Dual Texture Gradient Camouflage Pattern

Anyone who spent time in Germany in the early 1980s and came in contact with units of the U.S. Army’s 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment (ACR), will probably recall the odd looking “square” camouflage used on that unit’s vehicles. What was this odd pattern? Where did it come from? What happened to it? More »

“CARC” Chemical Agent Resistant Coating

Chemical Agent Resistant Coating or CARC is, in simple terms, a low gloss military version of the polyurethane paints that were developed for use in commercial industry. CARC has a low porosity that prevents chemical warfare agents from “soaking in” to the finish and makes decontamination easy to perform…but it’s tough to polish. More »