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Eurosatory 2022: Saab Barracuda debuts 'Harry Potter-style invisibility cloak'

17th June 2022 - 15:45 GMT | by Harry Lye in Paris

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Saab Barracuda's Soldier System. (Photo: Saab)

Saab Barracuda has added the Soldier System cloak to its range of concealment devices.

The Barracuda division of Swedish aerospace and defence manufacturer Saab has created a new item of clothing called Soldier System, designed to obscure a range of optics such as ultraviolet and IR.

Speaking to Shephard following the launch of Soldier System at Eurosatory 2022, Saab Barracuda sales and marketing director Lars Fernström provided more information on the protective and lightweight cloak.

Soldier System weighs 600g and can be stuffed into a pack to reduce the carrying burden for personnel. It is a double-sided square measuring 2m x 2m, which can be snapped together with buttons to form a cloak, secured to a

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Harry Lye is Senior Naval Reporter at Shephard Media.

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