Second, in our series of recommendations for the military, is watch recommendations for the navy. These watches are created with the rigorous demands of the profession and are ready to help you face any trial and difficulty. Just as the Navy requires its men and women to be tough, unwavering and determined, we understand that each officer expects the same from their timepiece. Split-second indecision or delay can cost you a lot when you’re in the middle of a mission, so we have ensured we only suggest watches which like their wearer will be durable, reliable and capable of taking on anything.
The Garmin Fenix 6 Pro Solar is created to withstand any challenge you throw at it. The case is made of fibre-reinforced polymer and features a metal rear cover. It measures 47 mm in diameter. The already durable titanium strap is covered in a DLC coating. The watch’s construction makes it lightweight and comfortable to wear. Amongst its features are a range of biometric trackers, from stress and sleep to hydration. It supports multiple global navigation satellite systems alongside a range of pre-loaded workouts, sports and maps. The Fenix 6 also features the expedition mode feature, which prioritises power-saving and allows you to continue using the GPS for up to 36 days. The watch allows you to see smart notifications as well as pay contactless through Garmin Pay. A solar charging function extends the battery life, which can last up to 16 days in smartwatch mode.
Garmin’s Quatix watch was inspired and created around sailing. Its functions include a waypoint marker. The stream assist function provides data on water depth, engine RPM, wind and more. Other features include Garmin’s Sail Assist and satellite navigation, as well as pre-loaded maps, activities, biometric sensors, a compass and a gyroscope. The design of the watch is lightweight. Its case is made of fibre-reinforced polymer, while the bracelet is titanium. Protecting the display is a sapphire crystal. The battery of the model is rechargeable and can last up to 14 days in smartwatch mode.
The Certina PH500M is a must-have in a diver’s collection. The watch has impressive water-resistance up to 500 meters or 50 bars. The brand’s patented double security (or DS) system guarantees ultimate durability. Certina’s Nivachron system is also used in the making of this model, ensuring higher magnetic resistance. The 43 mm case is made of stainless steel and features a black aluminium bezel. Encasing the dial is an anti-reflective sapphire crystal. The large indices and hands contrasting the orange dial are luminescent and allow for higher readability of the dial. Securing the watch is a black rubber strap. The model features an automatic movement with a power reserve of up to 80 hours.
Created specifically for the navy, the Luminox Navy Seal Colormark watch is everything you will need to enhance your service. The models are officially licensed by the United States Department of the Navy and guarantee readability in any condition due to the brand’s use of gas tubes for illumination. The 44 mm case and bezel are made with black Carbonox. The material is patented by Luminox and has a durable robust finish guaranteeing long-lasting wear. The watch is secured through a stainless steel bracelet. A double security gasket protects the crown and ensures the watch’s water-resistance of up to 200 meters or 20 bars. White markings and hour-markers contrasting the otherwise black dial and bezel increase the readability. Features on the watch include a date aperture at the 4 o’clock position and a chronograph.
With this timepiece, Victorinox has taken its diving watches to a whole new level. The model features anti-magnetism and a water-resistance of up to 20 bars. Guaranteeing your comfort is an expandable rubber strap in grey. The 45 mm titanium case makes the watch lightweight and durable. A sapphire crystal with a triple anti-reflection coating protects the dial. High-visibility is guaranteed due to the large indices and hour hands. A date aperture is featured at the 4 o’clock position. The movement of the model is quartz.
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