Introducing the Updated tactix® Bravo: A Tactical-Minded Multisport GPS Watch with Connected Features

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today
announced tactix Bravo, a multisport GPS watch that combines tactical
functionality with smart features for fitness training and outdoor
navigation. Featuring an all-black, rugged design, tactix Bravo was
built for the tactical environment with a scratch-resistant lens and
bezel, as well as a sunlight readable display optimized for night vision
goggle compatibility. Additionally, it comes preloaded with specialized
software for both aerial and land missions. Complete with smart
notifications and Connect IQ compatibility, tactix Bravo is also stylish
enough for everyday wear. Tactix Bravo is being announced in conjunction
with the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and will be showcased
at the Garmin booth, #35811.

“We’re excited to bring our tactical operators a new watch with tactix
Bravo,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales.
“Tactix Bravo was designed to handle the most demanding environments,
and with specialized software, it will help users accomplish the mission
at hand while still looking sleek and stylish.”

Inspired by the requirements of Law Enforcement and Police Special
Operations and able to handle the roughest conditions, tactix Bravo has
a sapphire lens and a knurled bezel with a diamond-like carbon coating
to prevent nicks and scratches. It has a sharp, all-black,
non-reflective finish and the color display has a special mode making it
compatible with night vision goggles. In addition to the standard black
silicone band, tactix Bravo is also available with nylon watchbands in
black and olive drab. The nylon bands can be easily interchanged with no
tools required, so users can easily switch between the black and olive

Boasting an EXO™ antenna and high-sensitivity GPS with GLONASS support,
tactix Bravo has a full multisport toolset to handle training,
exploring, missions and more. Users on land can mark and store up to
1,000 waypoints, and navigate back to their starting point using the
TracBack® feature, while users in the air can utilize the Jumpmaster
software for three jump types: HAHO, HALO and Static. It also has a
unique dual-position mode that can simultaneously display two sets of
coordinate systems on a single data screen. Able to last through long
missions or training sessions, tactix Bravo can get up to 50 hours of
battery life in UltraTrac™ mode, 20 hours in GPS training mode, and up
to three weeks in smartwatch mode.

Tactix Bravo boasts advanced workouts and training modes, so users can
get real-time performance data such as distance, pace, and calories
burned. Additionally, users can get advanced running dynamics like
stride length, ground contact time balance and vertical ratio and
physiological measurements like their individual lactate threshold,
stress score and performance condition1. Tactix Bravo is also
compatible with other ANT+ sensors2 to collect more data like
temperature with Tempe™,
or to control a VIRB®
action camera remotely. Tactix Bravo uses will also have access to new
activity profiles for golf, SUP and rowing. With the recently updated Garmin
Connect mobile app
, users can download more than 40,000 worldwide
golf courses for precise course data and use their watch as a digital
scorecard. With the new SUP/Rowing mode, users can measure their paddle
stroke count, stroke rate and distance per stroke to gauge their

With daily activity tracking and connected features, tactix Bravo
doubles as a stylish smartwatch. Users can track their daily steps,
mileage and sleep, then wirelessly upload all their data to the recently
updated Garmin
Connect™ mobile app
. They can also connect their watch to a
compatible smartphone for call, text and email notifications right on
the watch. Additionally, tactix Bravo is Connect™
compatible, so users can customize their watch with a variety of
watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps.

Tactix Bravo will be available in Q1 2016 and will have a suggested
retail price of $699.99.

Tactix Bravo is the latest solution from Garmin’s expanding outdoor
segment, which focuses on developing technologies and innovations to
enhance users’ outdoor experiences. Whether hiking, hunting, geocaching,
golfing, dog training, or capturing it all on VIRB action cameras,
Garmin outdoor devices are becoming essential tools for outdoor
enthusiasts of all levels. For more information about Garmin’s other
outdoor products and services, go to, and

For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless
devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active
lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including
automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. For more
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1 HRM-Run or HRM-Tri is required to get Stride Length, Ground
Contact Time Balance and Vertical Ratio. A chest-strap HR monitor is
required to get Lactate Threshold, Stress Score, and Performance
Condition. For more information on advanced running dynamics, click

2 Sold separately.

About Garmin

Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN).
Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal
subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United
Kingdom. Garmin, tactix, fēnix ,VIRB and TracBack are registered
trademarks, and EXO, Garmin Connect, Tempe and Connect IQ are trademarks
of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

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Garmin International Inc.Maddie Estrada, [email protected]