Silva Compass also known as Silva of Sweden or Silva Sweden AB is an outdoors and wellness company renowned for their high quality compasses and other equipment including GPS, mapping software and aircraft altimeters. They also have a marine range and manufacture pedometers, outdoor instruments, headlamps, binoculars, orienteering equipment and professional instruments. The company came up with the invention of the protractor or orienteering compass used all around the world for navigation. Silva invented their first compass in 1933.
The Silva Compass 3 Militaire is a protractor compass, which is lightweight and especially designed for the British Army. This is a perfect compass for accurate and quick work. It's extremely popular with military personnel and displays in degrees and mils.
The Silva Compass NL (non luminous) is from the Escape and Evasion range and neatly slides onto a watch strap. Even though it is tiny, it is built superbly. As this is a watch compass, there's little chance of it sliding off the strap and it could be used as a permanent fixture on the watch.
The Silva Compass Expedition 4 NATO is for serious professionals and navigators and is graduated in degrees and mils. This compass is especially designed for work on maps. The base plates feature various scales and a magnifier and also it features tritium illuminous points for navigation in dark conditions. This compass is used by defence forces all over the world.
Features include 1:25k, 1:50k and 1:63.36k, inch and mm measuring scales, declination scale, template for map marking, plotting positions using the Romer scale, good for GPS use and luminous markings.
Here are some Silva compasses that you may be interested in:
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