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Barracuda Camosphere

The Camosphere system is developed to ensure mission success. Covert, precise and surprising fires against any target, anywhere, anytime.

Key features

Adoptable for any mission, environment and weapon system
Makes preparation and target acquisition possible under multispectral cover
Enhances the capability to coordinate fires in time and place

Compliant, clandestine cover

Combat is rough, dangerous, sweaty and totally unpredictable. Observing, deciding and acting on your conditions from the best position ensures mission success. Our Camosphere system epitomises flexibility with its ability to fit various objects, occasions and theatres.

It works for forward observation and reconnaissance units that face extreme conditions, where detection, isolation and bad weather create high demands on equipment, as well as ground-based air defence units that must remain concealed before engaging their targets at the right moment.


The camosphere can be used with any weapon system or sensor in the most challenging and hostile environments. Gathering target data, prepare for action and engagement under protection from all relevant battlefield sensors gives you the winning edge when and where it is needed.

Smart fighting

The 3D-material consists of a textile matrix in order to fully use the properties of the active materials. The design creates a non-snagging and easy to use system supporting fast and safe operation.

Signature Management

Signature Management is at the core of our products. Our technology minimises the contrast between an object and the background, making sensory detection much harder. Signature Management reduces exposure and distance identification, which forces enemies to move closer in order to engage.

True multispectral

Saab's camouflage solutions offers true multispectral capabilities against a wide range of sensor. These are the properties for the product:


  • Weight: 18 kg
  • Tailor made for RBS 70 NG
  • Fast deployment, quick operation, easy re-deployment
  • 360° spherical see through view and working space
  • Multispectral properties, 10 nm to 1 m wave lengths, UV to GHz Radar frequencies
  • Patterns and colours to blend in visually
  • Adoptable for any weapon system
"No one goes to Europe without camouflage"
Lt Gen Ben Hodges, Commander USAEUR, 2017

Barracuda Academy – become a master of camouflage

Modern signature management is one of the very few disruptive technologies that can break an enemy’s awareness. Barracuda Academy gives students a theoretical and practical understanding of it.

Through our world-class expert-led courses, you can increase your knowledge of modern signature management to:

  • Gain the tactical edge through concealment
  • Identify battlefield threats
  • Enhance survivability of your forces

Partnering with Saab

We are the only complete system house within signature management. We design and manufacture a comprehensive range of Camouflage, Concealment and Deception solutions for soldiers, platforms and units.

All parts of your force, from the single soldier on a mission in a sensor dense environment, to a fully multispectral camouflaged operational base, every asset requires the capability to minimize the probability to be detected. At Saab, we have a long history of creating solutions for any mission scenario – no matter how challenging.

Working with us, you can be certain that you have the best partner in signature management.

Engineering services – specialists on all sensor threats

With over half a century’s signature management experience, Saab's high competence and expertise are applied to every solution we produce.

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Did you know...

With the Camosphere, the user is able prepare for action and engagement under multispectral protection. Here are some interesting facts about Camosphere that you may now already know.

  • High performing signature management enhances survivability 3-6 times
  • The one whom engages first wins in the majority of situations
  • Barracuda possesses a color reference library covering the world
With over half a century of dedicated development in camouflage and deception, we have over 60 customer countries worldwide.

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Johan Stjernfeldt
Head of Marketing & Sales

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