United States Navy
Ships - 2
Supplement to second revision of Ships-2
Measure 32: Medium
An ANTISUBMARINE applicable to any type of vessel.
The patterns resolve to a
medium shade between 40 to 50 percent reflectance.
This measure is primarily effective in
areas where visibility is generally high and it is impossible to conceal
vessels at close ranges no matter how they are painted. Measure 32
produces deception at close ranges and is of low visibility at those ranges
where the patterns resolve to a uniform shade.
Where vessels are detected by radar,
visibility is of little importance compared to deception of type and target
angle. Bold contrast is necessary to produce the most marked deception.
METHOD OF APPLICATION AND
Colors and patterns are shown on detailed working
drawings, some of which are reproduced in the following pages. All
colors are made from 5-TM, 5-GTM, 5-U, and Black.
patterns can be supplied in Measure 32 even though no examples are shown in
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