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#361 rmgill

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Posted 16 July 2018 - 1527 PM

Pips. The diamonds are pips.
 


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Posted 17 July 2018 - 0140 AM

Pips. The diamonds are pips.
 

That's the popular name. Technically, they are called stars. The UK uses the stars (the fancy breast badges) of the Order of the Bath and the Order of the Garter depending on regiment.
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Posted 17 July 2018 - 1538 PM

 

Pips. The diamonds are pips.
 

That's the popular name. Technically, they are called stars. The UK uses the stars (the fancy breast badges) of the Order of the Bath and the Order of the Garter depending on regiment.

 

 

in practice both look very much like the four pointed stars many other armies pin on shoulders. Globally the USA are the really odd ones with their officer rank insignia. Well their generals are in line with most of the world.

 

 

 

 

times of israel has smething on the new camo currently undergoing testing. mostly notieceable for the hires photos attached:

 

https://www.timesofi...rab-green-ones/

 

https://static.times...t_17.24.39.jpeg

https://static.times...17.24.39_2.jpeg

 

the cut is a really old fashioend one that will suck when wearing any kind of armour or loadbearing vest. I hope they also ahve a "combat shirt" in the works.

 

I hadn't noticed in the lower res versions that the CAR-15 has a new buttstock.

 

 

 

and This is an armour staff sergeant, why does he wear anything but an oil-stained coverall? ;)


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Posted 19 July 2018 - 0903 AM

 

 

Pips. The diamonds are pips.
 

That's the popular name. Technically, they are called stars. The UK uses the stars (the fancy breast badges) of the Order of the Bath and the Order of the Garter depending on regiment.

 

 

in practice both look very much like the four pointed stars many other armies pin on shoulders. Globally the USA are the really odd ones with their officer rank insignia. Well their generals are in line with most of the world.

 

 

 

 

times of israel has smething on the new camo currently undergoing testing. mostly notieceable for the hires photos attached:

 

https://www.timesofi...rab-green-ones/

 

https://static.times...t_17.24.39.jpeg

https://static.times...17.24.39_2.jpeg

 

the cut is a really old fashioend one that will suck when wearing any kind of armour or loadbearing vest. I hope they also ahve a "combat shirt" in the works.

 

I hadn't noticed in the lower res versions that the CAR-15 has a new buttstock.

 

 

 

and This is an armour staff sergeant, why does he wear anything but an oil-stained coverall? ;)

 

 

Newer magazine, too, in the last photo.  It has the orange follower.


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Posted 04 March 2019 - 0816 AM

Israel stays wiht the current olive-greenish unfiorms. The cloth touted as breathable wasn't and was sweaty in Israel and the usual IFF reason with all the arabsa around them loving to wear colourful camouflage suits.  The new cut seems to not have been that great either.
 

 

IDF DITCHES CAMOUFLAGE UNIFORM PROJECT

Israeli Army abandons its long-awaited switch to Camo

 

 

https://agilitegear....uniform-project

 

 

Though the article misses an important point about Israel. Yes, Israel is mostly dry, but only half of the year. The other half it is actually very green, when the rain falls. So the greenish uniforms are good enough and brown would stick out.


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Posted 31 May 2019 - 0930 AM

The dutch tankers of Duits-Nederlandse 414 Tankbataljon are the first to receive the new fractal camouflage pattern:

 

Speurtocht naar nieuw camouflagepatroon

 

d190513sh0059.jpg

 

d190513sh0047.jpg

 

Interesting details on the coveralls. I bet the velcro patches are going to be torn off all the time climbing around on the Leopards.  ^_^


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Posted 31 May 2019 - 2033 PM

"Newer magazine, too, in the last photo.  It has the orange follower."--Dark__Falcon

Perfect application for P-mags and their pop-off covers.

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Dirt and mud will quickly cause OD and green to blend in.  The colors can also simulate shadows for the observant wearer.


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Posted 01 June 2019 - 0726 AM

The dutch tankers of Duits-Nederlandse 414 Tankbataljon are the first to receive the new fractal camouflage pattern:

 

Speurtocht naar nieuw camouflagepatroon

 

d190513sh0059.jpg

 

d190513sh0047.jpg

 

Interesting details on the coveralls. I bet the velcro patches are going to be torn off all the time climbing around on the Leopards.  ^_^

 

This cammo is going merge at very close ranges. It might as well be OD. It's definitely a step back from the Dutch version of DPM.


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