The Foretrex 401 navigator system features many specifications that can prove helpful for military personnel, such as a waterproof case and the ability to receive satellite signals in high-density areas, states Engadget. The Foretrex 401 also displays coordinates in several formats, including by latitude/longitude, which is ideal for military personnel.
Some features of the Foretrex 401 navigator system that are helpful for military personnel are, as noted by Engadget:
- Compass screen
- Route tracking
- USB connect-ability
- Barometric altimeter
- Wireless sharing capabilities
- Compatibility with Garmin heart-rate monitors
The Foretrex 401 also features the TracBack feature that offers users the ability to retrace their steps so they can return to their starting location.