Whether you are a recent recruit from Kapooka, or an IET at Singleton doing your infantry training to serve within an Australian RAR Battalion, you will need a solid, reliable compass - Hell, you may even be at engineer IETs as well and need to line up those kilometres of defence wiring or mines - Whatever the reason, we have been selling these Silva Compasses to Australian soldiers for years and there is a very good reason why. They are one of the most acurate and relaible compasses in the world, and are universal in their use.
The SILVA Expedition 54B is considered by many as the top of the SILVA range of traditional base plate compasses and currently one of the best available compass' on the market for military use.
An optical combination sighting / protractor compass mounted in a baseplate.
The precision sighting system allows bearings to be taken to +/- 0.5 degrees and the compass itself has an array of other features.
The Silva Nato 54B prismatic compass is priced great and its used by top soldiers in Australia and world wide. Add this to your next camping or hiking trip to ensure you have the best possible outdoor gear required for any situation that may arise.
This prismatic compass is currently in service with Australian Military Special Forces, Recon elements and hundreds of other soldiers in the Australian Army were they demand the best they can get. If you are new to using a compass, then check out the Silva 1-2-3 system video below on how to navigate correctly. With a few simple steps, you can learn to navigate using this system in a very short time frame and you will always be able to navigate your way around the bush or in the field.