the terrain. Control the debris so it does not accumulate
to alter their appearance so they resemble the
and attract enemy attention.
surrounding native buildings
Camouflaging of Supply Points
Camouflaging of Water Points
From a camouflage viewpoint, the large
concentration of materials is the main problem. Huge
Water points must have adequate concealment,
amounts of equipment and supplies of all kinds are
either artificial or natural, for operating personnel,
usually brought up at the same time. They must be
storage tanks, pumping, and purification equipment.
unloaded and concealed quickly and yet be easily
When the surrounding terrain foliage is not thick enough
accessible for redistribution. Therefore, natural cover
for perfect concealment, it can be supplemented by
and concealment must be used at supply points
natural or artificial camouflage materials.
whenever possible. Dispersal of these supplies is a must
To keep the enemy from observing the shine of
to minimize damage from a single attack. Existing
water in the tanks, place canvas covers or natural foliage
overhead cover should be used when new access roads
over them. By using foliage or artificial materials, you
are planned. When the supply point is to be permanent,
can distort their features.
the tracks running in and out of the installation can be
concealed by overhead nets slung between trees. Traffic
Small, open areas that must be crossed by vehicles
control should include measures to conceal activity and
or personnel operating in the area can be concealed with
movement at, to, and from the installation. When natural
natural or artificial materials.
cover is sparse or nonexistent, be sure the natural terrain
A water supply schedule must be instituted and
features are used to advantage.
maintained. Without camouflage discipline or with a
Maintain camouflage discipline at supply points
violation of the schedule, a concentration of waiting
including a minimum of changes in the appearance of
vehicles that cannot be readily concealed could occur.