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UNSC Marine Corps

The UNSC Marine Corps standard-issue battledress comes with camouflage to blend into the surrounding environment.

Camouflage, also known as cryptic coloration, concealing coloration or disruptive pattern material, is a form of deception that allows a person or object to remain indiscernible from, or "blend in to," the surrounding environment. Examples include the battledress of UNSC Marines, ODSTs, UNSC Army troopers, and some coatings on weapons.

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Woodland Camouflage, which first originated in the UK in the mid 20th Century.

There are many forms of camouflage, each used for a specific environment. The UNSC Marine Corps seem to utilize a type of Woodland Camouflage after the events of Alpha Halo, and appear to use a variant of the Desert 2-colour pattern by the Battle of Installation 00. The Orbital Drop Shock Troopers utilize urban camouflage during the discovery of the second Halo installation. Also, during the Fall of Reach , the UNSC Army used various forms of camouflage, among them are solid color olive drab and desert tan.

  • Woodland- Jungle or forest fighting
  • Desert- Outdoor desert fighting
  • Urban- For urban or (occasionally) tundra fighting
  • Space- for EVA fighting. e.g. on the hull of a ship.

CovenantEdit

Covenant forces use armor coloration to differentiate rank, with no effort to employ passive camouflage methods. As a result, Covenant armor is useless in that aspect. Instead, Special Operations Sangheili, Jiralhanae and Unggoy use Active camouflage systems for stealth operations, which is far superior to passive camouflage.

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