Military Silva 55-6400/360 MS MILS Compass complete with Hard Cover


Silva Compass 55-6400/360 MS Mils Magnetic South

Comes complete with hard protective cover.

The Silva 55-6400/360 MS Mils CompassĀ replaces the NSN'd Silva 54/6400B Compass. It is more distinct, easier to read.Ā 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 to calculate avalanche risk, determine how challenging your journey will be. Scale Lanyard includes 2 scales (1:25, 1:50), it is soft and bendable, and easy to place directly on to your route on the map.Ā 

Available are 2 selection of sheaths for protection for your Silva 55-6400/360 Compass. TheĀ Compass Hard CoverĀ and theĀ Standard CoversĀ using MILSPEC materials are both made to fit the Silva 55-6400/360 MS MILS Military Compass.

You may have noticed a Bubble in your Silva Compass. Is this a problem? ReadĀ "Bubble in Compass"Ā to find out more.

NOTE:Ā This compass is a Southern Hemisphere compass. Click on link for more information and instructions onĀ Silva Baseplate Compasses and Accessories.
  • Type of compass: SILVA 1-2-3 System, Baseplate Compass, Lensatic Precision Sighting System Compass, Mirror Sighting Compass
  • Liquid filled capsule
  • Sapphire jewel bearing
  • High quality steel needle
  • Hardened steel pivot
  • Magnifying lens: Yes
  • Declination adjustment: No
  • Clinometer: No
  • Luminous markings: Yes
  • Luminous graduation ring: Yes
  • Illumination / active time after activation in light: 4 hours
  • Silicon friction feet: Yes
  • Patented red/black N/S lines in capsule: Yes
  • GPS scales
  • Scale lanyard (1:25k, 1:50k)
  • Slope card
  • Graduation outer ring: 6400Ā°
  • Sighting scale: 6400/360
  • Sighting System: Prismatic Precision
  • Resolution: degrees / mils Outer ring: - / 50
  • Precision sighting scale: 1 / 20
  • Illumination / active time after activation in light: 4 hours
  • Measuring scales Baseplate: 1:25k, 1:40k, 1:50k, mm, inch
  • UTM position plotting scales (Romer Scales): 1:25k, 1:40k, 1:50k
  • Settling time from 90Ā° angle within +/- 3Ā°: 4 sec
  • Settling time from 90Ā° angle to complete rest: 6 sec
  • Accuracy: +/- 0.5 degrees (8.9 mils)
  • Water resistance: Waterproof
  • Altitude use: 5000m @ -15Ā°C
  • Impact resistance: 30g in XYZ directions and free fall from 1.5m height into gravel
  • Temperature operating range: -30Ā°C to + 60Ā°C
  • Material: Acrylic
  • Size (mm): 126 x 60 x 16mm
  • Weight: 39g
  • Manufacturer Number:Ā 833982