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AUSA 2021: Mobile concealment technology makes strides

13th October 2021 - 16:30 GMT | by Wilder Alejandro Sanchez in Washington DC

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Fibrotex showcased a model of its mobile camouflage solution at AUSA 2021. (Photo: Wilder Alejandro Sanchez)

The next generation of concealment technology for military users includes mobile solutions to conceal heat signatures while moving.

Industry in the US is looking into the problem of how to mask the heat signature of soldiers and equipment on the move.

According to a representative of Fibrotex USA (a subsidiary of Israeli company Fibrotex): ‘As new detection equipment evolves, like satellites and unmanned aerial vehicles, concealment equipment must evolve too’.

With this in mind, the company representative told Shephard, Fibrotex USA expects within the next 12 months to have a new proof-of-concept solution for concealment against ‘all known threats and sensors’.

Fibrotex USA exhibited its family of concealment systems at the annual AUSA defence exhibition on …

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