Convert Revolutions to Mils (NATO)

Enter the angle in revolutions below to get the value converted to mils (NATO).

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1 r = 6,400 mil

How to Convert Revolutions to Mils (NATO)

Protractors are often used to measure angle

To convert a revolution measurement to a mil measurement, multiply the angle by the conversion ratio. One revolution is equal to 6,400 mils (NATO), so use this simple formula to convert:

mils (NATO) = revolutions × 6,400

The angle in mils (NATO) is equal to the revolutions multiplied by 6,400.

For example, here's how to convert 5 revolutions to mils (NATO) using the formula above.
5 r = (5 × 6,400) = 32,000 mil

Revolutions and mils (NATO) are both units used to measure angle. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Revolutions

A revolution, or turn, is equal to 1 rotation around a circle, or 360°. Revolutions are commonly used to measure the speed of rotation, for example when measuring the revolutions per minute (RPM) of a vehicle's engine.

A revolution is sometimes also referred to as a turn, cycle, or complete rotation. Revolutions can be abbreviated as r, and are also sometimes abbreviated as rev or cyc. For example, 1 revolution can be written as 1 r, 1 rev, or 1 cyc.

Mils (NATO)

A mil, short for milliradian, is equal to 1/6,400 of a circle. The mil used by the US military and NATO forces is slightly different than the true value of a milliradian, which is equal to 1/6,283 of a circle.

During World War I the US adopted what is now the NATO mil to replace degrees and minutes for use in artillery sights. They opted to round mils to 6,400 per circle for simplicity at the time. Today, the mil is commonly used to measure adjustment of sights and scopes of firearms.

There is rightfully much confusion as a result of the mil adopted by the US military and NATO being slightly different than the milliradian.

A mil is sometimes also referred to as an angular mil. Mils (NATO) can be abbreviated as mil, for example 1 mil can be written as 1 mil.

Revolution Measurements and Equivalent Mil Conversions

Common revolution values converted to the equivalent mil value
Revolutions Mils (NATO)
1 r 6,400 mil
2 r 12,800 mil
3 r 19,200 mil
4 r 25,600 mil
5 r 32,000 mil
6 r 38,400 mil
7 r 44,800 mil
8 r 51,200 mil
9 r 57,600 mil
10 r 64,000 mil
11 r 70,400 mil
12 r 76,800 mil
13 r 83,200 mil
14 r 89,600 mil
15 r 96,000 mil
16 r 102,400 mil
17 r 108,800 mil
18 r 115,200 mil
19 r 121,600 mil
20 r 128,000 mil
21 r 134,400 mil
22 r 140,800 mil
23 r 147,200 mil
24 r 153,600 mil
25 r 160,000 mil
26 r 166,400 mil
27 r 172,800 mil
28 r 179,200 mil
29 r 185,600 mil
30 r 192,000 mil
31 r 198,400 mil
32 r 204,800 mil
33 r 211,200 mil
34 r 217,600 mil
35 r 224,000 mil
36 r 230,400 mil
37 r 236,800 mil
38 r 243,200 mil
39 r 249,600 mil
40 r 256,000 mil

More Revolution Angle Conversions

Convert to Radians
1 r is equal to 6.283185 radians
Convert to Milliradians
1 r is equal to 6,283.19 milliradians
Convert to Degrees
1 r is equal to 360 degrees
Convert to Minutes Of Arc
1 r is equal to 21,600 minutes of arc
Convert to Seconds Of Arc
1 r is equal to 1,296,000 seconds of arc
Convert to Gradians
1 r is equal to 400 gradians
Convert to Circles
1 r is equal to 1 circles