HISTORY OF CAMOUFLAGE
Chris Croot investigates the history of camouflage and how it still has a place in today’s battlespace
MAN HAS BEEN trying to hide from his enemies for millennia, using more and more advanced methods to remain concealed. The ability to remain hidden has benefits for both hunter and hunted alike and in the world of military aviation the stakes often couldn’t be higher.During the birth of aerial conflict, visual identification marked the difference between life and death, but as technology has advanced, how relevant are these colors and patterns today?
What is camouflage?