Defence Tactics Archive

‘Sea Chameleons’ inspire new Military camouflage tactics

Cuttlefish are sometimes known as the “chameleons of the sea,” for their ability to change colors rapidly and blend in to their surroundings. Now, researchers have uncovered the three types of “light makers” on the skin that enable this sophisticated camouflage system. The results could lead to better protective gear for soldiers in battle. Researchers

Future Survivability Technologies – a snapshot reveal

Inventions generated by ideas open up newer avenues. Surviving in the environment of today is crucial and any evolution is good to know. In this regard, DARPA is experimenting with new designs to create a new generation of “IED-proof” armoured vehicles. In conjunction with the U.S. Army’s Research Laboratory and Alcoa, a leading producer of