New DPM?

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by rhunter67, Apr 16, 2007.

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  1. rhunter67

    rhunter67 Crow

    I work in an army surplus shop, and was recently presented with a strip of goretex, and was told that this was the new British dpm. It was a bit like the canadian digital pattern, but with two shades of green, brown and black. Anyone else heard of this?
     
  2. EX_STAB

    EX_STAB LE

    At least scan it and post a picture!
     
  3. one-flew-over

    one-flew-over War Hero

    Sounds like the USMC one before that grey blue one they wear now.
     
  4. jockery

    jockery Crow

  5. glasseye

    glasseye Clanker

    Yes it is true.
    whilst out in BAS spoke to an ex log branch clothing procurement officer about the american army's new dpm and he stated that we (the british army/forces) were well into the process of getting an all theatre common DPM material. uk, herric, telic and the balkans etc...

    hopefully in different weights or desert to arctic to jungle could become uncomfortable...
     
  6. The current woodland MARPAT uniform used by the USMC is brown, green and black.

    The greyish ACU uniform is used by their Army.
     
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  8. Brew_Time

    Brew_Time War Hero

    Prefere the Real Tree stuff thats available in some fishing tackle / shooting shops. They do a Spring, Summer and Autumn variety of camo.

    BT.
     
  9. SelfLoadingRifle

    SelfLoadingRifle Old-Salt

    Looks as if it will be much like the existing dpm - good in woods and close up, but too dark and likely to silhouette you at longer ranges.

    SLR (Not to be confused with SLR Boy).
     
  10. Two posts by new users with 1 post each? o_O
     
  11. EX_STAB

    EX_STAB LE

    How important is this camouflage material anyway? The enemy don't bother with it?
     
  12. glasseye

    glasseye Clanker

    not really new, just new login after losing my old ID...
     
  13. REgards

    REgards LE

    Does it really matter? As with any new kit, it will be superceded and obselete long before we get issued any!