Universal Camouflage Pattern

Universal Camouflage Pattern Gets Scrapped

Eight years and $5 Billion later, the Universal Camouflage Pattern gets scrapped. Over the past decade the Army has utilized four different uniforms.

Eight years and $5 Billion later, the Universal Camouflage Pattern gets scrapped.

Over the past decade the Army has utilized four different uniforms, with each representing a considerable expenditure and investment of time and resources that could have been applied to other commonly cited needs, like upgrades to field equipment and improvements to tactical vehicles. Less than a decade after the so-called Universal Camouflage Pattern, or UCP, was introduced the Army is back to the drawing board, set to announce a new camouflage pattern and standard uniform to be worn by the more than million members of the active duty and reserve forces.

Read more at http://www.thedailybeast.com/the-hero-project/articles/2013/10/14/the-army-s-5-billion-new-uniform-already-being-replaced.html.

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