What Are Some Typical Features of Military Watches?

Typical features of military watches include a compass, altimeter and a barometer. Some also come with sunrise and sunset times, a moon calendar and a storm alarm.

The Suunto Core Military watch has a design appropriate for everyday use and features such as a barometer, a battery that lasts for up to 12 months and a depth meter. It has a user-friendly interface and makes a great watch for law enforcement officers or people who enjoy hiking, hunting or backpacking.

The Casio Rangeman has a solar battery that lasts up to 8 months without light exposure. It also features a countdown timer, back light and afterglow and a thermometer, which measures water temperature. Its shape and button placement makes it easy to use while wearing gloves and this Casio model features a compass and altimeter.

The Timex T49928 Expedition is another highly-rated military watch with a host of useful features. The Timex displays the heading in degrees with its digital compass and it comes with a north pointer. Other features include a countdown timer, configurable alarms, lap counter and chronograph.

The Suunto X-Lander Military watch is durable, comes with a thermometer, altimeter and compass and features a 7-segment display. The watch is protected by an aluminum case and has an electro-luminescent back light.