Your life is your mission. It’s our mission to time it.

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Built for life.


HANDCRAFTEd. american. guaranteed.

Precision Craftsmanship

The $695 DIVER-1 is an American Mission Timer, created with a 10 year Lithium-Ion power cell and manufactured to withstand depths exceeding 1,000 feet. 

Each individually serialized DIVER-1 is guaranteed for life and is designed, created, tested, certified, and serviced by hand in Seattle from domestic and international components. 

The DIVER-1 has undergone over 20,000 hours of hard-use, mission-driven, operational test & evaluation around the world.

Designed, assembled, tested, and guaranteed for life in Seattle, Washington.



We guarantee our watches will last a lifetime.

We’ve sourced the finest components and hired the most talented watch makers to build the DIVER-1.

If our watch fails in the course of normal use, we will replace it. Period.


We’re bringing American watchmaking back, one step at a time.


Discover the ARES difference.




Case, Caseback, Crown & Bezel

41.0mm 316L stainless steel bead blasted two piece case with individually serialized, engraved, screwback construction

42.0mm 316L stainless steel bead blasted bezel, featuring countdown timer with C3 Superluminova, clear coat finish, aggressive ‘no slip’ teeth, and 120-click uni-directional countdown mission timer

49.5mm lug to lug 22mm drilled lugs with 1.8mm shoulderless spring bars, supplied with a 3-ring and 5-ring LASH nylon strap

10 o’clock ‘fat head’ 7.2mm logo’d screw down crown, featuring aggressive ‘no slip’ teeth and double Viton seals

Individually tested and certified, fully assembled, to 40ATM

Movement, Crystal, Dial & Hands

Ronda 715Li 5-jewel / gold plated analog quartz movement with EOL indicator

10 year standard battery life utilizing No. CR2016 3V lithium-ion battery

Brass dial with C3 printed hour indicators, painted minute indices and logo

Flat sapphire crystal with inner AR coating

Brushed stainless C3 hands

Anti-magnetic rating 18.8Oe, shock resistant to NIHS-91-10 standards, and thermo-compensated -0 to 50+ C