CAMMENGA was founded in 1992 as the official supplier of the Tritium Lensatic Compass to the U.S. Military.
The contract with the Department of Defense makes CAMMENGA the World's largest manufacturer of military compasses.
may be used for longer periods of time, but the night time luminous feature will fade rapidly after 10-12 years
b>Official US Miltary Tritium Lensatic Compass - Clam Pack/b>br>Manufacture ID: 3HCSbr>br>The Tritium Lensatic Compass is built to the demanding specification MIL-PRF-10436N. Battle tested through rigorous shock water sand proof and functional from -50o F to +150o F. Seven Tritium Micro Lights allow for navigation in low-light conditions without the need for a flashlight or any other light source. Tritium Micro Lights remain luminous for over twelve years maintenance-free. Equipped with a magnifying lens sight wire and dial graduations in both degrees and mils to ensure accurate readings. The Copper Induction Damping System slow the rotation of the magnet without the use of liquids. Built to last with an aluminum frame and waterproof housing. The Cammenga compass is depended on by fighting forces government agencies and adventurous outdoor enthusiasts around the world. br />br />Features:br />br />- Luminosity: Tritiumbr />- Jewel Bearing: Sapphirebr />- Rotating Bezel: Bi-Directionalbr />- Climate Capacity: -50 F to +150 Fbr />- Frame Materials: Cast Aluminumbr />- Waterproof: Yesbr />- Expected Luminous Life: 10 Yearsbr />- Accuracy: +/- 0002 milsbr />- Dial Readings: Degrees & milsbr />- Casting: Aluminumbr />- Damping Process: Inductionbr />- Carrying Pouch: LC-1 w/Belt Clipbr />- Lanyard: Included (No Liquid Req.)br />- Colors (Body): Olive Drab
From the Manufacturer
Tritium has a "Half-life" of almost twelve and a half years. Experience proves that the strength of tritium, between 10 and 12 years old, begins to decline rapidly. We generally tell people to expect "A good ten years" out of our tritium micro lights.
Cammenga Tritium Lensatic Compass Clam Shell - B0036EZ9WQ