SILVA 16DCL – 6400/360 Military Sighting Compass


Manufacturer: Silva

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SILVA 16DCL – 6400/360 Military Sighting Compass

The SILVA 16DCL 6400/360 Military Sighting Compass is for experienced navigators and is used by NATO Forces around the world.

Additional features include measuring scales for positioning (GPS), graduation in mils and degrees (6400/360), integrated adjuster for magnetic declination, magnifying lens and rubber feet for precision map work. The compass has a luminous graduation ring and markings for compass reading in the dark. Once activated by daylight/flashlight it will give light up to 4 hours of light.

The included scale lanyard and slope card makes it easier to quickly make a distance judgement of your route or to plan your route in advance.


  • Graduations in mils and degrees
  • Sighting mirror with hole for the most accurate bearings
  • Turnable housing
  • Silicon rubber feet for increased friction on map when taking readings
  • Romer scales 1:50,000 and 1:25,000
  • MS zoned for use in the southern hemisphere
  • Slope card
  • Scale lanyard
  • Measuring scales in millimetres and inches
  • Built-in magnifying lens and luminous markings make low-light navigation easier
  • Magnetic declination adjuster and built-in clinometer for measuring vertical angles
  • 5 year warranty


  • Article number 36818-9515
  • Accuracy: ± 1° (17.8 mils)
  • Altitude use: 5000m @-15 °C
  • Clinometer: Yes
  • Declination adjustment: Yes
  • Graduation: 6400° / 360°
  • Illumination: 4 hours after activation in light
  • Impact resistance: 30g in XYZ directions and free fall from 1.5 m height into gravel
  • Magnifying lens: Yes
  • Material: Acrylic/Acetal, PC/ABS, TPU
  • Patented red/black N/S lines in capsule: Yes
  • Resolution degrees / mils: 2 / 50
  • Scales: mm, inch
  • Settling time from 90° angle to complete rest: 5 sec
  • Settling time from 90° angle within ± 3°: 2.7 sec
  • Sighting System: Mirror sighting
  • Silicon friction feet: Yes
  • Size: 108x64x20
  • Temperature operating range: -30 to +60 C
  • Type of compass: Baseplate, Silva 1-2-3 System Mirror sighting compass
  • UTM position plotting scales (Romer scales): 1:25k, 1:50k
  • Variant: Magnetic South
  • Water resistance: Waterproof
  • Weight: 86 grams


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