rhoiye· 1/6....LIKE NOTHING ELSE.
"Used first by the U.S. Army in the 1980s, during desert exercises, the U.S. six-color desert camouflage pattern was fielded by all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces during the First Gulf War. It was quickly discovered, though, that the so-called 'chocolate chip' camouflage was not so effective as had been hoped.irish70 said:anyone remember when the u.s. first started using the 6 color desert cammies?
The problem arose from the fact that the six-color desert camouflage pattern was developed for, and trialled in, rocky, high desert terrains. Unfortunately, the areas of uniform colour perceived in open deserts are typically ten times larger than those perceived in wooded areas; the combination of large areas of pinkish-tan, medium brown, light green, and dark brown with small black-and-white flecks was simply too 'busy'. "