When you are the best of the best you need a timepiece to match. Garmin’s watches are durable and as a brand it is well known for its outstanding quality and functionality. Over the years Garmin has managed to produce and design watches which meet military standards. Understanding the importance of dependable equipment on sea, land or in the air, the brand has strived to create pieces which will manage to surpass any challenge and exceed any expectation. If you are looking for a watch which will aid you to serve to the best of your abilities below we have compiled a list of recommendations for Garmin military watches.
No other timepiece is as well suited to be a part of a military pilot’s equipment as the MARQ Aviator. The model is robust and lightweight due to the materials used in its construction. It also sports an attractive classic silhouette allowing for it to be worn whether you are on or off duty. Its 46 mm case is titanium making it durable and light. The bezel is ceramic. Its aviation-inspired titanium bracelet can be changed for the black rubber strap which comes with the model, depending on the wearer’s needs and preference. Both are quick-fit compatible. To ensure the watch stays secure on your wrist the bracelet has a locking clasp cover. Covering the colour sunlight-visible display is a scratch resistant sapphire crystal.
Garmin’s MARQ Aviator has a wide range of functions to aid you in your professional and day to day life. The watch has a direct-to key navigation. Pressing “the nearest” leads you to the closest airport. It has a moving map so you could live track your flight and see surrounding airports. An HSI course needle function is available, as well as flight logging and aviation weather reports with winds, visibility and barometric pressure included. The model features topographical maps of Europe and tracks a range of activities and biometric sensors. For when you’re relaxing and enjoying your personal time, the watch has Garmin Pay, smart notifications and access to over 41 000 golf course maps from all over the world.
Tested to military standards, you know the Garmin Tactix Delta Solar will serve you dutifully, like you serve yourself. The watch’s case measures 51 mm in diameter and is made of fibre-reinforced polymer with stainless steel case back. It’s sunlight visible display is covered by a power sapphire. Increasing the watch’s durability is a DLC coated steel bezel. It’s large display ensures all the information you need is accessible quickly. It has both a nylon and a silicone strap, and both are Quick Fit compatible.
This watch is nothing if not efficient. To ensure you succeed in any mission, the watch is compatible with night vision goggles so you can see it’s display even when wearing them. It features Stealth mode which stops sharing and storing your GPS position and disabled wireless connectivity as well as a Kill Switch, which when activated deletes all user information from the device. The Jumpmaster feature helps you easily navigate to your objective once you’ve jumped. It also has a dual-position format GPS as well as projected waypoints for easier navigation. The Tactix Delta supports multiple global GNSS, has expedition mode to help you conserve battery while using GPS, has turn by turn and round-trip navigation and topographical maps of Europe. A stand-out characteristic of the Tactix Delta is its solar charging capability with which the battery can last up to 24 days in smartwatch mode.
Alongside the specialised features, the watch offers biometric and performance tracking as well as activity, stress and sleep tracking. It records activities and helps you create plans to better your performance. Making sure you take care of your mental as well as physical health, the watch has respiration and hydration reminders and tracking.
When you’re out at sea you need a tough practical timepiece. The Garmin Fenix 6 is the perfect watch for the job. It’s 47 mm case is fibre-reinforced polymer while the bezel is made of titanium. A sapphire crystal increases the durability of the watch and protects the sunlight visible colour display. It’s strap is also titanium, however, the model comes with an orange rubber strap included.
The watch has a wide range of functions ensuring you are prepared for any situation. Alongside multiple preloaded sports activities, the watch comes with PacePro, performance metrics to ensure you’re training to achieve the highest results. It has multi-GNSS, altimeter, barometer and a host of biometric sensors amongst which a Pulse Ox2 sensor. It features expedition mode which ensures you are conserving battery while using the GPS navigation. The watch also has the smart notifications, Garmin Pay and is compatible with a range of different music streaming apps.
A reliable watch is a must have in an emergency. When every second counts you need high performance on your side. Garmin’s Instinct collection is a line of straightforward streamlined smartwatches. Their functionality and exceptional battery life make them perfect for this incredibly important line of work. The 45 mm case and bezel are made of fibre-reinforced polymer while the strap is silicone. A power glass covers the custom monochrome two-window display. It’s military standard robustness ensures you don’t need to worry or be overly gentle if it knocks into something. The watch is shock, thermal and water-resistant up to 100 metres.
Functions on the watch include a wide range of sports activities, stress, blood oxygen and heart rate tracking. It supports GPS, GLONASS and Galileo navigation systems as well as track back routing to ensure you manage to get back to your starting point quickly and safely. It also features a three-axis electronic compass, a barometer and altimeter. The watch has solar charging making sure you never run out of charge. With solar charging the watch can last up to 54 days in smartwatch mode and up to 38 hours with GPS turned on.
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