Tudor is enriching its Pelagos line with the new Pelagos FXD, a model co-developed with the French Navy’s combat swimmers and based on a range of new Tudor specs such as the FiXeD machined into the main body with a 42mm titanium case increase robustness and reliability.
Another feature of this model is the 120-notch rotating bezel, which, unlike standard diving watches, is bidirectional and has a retrograde scale from 60 to 0 to meet the requirements of the so-called “underwater navigation” method. specific needs, this method is one of them. A specialty of a combat swimmer.
The counter-clockwise scale and illuminated function of this model’s bezel make it easy to set and monitor the countdown. This model also features a large bezel that exceeds the diameter of the case for optimal grip even with neoprene gloves. replica watches online
Like the bezel ceramic insert, the dial is also navy blue with distinctive square hour markers and angular hands known as snowflakes.
Water-resistant to 200 meters/660 feet, the case is completely satin-brushed for a matte finish to limit light reflections. For the same reason, even the bezel ceramic insert is sandblasted.
The back of the case is printed with the emblem of the French Navy (Marine nationale), which consists of an anchor with a sailor’s cap and is engraved with the historical inspiration of “MN21”, which stands for “Marine nationale 2021”.
The proprietary Calibre MT5602 is designed to ensure reliability, longevity and accuracy. Its variable inertial balance is maintained by a solid two-point fixed beam. Equipped with a non-magnetic silicon hairspring, this automatic movement is certified as a chronometer by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Service (COSC).
It beats at 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations per hour), guaranteeing a power reserve of nearly three days (70 hours).
The fabric strap, jointly developed by Tudor cheap and Julien Faure, consists of a 22mm navy blue polyethylene braid with a silver centerline, a titanium ‘D’ buckle and Velcro (Velcro) Fasten. The watch also ships with an additional one-piece rubber strap with an embossed pattern and buckle.