Is MARPAT a copy of Cadpat?
MARPAT is aesthetically similar to Canadian Forces CADPAT, which was first developed in the 1990s. The United States Army used the same shapes in designing its Universal Camouflage Pattern, which uses a much paler three-color scheme of sage green, grey and sand for use on the Army Combat Uniform.
What is the best all around camouflage?
1. Mossy Oak Obessesion. Mossy Oak Obsession is by far the most prevalent camo pattern in the Spring turkey woods. Obsession is so popular and effective that has been adopted by the National Wild Turkey Federation as their official camouflage.
Why did the US Army choose UCP?
The Universal Camouflage Pattern (UCP) is a digital military camouflage pattern formerly used by the United States Army in their Army Combat Uniform. The pattern was chosen after laboratory and field tests from 2003 to 2004 showed it to provide the best concealment in many different operational environments.
What color is MARPAT?
Unlike the Army’s effort, MARPAT makes no attempt at being a universal camouflage, and there are two sets of colors used: For wooded areas, green, tan, brown, and black, and for desert environments, various shades of sand.
Which is better for NVGs multicam or MARPAT?
The fabric/dyes/coatings can make a huge difference when viewed under NVGs regardless of pattern. Also starching or washing in soap with color brighteners will also degrade the effectiveness when viewed by NVGs. Most available multicam is untreated poly/cotton, not mil-spec treated NYCO.
Which is better, a MARPAT or an ACU?
Fresh woodland is usually too dark especially with the patches of black in it. acu seems great in urban environments and if you are around rock/stone… it blends perfectly. GI marpat…. best place to check is ebay. or keep checking the for sale section on this board and other gun boards for marines selling of their gear.
What’s the difference between MARPAT and light Coyote?
The Coyote (golden tan) color covers nearly 50% of the MARPAT Woodland pattern, while in the Desert Pattern they use a slightly different “Light Coyote” color in 25% of the pattern – utilizing a different screen layer as they both are identical patterns (Light Coyote is the third darkest color in the Desert MARPAT below).
What’s the difference between MARPAT and aor2 uniforms?
AOR2 we also based off of the MARPAT woodland coloration but with enough differences in colors (three of the AOR2 colors are brighter than Woodland MARPAT) and orientation (the pattern flows vertical – up and down on the Navy uniform, whereas MARPAT flows horizontal – left to right) that the USMC did not object to the Navy using this variation.