Accession Number:

ADD012470

Title:

Deception Pattern for Camouflage.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-06-17

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

An object intended for concealment or a facsimile thereof is used to generate the pattern by creating shadows on a flat surface at several elevation angles, with the resulting set of shapes then rotated in azimuth, in order to produce an abundance of quasi-object shapes within the pattern. The shapes are created in such a way as to be viewing-angle independent, thus producing a background upon which the object is difficult to see from any viewing angle. Selected azimuth andor elevation angles can also be employed, resulting in patterns that are viewing-angle dependent. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Countermeasures

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE