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Silva Compass 4B Military -  NATO-6400/360 (Beta Illumination)

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. BetaLight illumination will give continuous light up to 7,5 hours. Will give light up to 4 hours.

  • Type of compass - Silva 1-2-3 System baseplate compass
  • Compass capsule / needle
  • Sighting System - No
  • Magnifying lens - Yes
  • Declination adjustment - Decl scale in capsule
  • Clinometer - No
  • Illumination / active time after activation in light - Yes 7.5 hours
  • Luminous compound - Everglow™
  • Silicon friction feet - Yes
  • Other - Patented red/black N/S lines in capsule
Available graduations 6400/360 (360 inside the capsule), 6300, 360
Resolution degrees / mils 2 / 50
Measuring scales on base plate mm, inch
UTM position plotting scales (Romer scales) 1:25k, 1:50k, 1:40k
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 (17.8 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) 126x60x10
Weight g 36




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