Weapons and Kit

Hiding in plain sight: The story behind battlefield camouflage

Camouflage is based on the principles of shape, shadow, silhouette, surface, spacing and movement.

The art of going undetected has been developed over generations.

To get it right when the stakes are high, military personnel learn the science behind camouflage and how it can help them defeat the enemy.

Straight from the field manual, we have broken down the details.