You don't have to be in the military to appreciate the metric-based logic of a Mil scale compass. Extend a mil out a kilometer, and you've got a one meter spread.
Aside from replacing the 360-degree bezel with the 6400 unit Mil scale, this compass is the same highly accurate instrument that’s made the MC-2 compass so popular.
- Large mirror.
- Jewel bearing.
- Global needle allows the compass to work accurately anywhere in the world.
- Baseplate with magnifying lens.
- Luminous two-color bezel ring for high visibility.
- Detachable snap-lock lanyard.
The earth's magnetic field varies considerably so most compasses are designed to work in the specific hemisphere zones for which they are being used. A global compass can be used anywhere.
Measures angles of slope, elevation or inclination.
Luminous markings allow you to read your compass in dim light conditions.
Sets the compass to indicate true north instead of magnetic north.