GPS is a very useful field tool for all Military personnel. There are many models that will offer benefits to training operations, and in the theater of war. Here are some models that can be used to help complete a successful mission.
Garmin Foretrex 401 - The Garmin Foretrex 401 is a popular, compact GPS for use with field maps, and to mark locations. It has many coordinate, and grid systems for use around the world. It mounts on your wrist with a Velcro strap, or you can get an additional mount for the vehicle you operate.
Military Benefits; Worn on the wrist or able to be mounted, small size, MGRS grid system, Digital Compass, Barometric Altimeter, waypoints, routes, tracks, USB, waterproof, 3m accuracy.
Garmin GPSMap 60CSX (76CSX) - This handheld is one of the best if not the best on the market. It has color sunlight readable screen with a easy to use push button interface. You can get mapping for most areas of the world and with a little work you can add your own maps with utilities found online. If has a USB and serial interface so you can integrate it with equipment that can use Navigational data in NMEA format. They have a Digital Compass and Barometric altimeter for better accuracy.
Military Benefits; Ergonomic Handheld, Mountable, MGRS, USB, Serial, Mapping, Color Screen, Waypoints, tracks, routes, proximity points, NMEA output, Waterproof, 3m accuracy
Garmin Oregon 550 - This is one of the newer units on the market but it offers some great benefits. It has a large 3" touch screen with a very easy to navigate menu system. The touch screen makes using the map screen quick and easy and entering text is a breeze. It has a built in Camera that will geo-tag photos so you can provide accurate information in the field to others. It has wireless capabilities for sharing GPS data in the field. The product is new and will only get better with firmware updates.
Military Benefits; Color Touch Screen, Easy menu system, Handheld, 3MP Camera, Waterproof, tracks, routes, proximity points, NMEA output, 3D Mapping, Wireless GPS Data Transfer, Digital Compass, Barometric Altimeter, 3m accuracy
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