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A classic military base plate compass. Ranger 3 is an easy to use troop compass for infantry, commando units and paratroopers, compatible with the Silva 1-2-3 system. This model is often part of standard equipment for military personnel around the world, thanks to its quality and durability.

  • Type of compass - Silva 1-2-3 System baseplate compass
  • Compass capsule / needle - Liquid filled, sapphire jewel bearing compass needle, hardened steel pivot
  • Sighting System - No
  • Magnifying lens - Yes
  • Declination adjustment - Decl scale in capsule
  • Clinometer - No
  • Illumination / active time after activation in light - Yes / 6 hours
  • Luminous compound - Everglow™
  • Silicon friction feet - No
  • Other - Dryflex™,  tactile grip ring Patented red/black N/S lines in capsule
Available graduations 6400/360
Resolution degrees / mils 2 / 50
Measuring scales on base plate 1:25k, 1:50k, mm
UTM position plotting scales (Romer scales) No
Settling time from 90 degree angle within +/- 3 deg 2.7 sec
Settling time from 90 degree angle to complete rest 5 sec
Accuracy +/- 1 degree (17.5 mils)
Waterproof IP68 - (more than 100 m)
Altitude use 5000m@-15 C
Impact resistance 30g in XYZ directions and free fall from 1,5 m height into gravel
Temperature operating range -40 to +60 C
Material Acrylic
Size (mm) 106x54x10
Weight g 32




All of our products are shipped by courier.  The charge is €10 per order.

For orders to UK Mainland there is a flat rate of €25 per order as well as orders to France, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg.

Orders to Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Poland and Switzerland are charged at €35 per order.

Orders to Lithuania, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Liectenstein, Finland, Norway and Serbia are charged at €45 per order.

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