DPCU - The original multi cam?

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    DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by 2/1RNZIR on Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:25 pm

    Anyone else ever thought this pattern would near on make it as a multi cam uniform?

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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by jimmyduncan23 on Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:53 pm

    Yes it has been said before, i herd on the rumor mill that the us was seeking use of dpcu colours and or pattern for there army i think but our head shed said no because they wanted it to be australian only.
    Dont know how true that was it was a rumor going around.
    and have seen photos of US SF using dpcu clothing in afghan because of how well it worked in the green zone

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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by 2/1RNZIR on Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:52 pm

    The NZ Army use these uniforms to make gillie suits.

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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by jimmyduncan23 on Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:19 am

    Yes they do i did the 2 week exchange in timor in 08 and they all wanted my uniforms to use and some to cut up into ghillie suit.

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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by leungka on Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:03 am

    Where did you heard that from ??


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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by leungka on Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:25 am

    jimmyduncan23 wrote:Yes it has been said before, i herd on the rumor mill that the us was seeking use of dpcu colours and or pattern for there army i think but our head shed said no because they wanted it to be australian only.
    Dont know how true that was it was a rumor going around.
    and have seen photos of US SF using dpcu clothing in afghan because of how well it worked in the green zone

    Can you post that photo ?? What a Face

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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by Camo_fiend on Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:20 am

    US Soecial Forces types have worn DPDU as well. When I was in basic training, one of the classrooms with an AFSOC theme (each classroom in the squadron complex was themed differently) had framed photos of special forces members wearing DPDU in Afghanistan, not sure the mission or timeframe.


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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by leungka on Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:38 am

    Can U send some of this photos to me ?? Very Happy
    e-mail: leungkasan@gmail.com

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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by leungka on Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:44 am

    Camo_fiend wrote:US Soecial Forces types have worn DPDU as well. When I was in basic training, one of the classrooms with an AFSOC theme (each classroom in the squadron complex was themed differently) had framed photos of special forces members wearing DPDU in Afghanistan, not sure the mission or timeframe.

    Hey, dude
    Are U active duty soldiers in SOTG ?? cyclops

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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by Camo_fiend on Wed Apr 17, 2013 12:44 pm

    Hi Chris,

    I don't have any of those photos... I can ask around, some collector friends of mine have numerous photos saved on their computers that may include them.


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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by jimmyduncan23 on Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:27 pm

    In uruzghan we had navy seal teams, us green berets operating in base with us and same ao and when acu came out till the full inception of multicam they must have traded with our sf or our reg guys at the bases, it wasn't a wide spead use thing I think.

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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by jimmyduncan23 on Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:33 am




    Notice they are all wearing US IR flags on their shoulders, and no rising suns!

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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by filupe on Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:03 am

    Two weeks ago I attended a Regimental Dinner where the RSM of the Army was a guest. He gave a talk on new changes in Army dress on the horizon and I was surprised to learn that Auscam may be given the flick! He stated that tests had been conducted between 4 patterns including Auscam and Multicam where the known patterns came in the bottom two.

    Other revelations he dropped were that everyone will be issued a 'para smock' (his words) - some type of combat smock that will form part of a new cold weather system. We will also be getting new combat boots but will still be allowed to purchase approved private purchase boots for the forseeable future.

    I guess all this shiny new kit on the way will keep me in for just a few more years of sufferance ...

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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by jimmyduncan23 on Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:34 am

    Nice info, I was swapping my old cold weather jacket the other day and I was told a new cold weather system was coming in and I got given the dpcu hard jacket, they said that it will come in soon!

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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by jimmyduncan23 on Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:05 am

    well it is all coming together, at the start of 2012 NATO was in Tully doing camouflage testing, with what patterns work best.
    http://soldiersystems.net/2012/04/08/australians-conduct-multispectral-camouflage-assessment/
    http://www.dsto.defence.gov.au/news/6872/

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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by jimmyduncan23 on Tue Sep 17, 2013 6:50 pm

    I have a photo of the new pattern and its great, d Its not multicam or auscam or AMP pattern is there, any way to make photos private for forum only and not able to be copied at all?

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    Re: DPCU - The original multi cam?

    Post by filupe on Tue Sep 17, 2013 7:34 pm

    Unfortunately I don't think so - not forum specific anyway. All you can do is mark it with some sort of watermark.

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