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Tactical Transit

Tactical Transit

Regular price $379.95 USD
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THE tactical transit... when precision matters!  The Brunton Tactical Transit offers the same functionality, quality, and durability that the U.S. Military has depended on since WWI.  Built with a green composite body and the same internal components as other Brunton transits, this lightweight tool enables accurate navigation and readings of bearing & angle.  Weather-resistant plastic case included.  

Tactical Transit Manuals and Videos

Needle Balancing:  If your main region of transit use will not be in the United States, your needle will need a special balance.  Please visit the Needle Balancing Page to identify your main zone, and select it below.  

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Details for Tactical Transit


• Traditional transit measurement method.

• The composite body is ultralight and tough.

• The mirror enables sighting and measurement of bearings and vertical angles.

• Short and long sights give the user additional functionality and accuracy when shooting bearings.

• The precision NdFeB disc magnet provides very accurate readings and resists demagnetization.

• Our magnetic needle can be balanced for use almost anywhere in the world.

• Induction dampening makes for a quick-settling needle.

• The sapphire jewel bearing allows for smooth needle movement throughout the life of the instrument.

• The needle lock button can lock or free the needle, depending on the model.

• The internal components are sealed with an O-ring for improved water and dust resistance.

• All transits are compatible with our Jacob’s Staff/Tripod ball and socket adaptor.

• Each model is available in either Azimuth (0-360) or MILS (0-6400) formats.

• Each comes with a protective weather-resistant case with built-in belt loop and optional webbing clip.

• Made in the USA in Riverton, Wyoming.


• DIMENSIONS: 3.9 x 2.8 x 1.2 in | 10 x 7 x 3 cm
• WEIGHT: 5.7 oz | 162 g
• AZIMUTH: 1˚ graduations w/ ± 0.5˚ accuracy
• INTERNAL CLINOMETER: 1˚ graduations w/ ± 0.5˚ accuracy
• PERCENT GRADE: 5% graduations