This is the blackened steel ‘Anthracite” edition and comes with a blackened steel bracelet to match.
This is a special variant of the famous 194006 GSAR Diver’s Automatic. This does have government markings.
There is a “no government markings” (NGM) variant also available.
The Marathon Search & Rescue Diver’s Automatic is a dive watch designed for use by Search and Rescue (SAR) divers and issued to the United States Marine Corps, the Diver’s Automatic is a watch built to withstand the most extreme conditions. The Diver’s Automatic is also known as the Government Search and Rescue (GSAR). The watch is manufactured in accordance with US Government Specification. Issued to and worn by troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Diver’s Automatic is made in La Chaux de Fonds Switzerland to guarantee the highest level of quality and accuracy in manufacturing. Inside the Diver’s Automatic is a Swiss Made, 26 Jewel Marathon M2 automatic movement made by ETA, that guarantees you a reliable and accurate timekeeping experience.
The Diver’s Automatic uses self-contained Tritium gas tubes to ensure constant visibility in low light situations. A gas tube is placed on each hour marker and each hand. Tritium tubes are self-illuminating gas tubes which contain an isotope of hydrogen, meaning they will not dull down in brightness like normal photo-luminescent paint which requires an external light source to create a glow.