Tactical military watches that are sold to the general public are usually tough, rugged watches that can take the same abuse that soldiers in the field take during the dangerous physical strain felt during war time. They would not be considered luxury time pieces by anyone. Until now, that is, with the release of the Special Forces Issue Rolex Submariner line, styled in the tradition of the famous British military watches used by their Special Forces in the 1970s.
It has prevented additional manufacturers (so far) from benefiting from it, and can be something special that Rolex has. The advantage is obvious once you handle any metal Rolex watch.Given everything Rolex has done over the years it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they have an inner Research & Development department. But, Rolex takes it well beyond this. Rolex hasn’t one, but several different types of extremely well-equipped professional science labs at their various centers. The purpose of these labs isn’t simply to research new watches and things that may enter watches, but also to research more effective and efficient production methods. 1 way of looking at Rolex is that they are an extremely capable and nearly obsessively organized production company – that just happens to create timepieces.Rolex labs are as diverse as they are amazing. Perhaps the most visually intriguing is that the chemistry lab. Full of beakers and tubes which take fluids and fluids, the chemistry laboratory is full of highly trained scientists. What is it largely used for? Well 1 thing that Rolex stated is that the laboratory is used for growing and exploring oils and lubricants that they use in machines during the production process.Rolex has a room with numerous electron microscopes and a few gas spectrometers. They can bring an extremely close look at metals and other materials to investigate the consequences of machining and manufacturing methods. These large areas are incredibly impressive and are used seriously on a regular basis to remedy or protect against possible problems.
All of these SFI Submariners have been tested under the same conditions that the real tactical watches are tested under. There are three different watches in the Submariners line, with two of the three limited to a production of 100 time pieces per year. All of these watches have military fixed bars, sword hands, and have an extra durable NATO strap, with four different color options per watch. And every watch is also covered in a unique form of Diamond Like Carbon, though with less carbon than is on the original 70’s-era tactical watches, making them way more durable than just about any watch on the market.
So pay homage to the Special Forces, as every watch purchase results in a donation to a UK Special Forces charity. And also get a priceless timepiece to catch everyone’s eye.
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