After collaborating with the British Army for a G-Shock Mudmaster last year, CASIO has teamed up with British Armed Forces again. This time, its with the Royal Navy for a diving-focused timepiece from the watchmaker’s Master of G Frogman series.

G-Shock x Royal Navy GWFA1000RN8A Watch

The G-Shock x Royal Navy GWFA1000RN8A Watch, as it is called, is based on the GWFA1000 series – the first Frogman watch with a full analog display introduced last year.

As such, it is a full-analog solar timepiece that rocks a monocoque case design and featuring carbon reinforced resin, a “Dive Mode” function, gloves-friendly buttons, Bluetooth connectivity, and works with G-Shock Connected App that offers access to tide data settings for around 3,000 locations worldwide and most importantly for all intents and purposes of this watch, let you review diving log on your smartphone.

G-Shock x Royal Navy GWFA1000RN8A Watch

The dive log provides you the ability to mark dive locations, time, date, number of dives, and even photos. Meanwhile Tide Point, lets you select from a preset list of some the world’s most famous dive points or set your own.

Like most such collaboration, it is limited to cosmetics in which GWFA1000RN8A drew its inspiration from Her Majesty’s Ship Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier.

G-Shock x Royal Navy GWFA1000RN8A Watch

The GWFA1000RN8A has a light gray case and band resembling the hull of the Navy vessel. Further homage to the one of the largest ships are Royal Navy red, white and navy blue, and a metal band ring engraved with Royal Navy logo.

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Other key features include spherical glass, screw lock crown, magnetic and shock resistant, sapphire glass with non-reflective coating, black ion plated case, 200 meters water resistance, LED light, Afterglow, time calibration signal reception, and more.

G-Shock x Royal Navy GWFA1000RN8A Watch

G-Shock x Royal Navy GWFA1000RN8A Watch is available now from retailers like Reeds for US$1,000 a pop.

G-Shock x Royal Navy GWFA1000RN8A Watch
G-Shock x Royal Navy GWFA1000RN8A Watch

Images: G-Shock.

via Worn & Wound.

Published by Mike

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