Painting By Numbers

Painting a camouflage pattern on a military vehicle requires a lot of preparation to achieve good results. John Carroll explains the process

Camoufl age is the art of making military equipment, facilities and personnel harder to see. Camoufl age, a French slang word, from ‘camoufl er’ - to veil or disguise - became commonly used in English during World War One as the concept of visual deception devel-oped into a vital part of modern military tactics.

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