CANADA: Military Chiefs In Lather Over Fading Uniforms
A row has broken out between military chiefs and washing powder bosses over why costly camouflage uniforms for Canada's armed forces have begun to fade after just a year. Soldiers serving in Afghanistan claim their specially-designed battle uniforms, which feature a special pattern and cost C$21.2 million, are losing their colour which could jeopardise their safety during combat.
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