Interesting pattern design. It looks almost identical to MC. I also read a newspaper article a short while ago saying the Army was test wearing a new cammie. A picture of few soldiers wearing something like AOR2 was attached to it. So this Scorpion pattern comes as a surprise to me. I thought they were going to align the cammie design with Navy and Marines. I'm quite interested in the design development of the cammie pattern from a graphic design point of view. Good stuff. Thanks for sharing.
On the original subject of this post, I'm glad to see the Army finally pick a good pattern. Now, PLEASE redesign the fatigue uniform! The ACU uniform blouse looks like a maternity top!!!
All the money they wasted on ACUs.
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I recall how everyone groaned when the ACU was adopted and how it was clear that this pattern was everything but not "universal". Back when I first saw it, I thought the Army was testing a Urban pattern and thats what it was kind of intended for. Now 10 years later, it seems the Army came to the same conclusion.
Now the whole process starts all over again and at the time the new uniform is fielded something better shows up that will most likely replace it.
I often wonder if people at the Pentagon dont have any foresight/hindsight.
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It's kind of funny. For a long time NO ONE was going the MultiCam route and now it seems like everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. The U.K. and Denmark have switched to MC unis. Who's next? All of NATO, Ukraine, Vladistan?
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Here's the Army Times article with a couple of good pictures. I gotta say, I like the cut of the blouse much better that the ACU cut.
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ACU always made our FTX's easier - we could see the "bad guys" because they stuck out like sore thumbs. Now we all get to play Where's Waldo
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Finally joining the cool kids eh?
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