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Military Watches for Men

Military Watches for Men

Whether you're making a style statement or a statement of solidarity, military watches have become a trend that many find fascinating, and are tempted to incorporate in their daily lifestyles. In this MenWit article, we will be listing some of the best military watches for men that may complement your style and personality.
Stephen Rampur
It's a big 'no-no' for some
Wearing one with a formal business attire is an incompatible union as these watches are mostly covered in black, green, or gray PVD or DLC. So, keep it out of the boardroom.
As every individual's needs for a military watch is unique, finding the 'best' watch for yourself may require other inputs and details that have nothing to do with the 'most popular' brand/product. Whether it's the military grade watches or its tactical style that attracts you to them, rest assured that there is watch out there that fits your needs and desires.
In the following sections, we will go over the variety of features available along with information on the top selling watches as of today. So, read the entire article thoroughly to figure out which watch suits your needs.
Sorted Into Categories
In totality, there are three different categories these military watches can be divided into. Depending on the mission troops often perform, these watches fall under those specific categories accordingly.

1. A General Service/Field Watch has a cheap, yet rugged design and is issued to infantry or other ground units. Because the watches cost less and are low maintenance, they can be easily available in the market.

2. A Pilot's/Navigator's Watch has to be accurate and reliable, in regards of the time and heading. These watches are worn by pilots and other aircrew, they have larger dials than the General Service/Field Watch types. Some of the more classic brands in this category are TAG Heuer, A. Lange & Söhne, Jaeger-LeCoultre, International Watch Co. (IWC), and Hamilton.

3. A Dive Watch, as the name suggests, is built for diving and need to be well built and solid. Mostly, the top class members of the military, which includes naval special operations forces and clearance divers, wear them. As these watches are highly advanced with latest technologies, the cost is quite high. Rolex, Eterna, Omega, Tudor, and Blancpain are a few famous watch brands in this category.
Top Military Watches in the Market
There are many good brands such as Traser H3, Humvee, Hanova Swiss Watches, Luminox Watches, Military Watch Company (MWC), Nite Military Watches, Suunto Watches, Wenger, and UZI Watches, just to name a few. All these brands produce useful watches; each model with its own uniqueness and usability.
Traser MIL-G Type 6 P6600
Movement: Ronda 517.6 DD Quartz, day-date
Case: Steel inner container, carbon fiber outer case
Bezel: Steel black PVD-coated, bidirectional rotating with trigalight® insert
Crystal: Mineral K1
Water Resistance: 660 ft/290 psi
Size: 45 mm diameter, 11 mm height
Weight: 80 g
Dial Color: Black
Illumination: 1-11 green, 12 orange, H/M Hand green, bezel green
Casio Pro Trek PRW2500T-7
Multi-Band Atomic Timekeeping (Signal + Frequency): US WWVB - 60kHz, UK MSF - 60kHz, Germany DCF77 - 77.5kHz, Japan JJY40/JJY60 - 40/60kHz, China BPC - 68.5kHz
Water Resistance: 200m
Display: Duplex LC
Digital Compass Range: 0 to 359 degrees
Altimeter Range: -2,300 to 32,800 ft
Barometer Range: 7.65 to 32.45 inHg
Thermometer Range: 14°F to 140°F
Storage Battery: Solar rechargeable battery
Battery Life: 5 months full charge
Alarm System: 5 independent daily alarms
MTM Black Falcon
Movement: MTM's Proprietary Quartz with recharging system
Dial: NASA-type carbon fiber
Hands & Numbers: Super luminous
Water Resistance: 330 ft./100 m
Case & Band: Solid 316L stainless steel
Band: Self-adjustable links, individually-connected with Allen screws
Finish: Black DLC plating
Crystal: Scratch-resistant, anti-reflective sapphire
Crown: Locking, screw down
Size: 44 mm
Weight: 9.4 oz.
Batteries: 10-year rechargeable lithium ion
Measuring Unit: 1/100 second
Alarm System: Flashes with buzzer that sounds for alarms, hourly time
Water Resistance: 200 m
Battery Life: 2 years
Size: 53.2 x 50.0 x 16.3mm
Weight: 67 g
Suunto X-Lander
Altimeter Range: -1,640 to 29,528 ft.
Water Resistance: 30 m
Bezel & Case: Aluminum
Display Type: 7 segments
Backlight: Electro-luminescent
Size: 51 mm diameter, 4 mm height
Weight: 65 g
Battery Life: 12 months, user replaceable battery
G-SHOCK GW9400-1
Multi-Band Atomic Timekeeping (Signal + Frequency): US WWVB - 60kHz, UK MSF - 60kHz, Germany DCF77 - 77.5kHz, Japan JJY40/JJY60 - 40/60kHz, China BPC - 68.5kHz
Case & Buttons: Shock and mud resistant
Altimeter Range: -2,300 to 32,800 ft.
Digital Compass Range: 0 to 359 degrees
Barometer Range: 7.65 to 32.45 inHg
Thermometer Range: 14°F to 140°F
Storage Battery: Solar rechargeable battery
Other Contenders
- Suunto Core Alu Deep Black
- Rebosus 24 Hour Dual Time Automatic
- Tauchmeister 247T0 DIVER 1000M
- Luminox Evo Navy Seal Blackout 3051
- Casio Pathfinder PAG240T-7
- Timex Expedition Dive Style
- Vestal GDEDP06 The Guide
These are some cool military watches for men. Note that these watches are generally available in dark colors such as black, dark green, blue; though their dial color may differ from model to model.