SILVA Military Base Plate 5-6400/360 Compass is 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), graduation in mils and degrees (6400/360), integrated adjuster for magnetic declination, magnifying lens and rubber feet for precision map work. The Silva Military Base Plate 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. The included scale lanyard and slope card makes it easier to quickly make a distance judgement of your route or to plan your route in advance.
Trusted by NATO forces around the world.
Graduation in mils and degrees (6400/360)
1:25:000 and 1:50:000 scales, GPS scales, centimeter/millimetre/inch rules.
Scale lanyard (1:25k and 1:50K) takes guessing out of plotting, and as a break-away lanyard it is safe and convenient.
Integrated adjuster for magnetic declination
Slope card helps you gauge difficulty of ascents, and assess avalanche risk.
Coyote brown DryFlex™ rubberized mirror housing and bezel is easy to use with or without gloves.
Clear baseplate with magnification lens for easy mapping and plotting.
Silicone feet keep the compass from shifting.
Article number: 37585
Accuracy: ± 1° (17.8 mils)
Altitude use: 5000m @-15 °C
Attachment: Detachable safety-release scale lanyard, Slope card
Declination adjustment: Yes
Graduation: 6400° / 360°
Illumination: 4 hours after activation in light, Luminous markings
Impact resistance: 30g in XYZ directions and free fall from 1.5 m height into gravel
Magnifying lens: Yes
Material: Acrylic, PC/ABS, TPU
Resolution degrees / mils: 2 / 50
Sapphire jewel bearing for friction-free movement of the compass needle: Yes
Scales: Baseplate: 1:25k, 1:40k, 1:50k, mm, inch, Lanyard; 1:25, / 1:50
Settling time from 90° angle to complete rest: 5 sec
Settling time from 90° angle within ± 3°: 2.7 sec
Sighting System: No
Silicon friction feet: Yes
Temperature operating range: -30 to +60 C
Patented red/black N/S lines in capsule: Yes
Turnable capsule: Yes
UTM position plotting scales (Romer scales): 1:25k, 1:40k, 1:50k
Variant: Magnetic Equator, Magnetic North, Magnetic South
Dimensions: 126x60x13 mm
Other: GPS scales
Designed in Sweden
5 Year Warranty