Chameleon camouflage to give tanks cloaking capabilities

ReutersPublished: October 23, 2014249 viewsVirality: 21%
Published: October 23, 2014

Inspired by the way a chameleon changes its colour to disguise itself; scientists in Poland want to replace traditional camouflage paint with thousands of electrochromic plates that will continuously change colour to blend with its surroundings. The first PL-01 concept tank prototype will be tested within a few years, with scientists predicting that a similar technology could even be woven into the fabric of a soldiers' clothing making them virtually invisible to the naked eye. Matthew Stock reports. Credit to Reuters.

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