Really? As military.com‘s Kit Up! blog tells us, HyperStealth (Leaders in Camouflage, Concealment and Deception) is testing out the next gen in urban camo designs. “CUEPAT-2 (Canadian Urban Environment Pattern) version-2 … is the unconventional pattern in field trials, previous computer simulations showed this pattern to be quite effective for both outdoor and indoor urban environments. The perceived depth within the pattern throws off the ambient and focal vision from noticing the target.” While it looks more like something you’d see in Rayon on a douche canoe cruising the bars on a Friday night, if it keeps even one soldier safer, it’s worth the ridicule.

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10 Responses to Could This Be the Next Generation of Urban Camo?

  1. Looks like m.c. Escher designed it. Its a neat concept though. If it works well they wont even know your there to make fun of.

  2. The only problem I see is that it’s too consistent. Unless they have a way to randomly generate the “3D building” effect, it will be too easy to spot. Compared to the default camouflage patterns militaries use, which are not so much random, but they have too much “pattern” that it’s too damn hard to tell the difference between two patterns.

    I’m not sure about field trials for this camouflage pattern, but I think the focus is more on a soldier actually *hiding*, rather than the pattern of his clothing.

    Not that I have any issues with new products to help our’s and our ally’s troops though, extra help for them is always welcome.

  3. I just thought of something. I bet this would work great on larger objests like vehicles and maybe even tents or something.

  4. it looks nice but what happens once you put on your plate carrier, and other tactical combat load, it turns to junk thats what.

  5. The Germans sort of had a camo pattern sort of like this in 1944 and 1945. They did not have buildings, but the same soft low contrast blocky design did take place. Everything old is new again.

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