MilitaryMorons.com, Crye Associates has started a new manufacturing division called Crye Precision to manufacture the MultiCam camouflage raw fabric and apparel. You can contact Greg at Crye Precision, about the MultiCam camouflage material at 718-246-3838, or via email at [email protected].
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