United States Army Engineer Research and Development Laboratory

United States Army Engineer Research and Development Laboratory

The United States Army Engineer Research and Development Laboratory was a US Army Corps of Engineers research facility located at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. [ [http://gsl.erdc.usace.army.mil/gl-history/Chap4.htm GL History - Chapter 4 ] ] It was responsible for the creation of the ERDL woodland camouflage pattern, in 1948 and established the first US Army research group dedicated to night vision systems in 1954, called the Research and Photometric Section. [ [http://www.kamouflage.net/camouflage/en_00053.php kamouflage.net > North America > United States of America > 'lime' ERDL pattern ] ] [ [http://www.nvl.army.mil/about/index.php Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate - Fort Belvoir, VA ] ]

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