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Army Black Color

HEX #171615 / RGB (23, 22, 21)

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What is Army Black Color?

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Army Black has the hex code #171615. The equivalent RGB values are (23, 22, 21), which means it is composed of 35% red, 33% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:4 Y:9 K:91. In the HSV/HSB scale, Army Black has a hue of 30°, 9% saturation and a brightness value of 9%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Army Black is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Army Black Color Codes

Hex Code#171615
RGB Values(23, 22, 21)
CMYK Values(0%, 4%, 9%, 91%)
HSV/HSB Values(30°, 9%, 9%)
Closest Web Safe#000000
Inverse Color#E8E9EA [Bright Gray]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL8022 [Black brown]
Complementary Color#151617 [Chinese Black]
Army Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#161616
Weighted Average (Most Common)#161616
Weighted Average (Luma)#161616
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#505050

Army Black Color Palettes

Army Black is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 171615. Complementary color is 151617

Complementary Palette

The complement of Army Black is Chinese Black with the hex code #151617. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #171615 color is offered by #151617. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (171615, 171715 and 171515)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Army Black (#171615) are Chinese Black (#171715) and Chinese Black (#171515). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Army Black with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (171615, 151717 and 151517)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Army Black (#171615) are #151717 (Chinese Black) and #151517 (Chinese Black). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (171615, 151716 and 161517)

Triadic Palette

Army Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #151716 (Chinese Black) and #161517 (Chinese Black) along with #171615 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (171615, 151716, 151617 and 171516)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Army Black has four colors - #151716 (Chinese Black), #151617 (Chinese Black) and #171516 (Chinese Black) in addition to the base color (#171615). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (171615, 151715, 151617 and 171517)

Square Palette

Army Black square color palette has #151715 (Chinese Black), #151617 (Chinese Black) and #171517 (Chinese Black). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Army Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Army Black rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Army Black Color


  • Transparent 454544454544
  • Transparent 5D5C5B5D5C5B
  • Transparent 747373747373
  • Transparent 8B8B8A8B8B8A
  • Transparent A2A2A1A2A2A1
  • Transparent B9B9B9B9B9B9
  • Transparent D1D0D0D1D0D0
  • Transparent E8E8E8E8E8E8


  • Transparent 2C2B2A2C2B2A
  • Transparent 373635373635
  • Transparent 414040414040
  • Transparent 4C4B4B4C4B4B
  • Transparent 565655565655
  • Transparent 616060616060
  • Transparent 6B6B6B6B6B6B
  • Transparent 767575767575


  • Transparent 121211121211
  • Transparent 100F0F100F0F
  • Transparent 0E0D0D0E0D0D
  • Transparent 0C0B0B0C0B0B
  • Transparent 090908090908
  • Transparent 070706070706
  • Transparent 050404050404
  • Transparent 020202020202

Army Black Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Army Black Gingham Checks

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    Army Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Army Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Army Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Army Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Army Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Army Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Army Black Plaid Pattern

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