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Silva Compass 4 Militaire - 6400/360

by Silva
4.7 out of 5 stars 25 customer reviews

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  • Full size base plate
  • Non-slip silicon feet on base plate
  • Romer scales: 1:25.000, 1:40.000, 1:50.000
  • Inch scale
  • Millimetre ruler
  • Luminous markings for night navigation magnifier
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  • Boxed-product Weight: 118 g
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  • Item model number: 35692-1511
  • ASIN: B000NNT2C6
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 21 Feb. 2007
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,410 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors)

Product Description

The full-sized base plate compass for experienced navigators used by NATO Forces around the world. Mainly used by the infantry as a soldier's or officer's compass. Additional features include measuring scales for positioning (GPS), graduated in mils and degrees (6400/360), magnifying glass and rubber feet for precision map work.


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What can I say. Another fantastic compass from Silva. The long base plate is just the right lenght for lining thought on a map. The facility of both Mils and degrees gives me other uses but at the same time allows me to teach my partner and step daughter more about navigation and takes me back to my forces days.
Easy to use, good romers of differant scales clearly marked and even a differant coloured lanyard so It can easly be identified from my degress compasses at a glance. The ilumination on the base plate and needle work well in the dark. Only slight draw back and I mean slight is the degrees are a little hard to read.
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This is a specialist piece of kit with the main reading in Mils that would be unsuitable for teaching beginners to navigate with and is not really necessary for the average hill walker for whom degrees are entirely adequate. It's called "Militaire" for a very good reason!
Having taught my son to navigate in degrees using a conventional compass I bought him this one as he plans to join the Army and will need to be familiar with navigating in mils. Like any Silva Compass it is excellent with all the necessary scales etc plus a good long edge for setting course between two points. Although the main (outer) reading is in Mils there is also an inner graticule in degrees. My son has quickly adopted to it and I quite like using it too.
It's well made, robust and easy to use with gloves on. In the right hands very accurate navigation is possible but of course in that respect its only as good as the person holding it!
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I bought this a couple of years ago and found it to be perfect, even on exercise. The only thing that is missing is the amazing glow you get with the issued compasses.

If you are looking for a back up compass, or just one for training by yourself to get used to Nav, while working in mils, you would struggle to go wrong with this.
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For a supposedly military model it's not very sturdy. Didn't last 2 weeks on exercise before developing large air bubbles. Several other people on the exercise with the same model had the exact same problem.
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Can't say how it works as it was bought as a Christmas present for my son in law who is in the TA. All I can say is he was very pleased and well impressed when he opened his gift.
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More than happy wth the buy...highly highly recommended..plus super fast delivery service. Used on several exercises...works flawlessly. With that price you wouldnt expect more.
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Excellent product. Perfect for instructing beginners... using romas for estimating Grid References, measuring bearings in mils. Like the size of the baseplate too.
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By Ron on 13 April 2014
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This is the second one i have onwed, the other one was 15 years old and some of the lettering has rubbed off finally bu still totally shows where north is.
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