Hanhart’s new Primus Fly Navy boasts naval precision and tradition

October 2023

Hanhart's new Primus Fly Navy boasts naval precision and tradition

A new special edition, limited to 150 pieces, now complements the Primus collection of the watch manufacturer from the Black Forest. This precise and robust chronograph serves as both an eye-catching watch for a beach vacation or as a reliable tool for challenging tasks of the naval forces.


he significant connection between Hanhart and aviation goes back a long way in history. In aviation, automatic pilot watches had to withstand extreme shocks, enormous temperature fluctuations, large altitude differences and fluctuating weather conditions - challenges with which air forces are still familiar today.

Flying over the sea has always required the highest precision and a keen understanding of the elements. In few other places do the forces of nature have such a direct impact as in a low-level flight over the sea on a stormy night, at which a swaying deck awaits the pilot for landing. Precision and tradition, therefore, have been high on the agenda for over 110 years in the German Navy, and Hanhart has also been following this maxim since 1882.

The limited edition Primus Fly Navy is a reliable and precise chronograph as well as the perfect companion on your wrist in such challenging situations. A special feature of the Primus watch are the flexible lugs, which offer optimal wearing comfort for every wrist, even with a diameter of 44 mm. The limited chronograph fits both as an eye-catching watch for a relaxed beach vacation or as a reliable timepiece for challenging tasks of the naval forces.

Hanhart's new Primus Fly Navy boasts naval precision and tradition

The limited Primus Fly Navy chronograph combines precision and tradition with various maritime details. According to Greek mythology, the second is shown by the trident of the sea god Poseidon, which can also be found on the crest of Naval Aviation Squadron 3 “Graf Zeppelin”. On the sapphire crystal case back, the crest of either MFG3 or MFG5 squadron can be found. The sapphire crystal case back also features either the MFG3 “Graf Zeppelin” or MFG5 crest and can be individually selected. To complete the unique details of the limited edition marine watch, the “Marineflieger” logo is featured on the navy blue dial and on the screw-in crown of the chronograph.

The Primus Fly Navy chronograph is available with either a stainless steel case or PVD coated case. The stainless steel case comes with a blue textile strap. The watch with the black PVD coated case comes with a matching black textile strap.

The numerals and hands of the Primus Fly Navy are coated with the modern Super-LumiNova SLN C3 GL, which ensures perfect readability by day and night.

Hanhart's new Primus Fly Navy boasts naval precision and tradition

The crests of the MFG3 “Graf Zeppelin” and MFG5 squadrons are printed on the glass case back of the Primus Fly Navy chronograph and are a symbol of cohesion and solidarity. In the case of the MFG3 crest, the affiliation to the marine pilots is symbolised by the wing and the anchor in the centre. The five stars stand for the five virtues: loyalty, courage, readiness, reliability and endurance. The MFG5 coat of arms includes water, sea eagle, anchor and wing as elements and has existed in this form since 2013. The head of the sea eagle is meant to preserve the sovereignty over the airspace above sea.

The new Primus Fly Navy chronograph can be ordered now for 2,690.00 EUR incl. 19% VAT at www.hanhart.com. The version with black PVD coated case costs 3.190,00 EUR incl. 19% VAT. Members of the Naval Air Command / Naval Air Squadron receive a discount of 25%.

Hanhart's new Primus Fly Navy boasts naval precision and tradition



Stainless steel or black PVD coated
Diameter 44 mm, Height 15 mm
Flexible lugs
Red pusher, anodised aluminium
Screw crown with “Marineflieger" logo
Bezel with red marking
Anti-reflective convex sapphire glass
Sapphire glass case back secured by screws (with printed MFG3 or MFG5 logo)
Water resistant to 10 bar/10 ATM


Navy blue with “Marineflieger" logo
Numbers and Hands Super-LumiNova SLN C3 GL coated
Chronocenter hand with “poseidon trident”


Textile strap blue or black with Alcantara inside
Folding clasp made of stainless steel or black PVD-coated stainless steel


Caliber basis: Sellita SW 510
Rotor with limitation number XXX/150 and FLY NAVY writing
28.800 A/h, 4 Hz, 27 jewels
Power reserve min. 42h


Small second
30-minute counter, central seconds counter, date


Stainless steel variant, textile strap blue - 2690 Euro incl. 19% VAT
PVD-coated variant, textile strap black - 3190 Euro incl. 19% VAT

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