The Silva 55-6400/360 MS Mils Compass replaces the NSN'd Silva 54/6400B Compass. It is more distinct, easier to read.
This compass is probably the most resourceful compass in the world for artillery; target acquisition and command posts.
The 55 is a unique compass featuring both an optical precision sighting system and a SILVA 1-2-3 SYSTEM compass in the same unit, giving unbeatable precision and versatility in the field. Bearings can be taken with accuracy to within half a degree.
The compass has a luminous graduation ring and markings for compass reading in the dark. Once activated by daylight/ flashlight it will give light up to 4 hours of light. 6400 mils on the graduation ring and 6400 mils + 360 degrees on the sighting scale.
Includes a Slope card calculate avalanche risk, determine how challenging your journey will be. Scale Lanyard includes 2 scales (1:25, 1:50), soft and bendable, easy to place directly on to your route on the map.
This is a Magnetic South - Southern Hemisphere compass. Northern and other magnetic variations available to quote for government units. Please don't hesitate to contact us.