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Flame Resistant Cammie Paint

via Predator Intelligence Blog...this could be a fairly significant development if it works. It's not much of a jump from FR camouflage paint to something that could be applied as a mitigating base layer beneath FR clothing.

Researchers at USM have developed a silicone based "make-up" that can be applied to the skin for extreme flame resistance. PEO Soldier had mention the need for the development of a FR Camouflage Face Paint well over a year ago in combination with flame resistant clothing solutions. Improvised explosives have brought a new age of combat where death or injury from burns is one of the largest threats in fighting an insurgency. While the future of warfare is uncertain, great measures are now taken to provide as much flame resistant protection as possible to those in the U.S. Military and beyond.

The newly developed FR face paint being tested in the video below shows the great lengths being taken by the U.S. Department of Defense to provide as much flame resistant coverage as possible for our troops in combat zones.

 

Some FR camo paints might be used more effectively than others...

Read the story in its entirety and watch the video.

...and remember, camouflage is important.

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