Garmin Instinct Tactical. You’ve never been one to follow the beaten path — that’s where Instinct comes in. This rugged GPS watch is mission-ready and built to withstand the toughest environments.

Durable Case And Display:

- The fiber-reinforced polymer case adds durability, and the chemically strengthened, scratch-resistant display is high contrast and sunlight readable.

Purpose-Built Bands:

- Fully vented silicone bands include 2 independent, removable keeper loops to ensure a secure fit and to keep you from getting caught on things.

Military Standard 810:

- Instinct is built to the U.S. military standard 810 for thermal, shock and water resistance (rated to 100 meters).

Battery Life:

- Internal, rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 14 days in smartwatch mode, up to 16 hours in GPS mode and up to 40 hours in UltraTrac™ battery saver mode.

Stealth Mode:

- Enable stealth mode to stop storing and sharing your GPS position and disable wireless connectivity and communication.

Jumpmaster Mode:

- This feature works to calculate high-altitude release points according to military guidelines and helps to navigate you to your objective once you’ve jumped.

Projected Waypoints:

- For added peace of mind, you can create a waypoint to mark the location of your vehicle before you start your trip.

Dual-Position Format:

- Easily sync your location with others by seeing both the universal transverse mercator (UTM) and the military grid reference system (MGRS) on the same screen.

Night Vision Compatibility Mode:

- Easily switch between daytime view and nighttime view with a screen that can be read by night vision goggles.


- Withstand the elements with military standard toughness.

- Tactical-specific features such as night vision compatibility and more for field ops.

- Navigate your world with multi-GNSS satellite support and outdoor sensors.

- Pair with your compatible smartphone for on-wrist messaging, alerts and notifications.

- Map, track, sync and share your trek from anywhere with our exclusive app.

- Don´t be limited by battery life. Get up to 14 days in smartwatch mode.



- Lens Material: chemically strengthened glass

- Bezel Material: fiber-reinforced polymer

- Case Material: Fiber-Reinforced Polymer

- Quickfit™ Watch Band Compatible: yes (22 mm)

- Strap Material: silicone

- Physical Size: 45 x 45 x 15.3 mm Fits wrists with a circumference of 132-224 mm

- Display Size: custom, two-window design; 0.9” x 0.9” (23 x 23 mm)

- Display Resolution: 128 x 128 pixels

- Display Type: monochrome, sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)

- Weight: 52 g

- Battery Life: Smartwatch mode: Up to 14 days: GPS mode: Up to 16 hours: UltraTrac™ mode: Up to 40 hours

- Water Rating: 10 ATM

- Memory/History: 16 Mb

Clock Features:

- Time/Date: Yes

- Gps Time Sync: Yes

- Automatic Daylight Saving Time: Yes

- Alarm Clock: Yes

- Timer: Yes

- Stopwatch: Yes

- Sunrise/Sunset Times: Yes


- Gps: yes

- Glonass: yes

- Galileo: yes

- Garmin Elevate™ Wrist Heart Rate Monitor: yes

- Barometric Altimeter: yes

- Compass: yes

- Accelerometer: yes

- Thermometer: yes

Daily Smart Features

- Connectivity: Bluetooth®, Ant+®

- Smart Notifications: Yes

- Text Response/Reject Phone Call With Text (Android™ Only): Yes

- Calendar: Yes

- Weather: Yes

- Controls Smartphone Music: Yes

- Find My Phone: Yes

- Find My Watch: Yes

- Virb® Remote: Yes

- Smartphone Compatibility: Iphone®, Android™

- Pairs With Garmin Connect™ Mobile: Yes

Safety and Tracking Features:

- Livetrack: yes

Tactical Features:

- Stealth Mode: Yes

- Night Vision Mode: Yes

- Dual Grid Coordinates: Yes

Activity Tracking Features:

- Step Counter: Yes

- Move Bar (Displays On Device After A Period Of Inactivity; Walk For A Couple Of Minutes To Reset It): Yes

