BAE Systems Develop Invisibility Cloak To Hide Military Vehicles

BAE Systems Develop Invisibility Cloak To Hide Military Vehicles

The British company has tested 'Adaptiv', a system which can match vehicles to their surroundings or disguise them as civilian vehicles.

Emma Hutchings
  • 6 september 2011

BAE Systems‘ new ‘invisibility cloak’ can make a vehicle blend into its surroundings or appear to be another object. The technology, known as ‘Adaptiv,’ can work over infra-red and other parts of the electro-magnetic spectrum. It uses lightweight hexagonal ‘pixels’ (powered by the vehicles’ systems) that can change temperature very rapidly.

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