This rugged compass is super-accurate and is made by the same folks who make them for the US military. It is phosphorescent for use at night. Just shine a flashlight on it for a second and it stays illuminated for use. The frame is made of aluminum and is lightweight and tough. 1 to 50,000 Scale. Compass is Olive Drab and ships with an Olive Drab nylon pouch with belt keeper. Made in USA!