What is the purpose of a lensatic compass?
The lensatic compass is used to determine “azimuths” or “compass bearings” (horizontal angles).
It is also used to follow a course over the ground, orient or set a map, and determine position of objects in relation to a map.
How do you use a military lensatic compass?
THIS is how to use a Compass (Lensatic Compass for beginners
What is the wire for on a compass?
The cover is used to protect the compass and also incorporates the sighting wire—which helps you determine direction. The base is the compass dial, bezel, and the thumb loop—the thumb loop is used for stability to garner a more accurate reading.
How do you use a directional compass?
How to Use a Compass || REI –