MWC Hybrid NATO Pattern Military Pilots Chronograph Stainless Steel
Designed with meticulous attention to detail, this MWC watch offers enhanced functionality and visibility, ideal for military aircrews, airline pilots, and general aviation enthusiasts. The case measures 45.5mm, housing a VK68 hybrid movement that delivers exceptional performance.
The chronograph boasts a 24-hour (Military Time) subsidiary dial, crucial for extended periods without natural daylight. Unlike purely mechanical chronographs powered by mainsprings, this hybrid marvel is fueled by a battery and regulated by a quartz crystal, yet retains the precision and mechanical feel.
Maintenance is a breeze; hybrids require significantly less attention than mechanical chronographs, ensuring long-term reliability. Externally, it mirrors the traditional mechanical model, a characteristic cherished by many.
Dubbed a hybrid due to its battery-powered movement and mechanically actuated chronograph, it mimics the crisp responsiveness of a mechanical piece. Push the buttons for seamless start, stop, and reset actions, reminiscent of esteemed mechanical counterparts.
These watches need no winding and demand only an occasional battery replacement and water-resistance check, making them perfect for multi-watch owners. An interesting feature is the absence of a tick – a testament to its amalgamation of both technologies.
Case Diameter: 44mm
Lug to Lug: 49mm
Dial Colour: Black
Case Material: 316L steel
Caseback: 316L stainless steel
Water Resistance: 10atm (100m or 330ft)
Glass: Sapphire Crystal with Anti Reflective Coating
Strap: 22mm NATO (Supplied with 1 x Black and 1 x Grey NATO Nylon Webbing Straps)
Illumination: Super Luminova for maximum nighttime performance
Movement: VK68 Meca-quartz