Most intimidating military uniforms
A London 2012 spokeswoman said, "Earlier in the year military uniform was discussed between LOCOG and the Mo D - specifically whether troops would wear service dress or combat uniform while working at the Games."A LOCOG spokesman had said what troops would wear was "still being worked through with the Ministry of Defence".
An Mo D spokesman said, "A decision was made internally within the Mo D that military personnel would wear uniform that is appropriate to task." Get the latest Sri Lanka vs India 2017 news, check Sri Lanka vs India 2017 schedule and live score.
Their outfits are dark brown and official, but still show a little leg to embrace their womanly ways. In this unique parade, soldiers are wrapped up in complete camouflage with their rifles.
Green fabrics in what appears to be fringes hang from these men head to toe.
Although, despite the name, they aren’t really air hostesses (thankfully); they are female soldiers in the Chinese People’s Liberation Army. Also a set of impressive ladies, these women march in line clad in uniforms resembling the suits worn by telegram operators in the forties.
In today's armed forces, uniforms of modern combat have started to look slightly...uniform...across the world, but history shows us that plenty of countries have their own unique battle gear throughout their respective histories.
While some of these uniforms are purely ceremonial or out of use entirely, others are worn in some fashion even to this day.
Olympics 2012 | Schedule | India at Olympics | Medals Tally Organisers suggested the thousands of troops on duty to dress down because their regular uniforms were deemed "too intimidating", a senior military source was quoted as saying by The Sun.
Organisers made the request so personnel would appear less "aggressive"."It's essential that our people can recognise each other instantly if they are to provide security.