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MultiCam - The Ability To Hide In Plain Sight
MultiCam is a Crye Precision camouflage pattern designed for use in a wide range of conditions. Variants of it, some unlicensed, are in use
with armed forces. The pattern is also sold for military usage.
With the use of Multi Cam, soldiers are able to hide and blend with its surroundings making them invisible to enemy eyes. This is the very
reason why when it comes to battle military men can't be seen, they just blend in within the surrounding.
M ulticam And Its Origin
Let's take a closer look when it comes to the origin of this camouflage pattern. This will give us an idea as to how it came to being and what
made it part of the military.
Multi Cam was designed for the use of the U.S. Army in varied environments, seasons, elevations, and light conditions. It is a 7-color,
multi-environment camouflage pattern which was developed by Crye Precision together with the U.S. Army Natick labs.
The pattern was included in the U.S. Army's move to replace the 3-Color Desert and Woodland patterns, but in 2004 lost to the Universal
Camouflage Pattern (UCP) that came to be used in the Army Combat Uniform. However, it was re-commissioned by the U.S. Army in 2010,
replacing UCP for units deploying to the War in Afghanistan.
Design And Colors
MultiCam has background colors of a brown to light-tan gradient and lime green blending in between, the main part consists of green to
yellowish green gradient and finally dark brown and light pinkish blotches spread throughout the pattern. This allows for the overall
appearance to change from greenish to brownish in different areas of the fabric, while having smaller blotches to break up the bigger
Other countries have different versions and colors of their Multi Cam. But the common denominator is this - it is use in order to let a soldier
to blend in, be one with it surroundings so that the opponent will have a hard time of detecting. This is very important especially in war, or an
Importance Of M ulti Cam In Battle
Having the ability to move around the surroundings without being seen by the enemy is one great advantage and is also the best way to win
the war. MultiCam in airsoft games would not only give you the look but would also distinguish you from your enemies. It is also a great
apparel to use in reenacting wars of the past.
Now, aside from using this in war, battle or any military encounter - this camouflage pattern is being used in apparel as well. It can serve as a
fashion statement for those who want to project some sort of military style within themselves without having to be in the military. Whether you
are going to use this for military purposes or as a fashion statement, one thing is for sure - it is indeed one of the famous design patterns.