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
Our Flag is unfurled by the dying breath of our patriots in uniform. Cherish and 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.
USAF Forward Air Controller, 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.