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Thursday, July 03, 2008

Dazzle Camouflage

Who would have thought the military was so avant garde? Naval units around the world employed Dazzle Camouflage during WW1 against optical rangefinding/targeting devices by using angles and colors to distort their location and heading. The patterns served to confuse instead of conceal, similar to many moth species such as the Saturnia pavonia.

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