News 20’000 FEET 02/01/2010

Frank M. Bürgin in an interview with TrustedWatch

The renowned international watch platform www.trustedwatch.com visited Frank M. Bürgin at the company headquarters of Montres Charmex SA in Liestal, just outside Basel. Editor-in-chief Dr. Klaus Adam has been an avid admirer of the technological innovations and the diving watches of the brand CX Swiss Military Watch. Mr Bürgin revealed interesting details about their two World Record holding timepieces 12’000 FEET and 20’000 FEET. The complete interview may be read here: TrustedWatch - the international timepiece portal.

News 20’000 FEET 11/01/2009

20’000 FEET by CX SWISS MILITARY WATCH™ - approved by professional divers

Montres Charmex SA, the manufacturer of the 20’000 FEET and owner of the brand CX Swiss Military Watch™, claims to have come up with the ultimate Instrument for Professional Divers with their 20’000 FEET. To proof this Montres Charmex SA asked a diving instructor of Greenpeace to test the 20’000 FEET; please find his original comments below, made during a Greenpeace exercise in the Mediterranean last summer:
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News 20’000 FEET 10/01/2009

20’000 FEET by CX SWISS MILITARY WATCH™ SURVIVES FREEFALL

September 27th 2009 the CX Swiss Military Watch™ timepiece 20’000 FEET had to undergo yet another demanding real life test: it was dropped from an altitude of a staggering 5’000 feet during a parachute jump!
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News 20’000 FEET 08/01/2009

20’000 FEET by CX SWISS MILITARY WATCH™ supports National Park in Zimbabwe

Hwange National in western Zimbabwe covers 14.500km2 and is thus the biggest national park in this southern African country. It is home to 108 species of mammals and over 400 species of birds and famous for its elephant population – depending on the season up to 30’000 loxodonta Africana roam its expanse.
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News 20’000 FEET 07/01/2009

20’000 FEET by CX SWISS MILITARY WATCH™ SURVIVES EXPLOSION

July 1st 2009 the CX Swiss Military Watch™ timepiece 20’000 FEET had to undergo its so far most demanding real life test: it was exposed to over 100 grams of Gamsit®, a dynamite derivate with a detonation velocity of 5’000 meters per second. The test was organized by a specialist of the local police corps and took place in a quarry in the vicinity of the headquarters of Montres Charmex SA, the producer of the 20’000 FEET. [read more]

News 20’000 FEET 06/01/2009

20’000 FEET by CX SWISS MILITARY WATCH™ - REAL LIFE TESTS CONTINUED

When CX Swiss Military Watch™ launched the extreme diving watch 20’000 FEET at a press conference during this year’s BASELWORLD journalists and their readers were asked to come forward with their own ideas of real life tests for this seemingly indestructible timepiece. No idea too crazy, too destructive to be considered by our jury who will award the ultimate test suggestion with a 20’000 FEET timepiece at the end of 2009. [read more]