By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com Photo Credit: Channel 2 News, Israel June 9, 2009 Updated on 6/10/09 If you’re going to develop a tactical reconnaissance robot, best make it sneaky.Read More »
Tag Archives: optical camouflage
Latest document on AAE Adaptive Camouflage (Cloaking Tech) for Infantry Combat
by David Crane david at defensereview.com DefenseReview recently received the latest document on the invisibility cloaking technology (i.e. adaptive camouflage a.k.a. electro-optical camouflage a.k.a. optical camouflage a.k.a. active camouflage a.k.a. optoelectronic adaptive camouflage a.k.a. chameleonic camouflage) being developed by Advanced American Enterprises (AAE). The AAE Stealth Technology System (STS) comes in two versions. The first, called Visibility-Stealth, works in the …Read More »
U.S. Military Space Satellite Defense: A Potential Solution?
by David Crane david at defensereview.com By now, everyone who hasn’t been living under a rock in the middle of the Sahara desert (or similar-type isolated location) has heard about China’s supposedly successful anti-satellite shoot-to-kill missile test that has the West, including the U.S., "up in arms" (excuse the pun) about the safety of our military and civilian communications and …Read More »
Update: AAE IR/NV-Stealth and Visibility-Stealth Cloaking Technology
by David Crane david at defensereview.com On November 27, 2006, DefenseReview published a piece about Advanced American Enterprises’ (AAE) claims that their IR-Stealth 4.B thermal/IR/NV adaptive camouflage could have saved Israeli warfighters’ lives during their fight with Hezbollah guerillas in Lebanon several months ago. That article also discussed AAE’s Visibility Stealth 1.B optical camouflage, which the company claims would make …Read More »
Company claims optical camouflage could have protected Israeli warfighters.
by David Crane david at defensereview.com Optical Cloaking Technology for Urban Warfare and Counterinsurgency Operations According to Dr. R. A. Zeineh (a.k.a. "Dr. Z"), his company’s (Advanced American Enterprises) IR-Stealth 4.B combination thermal/IR (infrared)/night vision (NV) stealth system could have protected Israeli infantry warfighters from Hezbollah guerrilla fighters in Lebanon. One of the recent new documents we’ve received from AAE …Read More »
Are Anti-Tank Guided Missiles the New Primary Threat in Urban Warfare/MOUT?
by David Crane [email protected] Greg Grant has written an interesting article for DefenseNews.com about Hizbollah’s (Hezbollah’s) "innovative" (Grant’s term) use of man-portable anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) systems. Mr. Grant cites several examples of Hezbollah’s "innovative" urban warfare/guerrilla warfare tactics with ATGMs. 1) Hizbollah guerilla fighters "swarmed" Israeli Merkava MBTs (Main Battle Tanks)–including possibly Merkava Mk4 MBTs–and fired at the sides …Read More »
Is ‘Invisibility Cloak’ for Combat Uniforms/BDUs Here Right Now?
by David Crane [email protected] Over the last several months, DefenseReview has been reporting on a visual cloaking technology (a.k.a. adaptive camouflage technology a.k.a. electro-optical camouflage technology a.k.a. chameleonic camouflage technology) that’s claimed to have been developed by Advanced American Enterprise (AAE) for manned ground vehicles, UGVs (Unmanned Ground Vehicles)/Ground Robots (including weaponized UGVs like SWORDS), infantry warfighters (i.e. human beings), and helicopters (both …Read More »
Tech Update: AAE Stealth III Cloaking Tech for Vehicles, Warfighters, and Helos
by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview has obtained two of the latest promotional/informational documents on the AAE Stealth Technology System (STS) cloaking technology (a.k.a. adaptive camouflage, electro-optical camouflage, active camouflage, and chameleonic camouflage), so we thought we’d share them with our readers. These documents discuss what Advanced American Enterprise (AAE) calls "Stealth III". The relevant links to the Stealth III documents …Read More »
Stealth II Thermal/IR Cloaking Tech: Anti-Anti-Aircraft Tech for Helicopters
by David Crane [email protected] DefenseReview recently received an updated fact sheet on the AAE Stealth Technology System (STS). The new document focuses on an updated/upgraded version of STS called "Stealth II", which can protect helicopters and ground vehicles from heat-seeking missiles, artillary, and personnel with night vision viewers. AAE claims that Stealth II accomplishes this by cloaking/camuflaging helicopter and ground …Read More »
Cloaking Tech Continued: STS Optical AND Thermal/IR Camouflage for Warfighters
by David Crane david at defensereview.com Back in March, DefenseReview reported on the Stealth Technology System (STS) being developed at Advanced American Enterprise (AAE) in our article titled Is Cloaking Technology for U.S. Infantry Warfighters Finally Possible? STS utilizes a form of electro-optical camouflage (referred to also as optical camouflage, adaptive camouflage, active camouflage, chameleonic camouflage, and cloaking technology). Advanced …Read More »