UPDATE: New images show details of new Army camo | Army Times

UPDATE: New images show details of new Army camo | Army Times

armytimes.com 01 Aug '14, 11pm

Combat uniforms featuring the service’s newest camo pattern will be available for sale starting in the summer of 2015, the Army announced Thursday. The Army is calling its new camo the Operational Camouflage Pattern, though it’s been referred to in previous tests as Scorpion W2. It is similar in appearance to Crye Precision’s MultiCam, but was developed by Army Natick Labs in Massachusetts. Scorpion W2 uses a color palette of muted greens, light beige and dark brown. The Army plans to transition to this new camo over time, phasing out the unpopular gray-green Universal Combat Pattern of the ACU. The Army, in a statement, said a phase-out o...

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stripes.com 01 Aug '14, 9am
In historic first, German Army general appointed USAREUR chief of staff @US_EUCOM

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af.mil 01 Aug '14, 10am

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