Issued to Air Force and Navy pilots during
Operation Desert Storm, this watch has a
quartz movement and self energizing
tritium gas-tube luminescence. The case
is military style with fixed strap bars. It is a
direct descendant of the Benrus Type II
military dive watch (shown below).
At right is a Fairchild-Republic A-10 firing
a Maverick air-to-surface missle at a Iraqi
Marathon Watch Co.
Navigator USAF Issue
Case Diameter: 42 mm
Case Height: 11.25 mm
Case length: 47.5mm
Lug Width: 19.5 mm
multi-jeweled unknown mfr.
Case material: Stainless steel
Crown: Screw down
Bezel: Bi-directional, w/ click
Water resistance: 6 atm (198 ft)
Vintage: June 1990
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