Almost invisible

May 6th, 2019

Protecting the military today requires sophisticated, multifaceted camouflage solutions.  by Marie O’Mahony Saab's Special Operations Tactical Suit (SOTACS) uses a camouflage system that allows stealth operations in hostile environments. The customizable suit has multispectral characteristics and offers cover from a wide range of reconnaissance systems. Photo: © Saab AB.  New fabric developments in camouflage, as well as […]

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Octopus inspired Camouflage Material

October 26th, 2017

Recent research shows that biomimetic approaches can help with the development of sophisticated, high-performance textiles. A team of researchers from Ithaca, N.Y.-based Cornell University and Woods Hole, Mass.-based Marine Biological Laboratory have borrowed inspiration from cephalopods, such as octopus, in devising camouflage materials. A nonwoven textile material was used in conjunction with elastomeric silicone membranes […]

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