Gallery: Heat-Proof Camouflage Make-Up Could Protect Soldiers and Firef...


A team from the University of Southern Mississippi has developed a form of camouflage face makeup that not only prevents soldiers from being seen by the enemy, but also shields their faces from the searing heat of bomb blasts. The innovation represents one of the biggest fundamental changes in military camouflage for thousands of years. However the new make-up won’t just be for military purposes – the scientists who developed it think that the heat-resistant face paint could also help firefighters.

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