Tritium cannot be legally taken out of the US by serviceman, even on official deployments.
I'd be interested in your source for that statement...Son #2, just home from Afghanistan might disagree. Too, what about the standard GI lensatic compass...with Tritium, I think, markers on the bezel.
Here's an ebay listing for one complete with the milspec number.
Best Regards, Rod
Cherish our flag, honor it, defend what it stands for or get the hell out. Our Freedoms are not free, they've been paid for many times over by heros in uniform. Far better men than I, died that we could be FREE.
USAF FAC, 5th Spl Forces, An Loc, lll Corps, RVN, 69-70, Vietnam Vet '69-'73
Last edited by rodfac; March 24, 2013 at 11:19 AM.