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A new project is underway to update the Army Service Dress. A new lighter fabric, a new cut, and a new colour. The fabric will be a olive-brown colour reminiscent of pre unification army shade. The new cut will realign the buttons a bit higher (the top button in line with the top of the chest pockets) so NCO sashes and belts will fit properly. The buttons will be slightly larger and the jacket itself will be easier to alter to accommodate various shapes. Gone will be the 1960/70s mint green shirt. The colours will be more in line with muted military colours found in uniforms during the earlier part of the 20th century. Much like CANSOFCOM and the US Army has gone back to a vintage look, the hope is that the Army Service Dress will follow suit. Service caps, are back as an optional head wear item and they will follow suit with the new dress. Interest in Sam Brown belts for CWOs and Officers is also alive. After 50 years of the unification dark green uniform, this will be a welcome change back to the traditional army colouring and cut.