FORTIS Swiss watches debuted in 1912 and in the over 100 years since, the brand has earned a reputation for stellar performance and innovative design. Exceptional precision and leading waterproof performance are hallmarks of the brand's watches, but just as significant is its dedication to craftsmanship. Each watch is hand-finished. Watches of the Cosmonautis Collection are standard issue in the Russian aerospace industry. The brand's watches are also favored by pilots, military officers and adventurers around the world, who demand a rugged timepiece. However, functionality never takes a back seat to appealing design and FORTIS watches are known for clean lines, classic Swiss style and timeless fashion sense.