- Auto Goal (Learns Your Activity Level And Assigns A Daily Step Goal): Yes

- Sleep Monitoring (Monitors Total Sleep And Periods Of Movement Or Restful Sleep): Yes

- Calories Burned: Yes

- Floors Climbed: Yes

- Distance Traveled: Yes

- Intensity Minutes: Yes

- Trueup™: Yes

- Move Iq™: Yes

- All-Day Stress Tracking: Yes

Gym & Fitness Equipment:

- Available Gym Activity Profiles: Strength, Cardio And Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing And Yoga

- Cardio Workouts: Yes

- Strength Workouts: Yes

- Automatic Rep Counting: Yes

Training, Planning and Analysis Features:

- Gps Speed And Distance: yes

- Customizable Data Pages: yes

- Customizable Activity Profiles: yes

- Auto Pause®: yes

- Interval Training: yes

- Advanced Workouts: yes

- Downloadable Training Plans: yes

- Auto Lap®: yes

- Manual Lap: yes

- Configurable Lap Alerts: yes

- Custom Alerts: yes

- Audio Prompts: yes

- Finish Time: yes

- Virtual Partner: yes

- Race An Activity: yes

- Course Guidance: yes

- Touch And/Or Button Lock: yes

- Hot Keys: yes

- Auto Scroll: yes

- Activity History On Watch: yes

- Physio Trueup: yes

Heart Rate Features:

- Hr Zones: yes

- Hr Alerts: yes

- Hr Calories: yes

- % Hr Max: yes

- % Hrr: yes

- Auto Max Hr: yes

- Hr Broadcast (Broadcasts Hr Data Over Ant+™ To Paired Devices): yes

Running Features:

- Available Run Profiles: Running, Treadmill Running, Indoor Track Running, Trail Running

- Gps-Based Distance, Time And Pace: Yes

- Cadence (Provides Real-Time Number Of Steps Per Minute): Yes

- Run Workouts: Yes

- Foot Pod Capable: Yes

Outdoor Recreation Features:

- Available Outdoor Recreation Profiles: Hiking, Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing, Kayaking, Jumpmaster, Tactical

Point-To-Point Navigation:

- Bread Crumb Trail In Real Time: Yes

- Back To Start: Yes

- Tracback®: Yes

- Ultratrac Mode: Yes

- Elevation Profile: Yes

- Distance To Destination: Yes

- Barometric Trend Indicator With Storm Alert: Yes

- Trail Run Auto Climb: Yes

- Vertical Speed: Yes

- Total Ascent/Descent: Yes

- Future Elevation Plot: Yes

- Compatible With Basecamp™: Yes

- Gps Coordinates: Yes

- Sight ´N Go: Yes

- Area Calculation: Yes

- Projected Waypoint: Yes

- Sun And Moon Information: Yes

- Xero™ Locations: Yes

Cycling Features:

- Alerts (Triggers Alarm When You Reach Goals Including Time, Distance, Heart Rate Or Calories): Yes

- Courses: Yes

- Available Cycling Profiles: Biking, Indoor Biking, Mountain Biking

- Race An Activity: Yes

- Speed And Cadence Sensor Support (With Sensor): Yes (Ant+® And Bluetooth® Smart Sensors)

Swimming Features:

- Available Swim Profiles: Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming

- Open-Water Swim Metrics (Distance, Pace, Stroke Count/Rate, Stroke Distance, Swim Efficiency (Swolf), Calories): Yes

- Pool Swim Metrics (Lengths, Distance, Pace, Stroke Count, Swim Efficiency (Swolf), Calories): Yes

- Stroke Type Detection (Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly) (Pool Swim Only): Yes

- Drill Logging (Pool Swim Only): Yes

- Basic Rest Timer (Up From 0) (Pool Swim Only): Yes

- ´´Repeat On´´ Rest Timer (Pool Swim Only): Yes

- Pool Swim Workouts: Yes