U.S. Army Colors for Combat Equipment
by Ryan Crierie

Exterior Paint

Color

Federal Standard

HTML Code

Remarks

Lusterless Forest Green

FS 34083

#343b2b

--M113 floors and ramps, also interior surfaces such as doors and hatches which become exterior surfaces during operational use.

--Exterior Surfaces of Towed Artillery and MRLs.

Gloss White

FS 17875

#eff5e7

--General interior color for combat vehicles and special purpose armored vehicles.

Green 383

FS 34094

#3b4a37

Exterior Surface (as part of camouflage)

Brown 383

FS 30051

#51433a

Exterior Surface (as part of camouflage)

Dark Green

FS 34082

#4a4e37

Exterior Surface (as part of camouflage)

Field Drab

FS 33105

#65573a

Exterior Surface (as part of camouflage)

Earth Yellow

FS 33245

#9d7d44

Exterior Surface (as part of camouflage)

Sand

FS 33303

#9a956d

Exterior Surface (as part of camouflage)

Black

FS 37030

#232227

Exterior Surface (as part of camouflage)

Olive Drab

FS 34088

#5c583f

Exterior Surface (as part of camouflage)

Dark Sandstone

FS 33510

#bcb08a

Exterior Surface (as part of camouflage)

Tan 686

FS 33446

#afa079

Exterior Surface (as part of camouflage)

Seafoam Green

FS 24533

#a2bc8d

Interior Surfaces of M113s and Bradleys

The lettering style suitable for all military requirements is known as the Vertical Gothic Style

References:
TM 43-0139 – Painting Instructions for Army Materiel – 27 July 1988
MIL-HDBK-1473(MI) Color and Marking of Army Materiel (Metric)
MIL-HDBK-1473A(MI) Color and Marking of Army Materiel