Accession Number:

ADA063646

Title:

Guide to Camouflage for DARCOM Equipment Developers

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BRUNSWICK CORP DE LAND FL DEFENSE DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-04-29

Pagination or Media Count:

325.0

Abstract:

This Guide is a compilation of information relating to the subject of applying camouflage to DARCOM equipment. Camouflage critical and camouflage sensitive lists of itemssystems are discussed and explained. The process of identifying itemsystem signature cues, and relating these to enemy remote sensing systems in order to achieve a threat assessment is reviewed. Capsule information on the many means and processes of remote sensors is presented to facilitate the threat assessment task. The role of military worth, measures of performance, and measures of effectiveness in determining cost effective counter-measure goals is addressed. Methods of achieving camouflage are defined and explained as is the definition of camouflage itself. The interfaces of camouflage with tactical cover and deception, electronic warfare and cryptography, are brought into focus. Different types of camouflage are explained with emphasis on the built-in type. Information about available camouflage techniques, materials, and materiel is cataloged. The task of testing camouflage is presented as the final process of obtaining effective camouflage for DARCOM equipment. Four types of information are presented throughout this Guide. They are fundamental information about camouflage, procedural information for achieving camouflage, information by way of example, and references for further reading.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Countermeasures

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE