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'This lin 'up,lof Mar'ne!. 'IH-1'W,s, S:upelt Cobras shows how rsaflld was po n'ted over 'the 9 resin ,B'nd bJ ae k~ Nate ·th e tih'r1ee-digil ·num ... bar on tho lorwan!l fuselage an _ 'he ove~pelnt _ d ns -gnisB. 1000 'vial [Jav'td H. Kmaus~

24 F:iDeSc .... 81 Mo ~.ele; _

Ano'th·. r 9 roulp at j I,Whi's!lCay II Cob 1l"86\! ttl i. " Ii me 'with g ,ay pli lilted 0118 ffle Field Gr' en 8.nd black ,of the Land Csmouflagecheme" :1-- 'tm'B bac,kground l_ IC~5 G'.II-'~~V In typical Eu-,-paBft '1 ,caf,o_, .~ DO:O 'via Day'! H, Klaus ..

B'y D:AV D Hoi KLAUS

Nrr~~!~D;::dt~eDt~

f~ th to ,.. '" ..lI' 0' 1j;.,J::

a me gram [fur armaoa m .. peranon

Desert S' ,'ha " m.~V lother air 'Fill'CBS nar-

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aIr . tU'1!e,lS, o. '. . a~n., ,an 8 ." 'J .- ~ tn.~e ~

I'taJ,Y j he' e'~; led _~'llW aiti 91 the Sulblnat~, 'Of 0man~ 'Q,Rtar, 'Saudi ,Arabi~1 -the U'nited Arab Emira"' 8.. and the U nited ]fingdiom also p,m.yeD important roles ..

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~tlliwCh~ rur .' ' .. rees, ::u."Qm ~J,,!tMY1

elgi urn,; lind .. ta1y reinfereed their Fe') .. , low NATO member. Turkey"

rIlle Gnlf W[M S.l~u~t~ed It vM'iety of n~w Cal!:Ulnf1~ge schemes, particularly iO 'Lh.o,!e air forlCe,s pflepaxed fox war rn Enrc:pe.a.n cDrJdit!orut y_ el mIlD} ajr .. ,

""r'ff.'i'frj,. W· ',~rn'r ~ ... ei 'r ori 0''':. Jl'" 1 ~ ....:L.. m' - !"if'll- '! ~ ~,-~ Ii". .~ ~Q.' ~IU~ y • ,~'.~~l.. W !.;;iIml~ . es.,. ,1111"~1

arrtjc.I.e descrIbes th!e new schemes and

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thD~e 0'" the mmdJ~:r air .forces largely '1U1.\ulOWD' to' modelers,

B8.hr,a~lnEml~.ri Defense F,o FiCB'" B:a:h ii Tain'~'~ F -,{5EJFs sti U: wear theil" prfJwar scheme o~foverall FB 36·875 Light Comp~, Ghust C~"l~il:Y;.

(P~a,ge 2.4'1' "fill ,A, Britlsh IRoya.1 A.lir Floree J'agua'r Q:R" 1A hI sB:rviced -ron 81 dese,l1l!as~~ durlng Opera,l1on D'asen S'llO'rm'~ Tltiie [de;sen, CB'ffUJtdliage 'is a re·mlDv8:bIQ' ,sand 'Colla·r' t.~o U' .. 6 .. s18n·,

.... 1 ..:I, Fe!' 3- nl~n D' "'r! ·,t· f' n .... !Ii· ..... ID··O···.-D·'\'· _~I ., D ··-·...:II'U 10:-- - U -H-" A" .... ...:1, d ..... -, "

1!!loI ar~, 'ra U~ II :;:!III" ·e p. al - _men, [0' _:~II:'Bn se \1_ .~'"' _ I Y 18 ._;_. aVl Y n iii . " In!l'S~ ,,~ . " ,_.· . .JSal~u iBn,,' ,ufUW"

U" !l Ms rifl,S 'C H ... 41, SeaknJi gllU pre-pa'rlf!Si to, B I j n9 8· I orad~, gOD vi a DS'V'f,d H" Ie I aus:" (Above) A C'anadfan Air' FD~OO' C'F,,,,18 I,oadedl wrth tOUf AIM~'1' SpSrn;lWSI and' twD' .A.IIM~I !Udewlnderl pre·parels itn" iQI ,m,ilssion~ 'Clnadla.n. H,Qflnets were· "Uft rlspatnrredl r'OJ' [jeHUf! duty',,, C'Af Sgl Bob ThQimp son viia, DIV~ d H,~ K IOUSii

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flag~ color info.T_ttuJtio,nj, !OD Idetails of Fre.ncb aluiFJ:Bmh~~'upplied eo.lCUiS at:e d.tffinult to obtain or v19'ri.fy, Its aircraft genmr,aUy ON ~Ia bad. inlli@i Fo' pre'w'~ efImloufl2Jgr~ with a l~o1Jp]e or notable ex:-c,epti:oD.'9J.' Tbe "ell,a.a'I' 9ifihenlei W'Q!':D by Mirage FIICRs LfSiually dePlQ,~ed to' desert J"l! gitrnrs WQ,S declared to rn dark

for ope':ra titJ'l15i in 't}1R,_,U"l'ill.iti -tb!~tter ~ se a Ijl~tm'r seheme ~as ,ap!p:~il8d~ Adesert ·taWhmwD topsid.e, seheme was

.also a.P1I1ied 'to a Fe'w o'~ the Mu"age 2000 C $' P illi&lcipartin ~ in the war.

fta~II8 n A 1" r Forte.. Ital ian "fOTIlil!dQB were<l'ep~j,nted nti er arrival in the gulf '~yith removable dessr camouHage~ 'P08- 1;1 b11 in British ~r_. andfrl~d. ,IQlo1-S,.

Kuwaiti Air Faree,", A.·4KUtrA-4~U~,~

The KuJwal't] A,!p,4,K,U is s~ milbBlr 'to IJhu Itt, ,1,. IMa'r~ De .A'''4'M Sk,hawt~ INote· the lbls.ck i'i F'A EE KU'·,

WIA II,-j II II','. ·' ..... 1 ,'. iIIh" _. ',. - - , .'-1 ,.' ,-- DO' ". D" 'I;. ,r-D' , ~d·J U u'il- - .

__ "'I .1 ~egen.u 0 n !L _Ie ._III.Se'_ age~ . - .. '~', . VII a ,iii VI .' 1lI~. ftl alii S~,

~w.rilge F Is, Gazelles;, &n:a Ptuna.s eseaped ,he I, ~qi i n v,a sri onm All w,e:ve :Hewn in Desert I~to:rm air' ;battles. The

, n"fi fam Jiii e. bls - ~- 'FR' "E"E - UJW",i\ lm~~

na:~ir '-l~ - !IliII' U,Ii:lI,.t;OII:C,n, , , ' ' ,.' , , ' , _ '. ' .ftLl:JL:__

lege-rna i'l~ carried on tlh .. e fus€lage sides ~f the A~4s and Jv.l.it'ag:e~, at no~ghJ evi.dent,;;~ of :._ 'has been found on the Gaz,e.]les or Pumas; Boundels at" , not worn on ,any' of' 'these aircraft ~ The on]',' n~

Ibignal iIlsi,gnia is A ,SJ'111Jll Kuwllti _Bag ~;n_ th.e :fins- -f', he ~-4 and Mitage and on the: fusel8!g8 ioome lor the "Q,a;,zelle ana Puma he1J.co!p tel'l.

Th,e KUW,R~1ti A-4,U and TA-J~tJ£Ll are similar' to- e " ~ S. Mani 1\es ,A-4M ~.d Q,A",,01 te·speeti.~et' '.' The ',ingle", seaters do n{Jlt c~ry 'h,~ fill tip ECM pod £lund Ian bile 'i""~lM~ .. AU th,.

Skh k "'d-t' .. '

. 11' 'w, ' , ' - " ," -:- ' ' , ,- - - a-,

"'~ ~,I" 9 were' pamte , g " uwaiti

~peeifi~'tiQn.s at ' .he Deugla fa,ctof]F in Long: Beach be,j'o;re delivery. The 1000l~)r' :etaJjde1~d useil is I'~ n k na'wu b-u t ,on gi nal paint chip,~ show th"e topside co 1 ors to be DN 9:5,81 nea- FS 80219 tan, bu ~~s~, red ano sligb:t'~y.· mer .- ~ I1ow)~ ~'nd DN 9580 (near FS 3:3·' ,'. Ii.ght tanr. TIlle undarsid ' caIrn is; DN 9 5:39 ,~] m,f) &t

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Matchbox PK-29 Tester 211

FU,~imi F22 • ltalen 151

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TfJstor 6,13 ., I FIJ~imll F23

Hase ,aWl 8,1' a .' I taJ~ri '1 ss

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Jester 632

Italen 160

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1~1:~ri 2t)lJ &: 137

AMT IL~H]7' [S,CIICI60

I ester 6911

Tester 2721686

ltaleri 'J6 Pioneer 3003 Ai rlix D304BIll31l51

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IeslD,r 36;1

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Hasegaw~ 8021803

Helle r 32] • Ai rfix 0301 1 Matthb9j PK-1' 02112,8

HtH~! gtWI 1(;2,9/K30/1<81 It se 18002t9IC,3£V9Crl1

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A,~ rfbt 0402:1,. R,evtJl 4 g,~'3

Ital e rl , ~4115'1/' 8411 '7'1

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Monogram 5406. 54SB C4nVert:I\'V .Missing Unk N01 ES C I S(3-401 a

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Hasegawa 822

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LS Al'~ & 1035 M~n~craft 1637 Rave II 40i11

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ESC! 8Cw4034t40:36 Mamtrack1.2 Conven;.lo n 48:11

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A, P'r,ef'u:h Mjra,ge 2DOO 111 ,8 new tWo-tone sand-and .. lan 'tteserl: :5:Ch,emsil C:Oh3f starn:llam's, are unknown al thiSi ti me ~ In this b a C\k,g'ro'U nCd Ii S i7J In oth sr Mirage, 211001 I'n ,sila iii (tlald' lWo .. to ne gray Illr,bl., enJ:RI PA .. Ai r via Dav\i d ,H. 'Klaus.,

~~a ~tt FS 3S,J0-7 ilk WJCl~rm gray u.~eti by t he U. S ~ N a V Y OIl ad 'H~ I~SU1.rY, R ircraft), AU color. aT~' mat II

Kuwai '~e FJ:-'eneh~bujl'E single-s e-at )tI i rage "I, K and ',riu- '(!at 'FlSK iign,'~ ],', dWir,- 'Bil. in I'971iw77 are in French 'mat- paints: The low-eentrast 'LopsiJe eolors are Celerner '''i{ 32'S1 aable-iaun C'la~l" ?S 90219 ' rul i" ,~n es-

aft m!rtc'h ~ aTrud 1,280 B ed,Ke~l1eJrldatJ.'"_e fon,DE t slmgih t 1y d,B.'f· k er than -:' S ,as a 03

~'~em__im 83nd~. UnomYsi,d:es we 12'99 J]:eige-gris v~':rd_ tre (near F,8 2640B

Ii.ghl g ~m~).

T1h~- F L 1'~2 and :EIB '; =2 lvfuag:e ' de] 1 vered in 198,51 'W a r the gt O~ Ii)" ai r .. s~~fU;-oritycb ill ' ofwha:' i~ probaJbb' 16.25 Gl'"is/blleu maY'IDl It.1 au- NOM _2 (F,B

361300 but glos~yl over an unknown color el se to FS 16440 Light GLlU G1,.a,Y',. The top/bottcnn color demareation I ine it imilar to h. - t on 'l:r FII' K" One not.e~ Althougb theet:a~, ,'ar']!Jella decal aheet For he Fl CK shows fuselag-e' li'(rwnde1s and w fngti p. uri ~S' He rails, photos show nerther i s carried no,w~

l\:Ll~it-t GI~Bll and Puma ~eUic~p .. te VB W8I'I;e' pal n ed in a 'fle-nc h s emi .. glo s bl·~wn near: F, :~r 140 and' yellow sand TI'eDl" FS 23,69~' possi ~Ily , elemer

A 112 u re'me" U.n~ rsidas a1"~1 12.90 Beig~iiiigl'~S. v'et"d~'tJ'"'e ~ I~ear _ .. ' ~S'40'~ t

Sullanat;i! of Olman Air FOirlce,~,~nani ~J'agttBr: 'JIntlE!ffiBti' rials wear a "Wl"aparound scheme of matt BS a,SI' ~:A5fJ

Darl,. aIth 'FS 3U.1181' and BS 3al :3-61 Li' gkt ,ato R~ l s.1iQh till d ~er than JF;5 834-4ti J, Sm,all " m.a:ni '0 ational crests ar e p.] b~C~(1 ,on tHE;! f1.na ~ .Ait:;a]~ a.' .. ft'\D~Jl t"Ke :rirst batch had ted crests: 'th,05B fr(l)m '~lle second batch b.,ad. blue cresrs,

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'Q'alar 'limilri Air' ,Force'" _ eth Alpha Jets and Mkf';!:ge F1EDAs, W1ere painted. in simil 81." e ehemes, ~r~ s UIDli b~."" to French color standards. Tl~ r reeise eo 1 f1r deriign.a l i oo~ are' u nkn Qwn)i b urt the; "topside' eo:1uJ"s are near FS 2400 ~a.l1 Spee+sl and FS 30219' ·0, QVi - r 'FS 352'31 blu ~,

Royal Saudi' Ai:, Force .. The Saudis made DO cl\21lges ' QI tb~ir Il:afl1:ouB.ageco, T}u!~ Tornado G ',}$ (ID) \\,1001" be

Type

1172

It~l~rf 13a Tes1~f ,sse

Fu]lmi 5A-3~

(1 t'f.JO), Hell:s r 4B4/4Bi

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ESC~ 8(:"4026,

(1/50)i Helle-r 5C4

GiUeUe

Alp'ha, Je1

Heller 257'

Fuj i mi 7'At-B1/C1 MBJtChtlc.· :~~'=~

It Lrt[)t ,ilSo.351

Hefler SQOL1i/3009 Ai rfrx 0$02i

Mirage Fi

,HeHBf 355i

Ha se giwa 605

IE S'O I QO S1/mc 61/§10 53 Pi rrf IJt Qr4Q,2:2

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Hasega\!\'a 5~1

Hawll:

Airtix D~175:

Testor [Hawkl 5'06

D'V~1DA,

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LJI CJI :11

sta.nd a.rd .Sa ud i "'rvma .. p'~J!·O u nd sche:m·~· us .. in:g the m~tt .B,ri'tiab. Stancl~d col@,r~ 0,' BS· ~;lB:lC;430 Darj(. earth 5S, 13'10::,161 Light ;ton~ BSI aBl(J~G'l Dark graen

·~1.!j;.J' 'B~ ;~~.;..t~ iUil"if\ • 21 U.· c::~D ~·,~j'''I;l~ .. ~ ~I!U, ~ I·· ~I '!Ijr.Quu. ~!! . ij}J1~ ~!'ll!iIiIl~_L.

TOYJ:lal'd'Q .F ~a· (ADV) i nterlC·e·pJml1j 'weM ttUl sztrutd.am, RAF~rtype 9,rneme· lofDU"._t' :BS ,4S 00:, 18 ;,;8 .2.1 B;;Ell~'" ,e'1 Gj~ey' top,si,d a 'BS 881C,:6:27 Light .al.lCra:rt grey' under-

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Sl U:ei~" Wl'lJIlj ~ i -I ~~ ~:: ';~"il -, .' 8(:,' 1 U m $ e,~

,gl~flJ redomes.

N(f),:l" t:hr Opt F'-~W' Ti g ~"[" [t~ 1008.1:; 1111 u {1 to 'w;eID' "th,eU"SAJ ,Asia Mi.nOF Eiici~em:e of F'S' a01.40 Brown Special~ FS ,2,040'0 T,an Sp~ei,aJ" and, FB 3407~9 gr~e.ll Ol~ ,top

"' • -h uS i.l'U "ju.l,l! ~fil' 1-; 'L I ..Ji ,i ,.] ,

\V 'I Ii . ~," .• ,;n:n;'~'~ 'rug~r1(; Igl"tl}" 'U n~.~Jo:r-tj"1 nos.

AJl Saudi ,H'llwk Mk. Sri a1rcr~ft 'wear

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, .~ ,~O" .':~ L ~Iar·· gr~e,nl' •... b1 ~liJ., ',:tiUJL,

'Lig'ht 5tc~,)Ja', and. BS S:B 1 C~45(~ D'~l'r'k, eHrth~ 'Tll~fu~t, " 0 were Ideli~~)~ei rrn

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rna t -PR1111 ~ tllle r~~nl£i:1n,~frr '~~l semr-

glo~~"

Un,ils,a Arab ,Emi'ra~es Air Parcel" Tlli"S air '1ol::ee is ,3 ',combw;ation of the normallv autonomOD9 air com:l!.lWld~ of

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'Dlll'b~i and Abu Dhabi. UJtE a:irla!rafl

I~ OD1-e un-del' 0011:1 'tr,a] .mi.1j'tal'Y en-nJtro 1

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ane; 8.._Jl ",,",~ar 'I::-':f! ~~.DM~; InSl~a... ' ( .'~

Hav/k~ 'fro'Ul Dubai and .Abu Dhabi we:~ti ~~i_~'h'ltly diffel,\f)nt ,LJtt.t!u~u;fl,~ge"

Dubai .H~wk .~¥lk,.6,l ttJ!p'sid~:s;, are

F 407,-1 SIll Sand; a ma I·t icn.Ib:r'pli fJ.rly matched by 'FS, 20'960 it sllo'HId, ,be m,u.eh"dm:kelt. and $li,ghtiy mfJ~e y,e1lJo.wJ., ~1r1d F407,-lB151t O'\W'n11 ': 'billih is IG!Hs,e '~f} FS ,S'O'145 lit >Sib~luld 'be IIe.s~ y~lln;w and more bl ue). Th;fd urr _- ersides are FS

tiCJ;5l:9.6' ll "1"" "" - 'k bl

,il:: < ~,~," ,,1 gJJ"'~ B ,Y uue,

The Ab:u.l Dhabi Hawk I\(k~63 eamnn'B~,ge p3;,ttel'D is simil ar to the D'u~b a'u Ha w][ but the t~pli,i:de ICO]IOff] are FS 3;353, 1 ]tlidrU&~t-Qll£l ,and. FS ,2()450 :~ight tall. Unde(l~side1ari! FS 35'62~ Ijglett 'b)u:~, g.r,"~Y' ~S' rtlral1:,d in l$r,~e~ j, caUl@ u'fla:1 ., ~c h·: m _ : ;S'"

R.D'YBII A II r F- a'r.ce'ii A ,~pe,c:~ ,HJ 'T;@'m nV~j b 1 e cam,c:nt;B~,gB :patnt cwlad D'~~!Rrt Sand 'was ,applied, to the Bl:itish. Trlmad.ll

i"-:1n Is J.- .. " , ... ;, 'G" R-.' lAo 1f::iI-, .. , ... . ""

un ... s,· agIl~l, '.<-",-,S, .oUJcC.aD.e0f;5:,-

P'U' iI_"g ~ 'Ii:i1''If''ii -d' I G':~ ""'In~' ti:lIICi' D· .... m·,·1'l!i 'Il"J- 1'!ZI)1.",'[1\l!T '~rh' Pi ~.~_.~!~~~ ~ - .:. ~~,I ,1!i.I~.1 .I;.',~_ !I;~' r l~t~JJ.j 1 :~ ,~J

temno r, arv .1}t,,i!;!i1 i nt 'Of]i':iildu. eed b . t, he B: :" / t-.. ,

.!'/;O' rr"" ~ J .~~ ~ .. ~ ~ 'VI .. '!ii;I""" _ Y I!wO _ l_

ish ccnn,pl~Ul"Y 'F'lW1]te e~~ r:la:Uy [lor 'H,'~ 'EM' is to an AmEu~i~an standard: FS 3,02'7"9 i Twy() 'tbiJl~.El ~~ll '![,emnVE the 'ps'1 'nt~ ~ !iE ~'CiBll ~1I e'mi eal ~ Ol~~lt~gn. i8l~d bltl,wi"ng a311dJ

:P,a.inte,d in the U~, K! befil)'fl€ depIDiV'ment, ,I.ire'raft ,gen~el".a[Iy Ieoked wom by late ·F'_·bru'2ry 199.1:1 wi .h VIRS iges tllf'

,tl 't. ~ n"'l" rti..,.·]"'~ 1 ;11'1 b~ ~''II"111~ a' U,S, Ie! i!"'b- !Elm' £Ii c1""nf17r"_

~ n~- ~4,!i '_. ~I ~_J.. _aJ ~Jit~_LiIL_~U ~U IJ-l!i.b'~· jill~. ltJ._·· _'~ l~Uy i'l''t'-

'~n,g' ~t]tl:r'jJ:nlg::n, on high -seuff areas and

13~' ~ .

,Jlt: au] llg eQ ge s,

U:flilted, Slla~l:es Alr ,F;Dree,~ All U, S, Air Fo'ree' mrcJ:aft itJ'pel'ia:t;Bd in st.ao,uaru ~e.batrles, except, for SOme tOt" t.he speciaJ-,

,~ " f" E- .}- A-' 1 €i'

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ope~ ,Sl t~(U]S ,11;1 rerat i - r ': v~n t l'B: '. -- ....

Tll u r~-d'el'bo It n ~ !;'\:q atr htO,gJ ')., 'w'hie h bo~e the brunt of th,e '8ttr;~~uik on, ,gJotwd ,t~r.·g~t$" wOI1;'e' fhe a~b~u:k, E'~U:"-P ~~n I C,Rm""' ouffa~~ f;I(f ,FS, S40'B&'341Q2tS'6081," In

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,No'Vttmb~r 1'919.01 an Air ,F6rc~ R·e~el:"V'e

A-,lO w,m..~ ~JPcrtted a,'t tha 'N,ew Orl,leane - nternatienal AiJ1JOCft· 'vvfem:in~r 311 experimental &theme of ,FS ,20400 rolrtan, Spe·t!:La]], :FSI 202'06 Y',ellow' sand, an d F'S ·3,0140 'B'.r~rwn, 'Sp~eiaL The scheme ",rB.S

rem 'i7'iIJL:I',ll·;;1 l;<.~O' re he u , nit deel n~;i!:lI.J t n

,1.~.-~_ ,v~'~u. tJ~t:..IJ . ,ilL I .' ~ ~,-~~,_ '~.IJ.krl_'~J ¥U ,iu

C't ..;J,! ,,I\,..m. 'ft!,.. ~

'~auw, LiU~a.Ul\a ...

U'nited StS,tlf!S Miarine COr[p'5~ COln'-< :pared to the U'. S" A~;r Foree, Ns'vy" -and &"'ITly" which made fi2J~1 ehanges to lb,:eil"' C~lim(lu~tlag'e schemes, ,th~ st"TY 'of th.e cb~n'g8s in ~viatiun 'CQlgr5l "in, the U" S. Marin.e CCtT'p-!3, i involved, The U ~ S'" Navy , reahpon~.ible rll1t~ both N RVy and. 'Ma.iw.e aircraft [C~ilmnufla;ge. ~pent y;e'afs on oonti'Qgen:cy planning £tn~ 'WID" in, tll~ Persian IGulf -reigion" Its Btu.die~ incH eated that fb]~ fu~;eeptable v!jlsnal arnd infif.llf@Q dO'~~J:· b e~UUD uflage !~h.le, gree u :aItd blaek ptJl:"tlon:s IOf the fanriliru· "Land .,Cruno'ufia,ge?" sehemes [on. heli~opte!!·'s and OV .. ,1,0 Bl'OOI}DS be repla.ced, 'w_ith oay~i' 'l,vb._e N,avy pklt'ed, the 'hvo Compas'S Ghost grays,:, FS ,~~Ul,375, Light Comp'as.s, Gho~t G'lay for {~4.(.n36 F~€;ld, G~Ee,]1 ~11.d, 3,6,320 Da_:rlt. Cempass Ghu,st Gr8lJ!' "E~r' [1703& blaek,

For the A V ~ BE, Har~r~e'I:" r see' InternationaJ ,ColIor a:nd' 'mnott6agel' ,Ju]y 19'91 FSII[]'i the' Mal:ineH3! substi tuted DrarJr: 'Oo'mpass [Gh[J.~t Gray ~F:S SS~,20 for' Green FS 3,40 64~ resulting "in ,,a two-, 'EO,]1e ~~y ~ch'em@,"

,M€l~' = mllybe ,all - Marl,n,e' 'helioopt6r~ ~d OV-l0~' in the gulf'were rmmedlj,m'te1",' ov,erparbl -I~,d in. :gr,ay"o n -gr,ay i ~~an:d"lo:n.-,b:rown,-Md-on:.-"gl,.,ttty! [()JIr"" overalJ sand '~chem,ea,. ThtR sand and. 'bro\<Vf),

'Ii '. d ,!t!., ... 1 ::' b

.eO,dJf'S 'v~:re.mIX-l~C, rmm tnenrum . 'X'OWD,

Md w11ite p',~-Lilnt5~ eaeh squadren mixed and 'llp-plied the paint, ana mL~lny 'l1a~-' ;~et"n. and color variations have been seen. The, sand color ~ppr{tr.im~~.'be ' Fa 337'11 and the brO\VD is elose 'to FS 30117.

The~e' maebines 'Wler\8 app"arent"ly ,patnte d .in diffeH~en t 'lDjct1rti'ol'l~ ,~n.d ¥tlih diJff~rin;g de:bn:~S ~f b;~sti,n'eH s. EV;01'Y OItH of theJ .'QflZen8i faf ," ',~1~1s I've :~e,eh in pinoto.s, had national insignia and &ltelud ~ '11 g eo ve:eed, by the tUi~W pain t" '~kime even, 'I; ad hal f' lof t he 111 sl gti'ia (lV eFJ~lilint~d ~ The rcn~.l,gh ,s]lray pa:tt;'Bm 19 obvious ~ an,d_ frequently ,~, und.er.'];y'.,. blg camo'dagel and insign 1 a 1; }u:t\V th1~ough. Overall-sand .. pa .. inted ~ .. lW'~ MVlel llij insign,ia, or.steneiling: 'T11~' only Dlarlti~gs, arethree -d i ,gi t, oit bl aek air .. , eraft D,umoo'rB, under both slde~ '.of the windscreen ~

Ma.ri ne CI~I-' ,6 Se a Knights, on the, iJLh-f~it hrnl,rl'J Wfjre O,hVl:i)lt;ud v- nainted

II !~ .F

''\~ritb" ICJo:n~~,d1@rah, -, care ~ N a ~i enal ins i g-'

aia, Ulli:t marlting:s- and s:t&nciliag 'in 'm,edImn, bro'wn telose to FS ::301111 'we;:re ftc;em~aw~,y painted 1~ln after the de ~~rt c~mou8aJg@ colors were appl ied .

Grulucndl equipm,lenl. CJamgufl~l~ on U ~ S! and Bl··~ti$b. arm.o;l'ed figlllting VR'-' hicd,~s and ~DiWld 'equi.pment consiste of l1:111!1i6-eolll ot ~eb,e]ll,e~ of vario us ~ shades

us. ~ARtJESAH-1W' SUPE-R

Land C~lmounnlg~

S~Jild on Gf~:y'

FS .3 5J~!!:r Sr311 Bhn~

e..,.~

o~~~~~n

PS a011r BnJI~~

FS ~S237' ~rny BI~le

Gray O'r;j' G;rrmy

FS,'a5237 ljray'~lye

rS 36'~J'5" U~ht Com~~a~s G 11 bI!~t G r-l~'

FS' JJ?"111 B~N~

FS 331'11 S~11d

FS 340-g~ A~ld Gmf!\n

rS·~37t1 S'aIld

FS ,31039 Black

,2~9~·

, --

I(UW.All~

of ligl1t tan, U, 8;", Al'n1Y and 'Ma\l~ftn~! Corps ~qfw·pment. is .FS ,813«6 everall. AltbI)'u,gh bat.h, servil - es use the !1fj1m~' eolnr i 't11@1 AT.1l11 uses a. p~1~mRnle]l t 'pm;nlt cull.ed 'Tfln G86, ·CAR'O whiie· l[be, Marin.es have ehosen '_ .. d]J~];nicall1yrre ... , movable IJI(i] nt Lh'~y call, "Des ert Tan

l!!O,~ "~ 'R' i' ~ h .. iI- • 'n" B~

you., ; "[",1' ~s_~ equipment 1:8 OV'l~~-ra :.01

38 ic :a:61 L~gllt S'tone,. :fSld

AV,A.~LARL,E, DI&:ICAlS

Th,e .following' s:~,;u~et!f; prPovidij na hnwJ

;: 'm!'II. i:'i~i'O'TL'll· ""., " ill..L!Il.I;Z)~b'~~~ d..1

• Erahr'~in: MiscellQlle'bul,e seales on rp'MS/Sp1"'UC~1 Goosa. ,Bh~et S~,Ol; n • cals Cttiirp:ena set 7'2,,86 la,nd 7:2~,all (JJ1'2 sCflleJ

'. Kuw'lai;t: ')fi5cellmootls ~edes: on ,lIPMS!S:p,ruce Goosesl1eet 80 ... 01;, De~al 9, Carpena set 72;36, 7,2.!:B,7,~, M.d 48 .. aSt Supet Sttal'e 7,2~G15, 48-:.3199,. 32~99

• Oraan: Milsoo-lanl:OUlr scalos on IPMS/~pronll GDD~e, sheet SG~Ol', Deeal 8; C~l"penJij 15~t 12. S,6 land 7 2 ,,~:J1

• 'Qtrl;{1r:. ~n.~otts~ :3~alm o:n. ]PMSlSpruce IGoo'm s'hee'_ S~Ol;c Decals ,C'axpen;j"oot 7:lL3IS,! 7'2.37~ and '.8.'06

• Saud'] Arabia: Decals .Carp~'n,set '7'~' ~6· ~'"1"II,d' 7'11 tJi7-'·, S~"U' n,A;!II Ciifli;,"";.'l; 7·' 0: 1f:;)"~6'

i:J,.AiI.' ilaJil,W.,·· I ,~.tl _ :. .. ',i!:"~ r o~~~ . ~'-'~:~'~:p.

7 2 .. ltrt5, ~,8 .. 5,4~ "8, .. 1' 0 ,48=3'99; ,3,2~99

.! U'AE~ SnpM Seale '72'"'3'4,

A, limitEbo number of S.prnce Go@~;e S~ 0.1 :Sh,E!BUJ (2 'B~~/4't x 1u s,heet 'J are avail,ablli, rer $8;.50 plJ~,. pai,d .fra:m. FAlSI Spruee Goose: 9129 J:a"s,mine ,C'in~1~1 C'OSta Me's,a~ CA 9262ft

Decals Oarpeea, 14 'rtU3' MaI}ool Bern,., bat lauo:! Marseille,~ F·r.ance" Wri:btl"fU.r nriees .

If

Super S~e 1 n'OO'l'l nat i enal, 12.11 :MIOQ,~ ton Derive', Cm·,sn:l1 e'i_y',- NV 8)9'708

A,VAILABLE MQID,E,LJIN,G PIAjIN~TS This im.ol1~ntJJ.tion is an my IPMS' CQ,~'rJr Cr(Js;8'_'R£rff1;rn1~(Ht' Guide., 'Mar-e than 500

medel paints ,~I ~o 1ifI'~~;.€;i ... , ;a,.r',EiI, ~'_ . d-'. '''-- F- ,"

v_._ ,~ .. !.iiO ~~ 1~,Il,U~ ,~:III:bt~fi~ __ w _ 0

,5951 colora.,

• fii~, snn 7-' U- '·,ISMC' B' -1'--- ~l - .~, , , .E' 0 uu' , ,I.··· . ' .. ...• ,',1 O''ftT[, _- JP , nqUlJl

,~SJ.:UlIB,S)f Humbrel (1,8'B)" lPla~tT~

.-"iI,., - - '1· t A"1i\IIO) p' U' C cOO 1- 01']; ~ T" , .........

n..cry . 1 C ",., ,:£j;I!J.., " 0'. Y' d y . ' . .' 'Y J " _ leS'w'lr

M·odBil M,a;,mm" (17'0 It)

• FS ·:20140 B~rQwn Sp"eeial - ,P'olly' S Eaxtl1, Red I( 5,008291 also billed M' 'FS

,Sal. 7'7) is aft exact ma,tch bU.t m,@.tt

• F'S 2040.0 TINLU S;p.eeln~ '~, ,FloQ;uil :Mi],-

., ~ .• -, "D ...... (i,(! if ~OO· '0' 7l! ).. -, '-. ~ L 1..., ,t'" '. t f-::" a, 1

], ,-,UI Y ,.[)'l.Ul.l, ,~,,,,:_ _ ,(), WIW! f! .c ID,_ :(It ,y,~ -

lo~" ia c,mo,sa Xtra,Qollot' . X 14 5)

• FS 30:2,79! sand - Floquil (300193)1 P'QlljV ,8 (i5 00'826;), Xtt"3dCQli!)r (X:S,2)

• lq"S 8,3'446 sand ~ ,F'll~,uil RBilrood Earth (11010Bll)1 Polly S ,50,08441 XtraooloF' (Xl6:8)

r(ji;;;'.il~,J;;{l)'i::· "LI" Om . " roil·U.,;,:.I~'U ...• g~UB

UNITED At AD E- RAIES - AWK Mk.&1

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'PREP,AiRIED F'O:R

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BY

:9·IIIVI DilV'il

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. ~ - ~ .. - . .

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... ,.£jU1, '- e$lOl 1~1l0Ue 1 .... Bl~h\r,el- ~]-' !,}'uh

it traee leu.;, (X 10'7)-

- . - ~

- '~a 0 )j. '0' '1"":"9 d- II~. F~'" 1 M- ,- '1 ,.,

:. x'·o U~" ( , .;8fJ&. grean _, ,I .IltJqtW.' .1 &.-

'tary- fa-aO 19u1}, GUDIZO Sangyo l-~rS'@91 ~ I Iumbrnl (11-6) Paerra Acrylic (A2'9l~,

P, 11- e.! J t: on !Eli ~ Ii:' 'Ij I"lfil....-;l-. 1\ !T" . .ni. ~l 'M' ' ~,

ill '.' Y' 0 'k il. -.,'(.1 Q'~,il ~I-I 1L ester .l~J.Q ae .a ',. -'a!~ eif"

(1710)~ 'Xbllc~dor ~XIIO)

I. F,S 3"5287' 'blue gJ~ay ~ Floqtdl (300302)1, GW1Zf: Sangyol '113S'7"_ Hum-

b- 'il,,' I rl-' Ai ~ ) p' .~,I\ --- - 1- "'- I A' 3~ '1') mh·t - eo .. ,,,"'!Ji:tJ, ·H:C~ii..,a ,l1.,~ry IIC· I~. ,:. f., J..~aDI'

M'od~hn~WI" (, - 72 - )~, Xtr.i!lcolOF (XillS1

.• FS 35'526111ue' ,~"By' ~ Guxu~:e: BUlii'!VO

('·H· . ' '0' "l,r;,,, ... 1 R' . ilJ:l'O~'O' \ X'jl", II .1 . I " ~·O~'

· 1...I::Iil anu . _. ~,60 -, m '.' t.M aO[)i,IJ.,a:r ." II:] .' 1l;I' J

' •. FS ISn,6·2~2 bllue·- :Flo~llw.l t.aoo·,~o ~l" ,.

,lL -e-

G1[~a '8Qi\t.gyo (H,S14j'~ 'Humhrg] t' ,22)'01 P t· r-M- ·.Ai ~ P-Il'- - OJ '5ltt'" '7~:\ T' -J. -

:.ac ra ~_ '.~:j ~ ,. 0. Y Q 'l.I;JW~· . ~ ,- ,e!S~lDI~'

'M:~)delmaste.r (17'22 ~'I' Xtr.'31f!aIol' X.l~!9)

. .

'. FS a6,S20 Dark Gh.ost 'Gray - :Fll1 ... quil (3·Q0.20B)j} !Gunze 'S:an:iY10 HaQ 7') I Humbral ~U:SN4/; Paetra A'C'f:ylie · A 41 ~I- Polly S (.50(j18S7') -, -restor' MDde~. M'ast~'l'~' ( 1 741}) X~aco~.a]:-.u tXl;3fi}

, 'F'~ ~'-f°7':C: Li ·L·t n G" h. t'

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Or,ay ,- F~oq,uil (3.:001~O;9)1' iGunz@ [S'&DI~'

yo (Ii308L); ., 'umbr-=-l l127 P'~~m.

Acrylics t A.(2) I POllly S; {,50083A31 r T·es~tol~ 'Moelelnl jf]l$/'t.er (11·2B:~ .. V'l~;t)i('Dl()r' . Xl&FJU

." • .-y )~ -~~; -.. .......

• F8 aflB£2 lii:ghL grs:y ,_ Floqu:wl Mlli~,

t-· (·o.nt]I''=11n,) G 8' -- !t>'H"nl'1 ~

"ar.y .·~,UVi4:! ~~, I. unze,<an,gyOI .~-:, :Qi.,- .l.lIJ

Humbrol (9'7'), Paetra A'erylic \A4i).~ Polly S t500817 )" T~tOF ,Mad.lelli Ma~;ter

1- ii"'T'ua) X~··' J (X: 11 AH

_ .t ~LJ' ~: uDe'll or \.~.. ·:j:t.d

'. :SS 381C~S61 Ligb·t 6t6n~ - XtrH~IJ~or rX29J

• 'D,S, 3B1C!,450 :IJm·k earth .- XtrarntllO((1" (X21

.1 'BS 8CS,IC;64 'I DarJL. ,g,~~eJEj; - Gt~J10e B.an,gyo (H8301i Humbrel I . .lfj',:rJ·~:.~ 'X.ua-'

lJ X '-

c.-'Q,Jlor rx 1 ~

• BS 3$lC:,6~27 Li.gb' am'~lI!ra:Et gra, - Gunse S,angy'o I .. : 3:321, Humh~ol",l66J~.

'Xttaoolor 'l1C1S)

• 'B,B SBIC':637 Medlum sea i~l~a.y _. GD~.~ ,B6l:lgJ'O ~H3.35111 H'umbrol (1.65). 'X tTtlcQ,EQ'f' rXa)

1_ B'B 481),0: lEtB .. 21 ,lla·r.le.y gr1ey _ Gun-, ,ze Siangyo (H31:~4l, X~fl:Glllor OK17 J

• '8:9 ,4900': 2 .. It53 - Any matt bl ~.C]'t

. - ~ -

.' DN a5,2~9 ~t~y (FS ,81tl307) ,_ ·flotJ..Uil

('0:0 on (1;7',) ,I'" .; ~ l' ·S"II· ;lCJI,-.t:tVn M!:J.!):i7,i) iii_) '0;0 ri~' iJ: .;> ;~~. ~ f \.;T mZ,H . a~~~, y ~ __ J.~.£j~. .~ ,J;';"~''""'t-.l['i~.

Ac'rylii6 ~A40)i' Teeoo); MDd,el.master' ~ 1726:h Xttt]e(i,I.o:r XI:B,4 and X3,l5.)

.1 'DN 95"90 11ght . .-an. (FS 3:8448)T.a m i y~l X Fan), x 'L r;;iJ!(J,l,tut 1 ]{32 6.

• JrUI~( ~gr5a 1 tan - _Xttlr.u1\rdrltli· [X,~17]

.' "401·-181:4 sand -1{tr.ae.o]~'l~ (X305 is cln$el

.']?4,071~18l5 b:rowu - X':raco'lor (X2~

Y .m 0:51 .~ .... LI _. I " (~U '~'n'O 10)

.' iii::. .~.' ~mul,: :i""J.a,ooe C.w.a,tr ~j;' ~ ~U~I I. i~.· -

'FIDijttll ~300'190}, IGDn~ SangylfJ (H$10), Pactra. (Ml8} , Paetra Acril~,c' tA25)-~ Polly' B t 5.001,816) , TleB -Oli~ Model:nleteT · 1"1,42'), :X'traou~ol"' (X.I02)

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