This is Not a Pilot Watch.

This time we’ve created something that has always been around. Only better than ever before.

About Fortis

Rich watchmaking history

Our founder, Walter Vogt in collaboration with John Harwood developed and mass produced the first automatic wrist watch in the world

Our watches have spent more time in space than any other brand combined*

As the chosen brand by the ROSKOSMOS (Russian Space agency) our watches have been used by cosmonauts as tools for more than 25 consecutive years

Independent since 1912

Fortis is a company independent since it’s conception by Walter Vogt.
What does independent mean in the watchmaking industry? It means no compromises regarding quality of each watch component

The favorite watch of Military, aerobatic and amateur pilots worldwide

Since decades we collaborate with the best pilots from around the world proofing us in robustness and reliability on a day to day basis.

Local Heroes

Since the very beginning, Fortis has been supporting people and organizations challenging the status quo, be they cosmonauts, pilots, adventurers and explorers.

Victories small or big, endeavors successful or failed, we celebrate them all.

Our partners

We partner with visionary individuals and organizations in endeavors that challenge for new boundaries.

Swiss Air Force PC-7 Team

Switzerland

Environment

Air

Per Wimmer

Denmark

Environment

Space

Special Projects

FORTIS Airbase

In cooperation with SKYDIVE Switzerland we have established the FORTIS Airbase in Reichenbach. People come from all over the world to jump out of the plane here in Reichenbach in the Kandertal above the Swiss Alps and lakes.

#FortisFriday

Every week we feature a watch from one of the proud owners of our watches.

Featured last Friday

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Winner #FortisFriday 2020
Marc Rollier Fortis Local Hero and Turbine Legend Pilot

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