Francis Barker NATO Survival Button Compass
When your life depends on it you need the best!
Built to Military specifications and in-service worldwide, the Francis Barker NATO Survival Button Compass out performs all
other miniature compasses in the most extreme situations.
The small size of this compass makes it perfect for a survival kit, or it can be sewn into your clothes.
In extreme circumstances it can be safely swallowed.
The compass can be viewed in the dark with two luminous dots for North and one luminous dot for South.
The NATO Survival Compass is made in the United Kingdom entirely of brass and glass, and is highly resistant to corrosion.
Each compass is built to full military specifications, making it able to perform in the harshest of operational scenarios.
This quality compass has a Niva tipped brass pivot for low friction and accurate headings over the wide operating temperature range of -40°C to +55°C.
This "brass button" compass is a standard NATO inventory item, NSN 6605 99 522 0223, as specified by the British Army.
Whether on your watchstrap, in your survival kit, weapon butt or sewn into your shirt, the Francis Barker NATO Survival Compass will get you home.
In World War II, these Francis Barker Survival Compasses were even swallowed by military pilots during capture so that they could later
be used during escape.
This SAS button compass was also often sewn into clothes to prevent its loss and to ensure a compass was always available.
This is a full MILSPEC military compass and cannot be exported outside the United States, except for U.S. military units or installations overseas,
unless the buyer has the appropriate valid export license issued by the U.S. Department of State
as prescribed in the International Traffic in Arms Regulation.
The Francis Barker NATO Survival Button Compass is only 0.597 inches (15.2 mm) in diameter, 0.210 inches (5.4 mm) thick, and weighs only 0.10 ounces (2.9 grams).
We also have two Small Aluminum Project Compasses, a
Plain Pocket Compass, and
Calibrated Francis Barker Mil-Spec Prismatic Handheld Compasses.