USMC Urban Camo 8-Point Utility Cover


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This USMC Urban Camo 8-Point Utility Cover is made with 1-Ply 50/50 Nylon & Cotton Twill material with side ventilation eyelets. It is comfortable to wear, light weight and made to last in any environment. The coveted Eagle Globe and Anchor is printed on front. Made in the USA.

Urban Camo USMC Eight-Point Utility Cap Features

  • USMC Urban Camo 8-Point Utility Cover
  • Printed Eagle, Globe and Anchor
  • Made of 50% nylon/50% cotton twill
  • 4 ventilation holes on sides of hat
  • Ships Fast!
  • Made in USA

About US Military Urban Camouflage

Urban camouflage is designed for urban warfare. It conceals soldiers and equipment in cities and industrial areas. The U.S. Army has been a key developer of these patterns, especially during and after the Cold War. In 1990, the Army’s Natick Research, Development and Engineering Center undertook a detailed analysis of urban terrains. This research led to the creation of effective camouflage prototypes. In 1994, prototype patterns were developed for Military Operations on Urbanized Terrain (MOUT). However, these patterns were not officially adopted. 

Other armed forces have developed urban camouflage as well. The British Army’s “Berlin camouflage” is a notable example. Nonetheless, the U.S. military’s focus on urban camouflage underscores its importance in modern warfare. It adapts to the unique challenges of combat in built-up environments.

The Marine Corps 8-Point Utility Covers

The 8-point utility cover is a key component of the US Marine Corps and Navy uniforms. This hat merges functionality with tradition. It resembles a baseball cap and is crafted for a sharp look. 

Eight-pointed covers evolved from US Army field caps and railroad engineer caps. 

Early Marine Corps versions were made of herringbone twill (HBT) until approximately 1959 and later cotton sateen. Modern versions are made from a durable nylon and cotton ripstop or a warmer twill fabric, catering to diverse environments. 

This utility cover, featuring ventilation eyelets and embroidered with the Marine Corps EGA, continues to embody the enduring spirit and history of the USMC.

Additional information

Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 7.5 × 7 × 4 in
Hat sizes

7 1/2-Large, 7 1/4-Medium, 7 3/4-XL, 7-Small