Compass point to Mils conversion
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Compass point conversion
Boxing the compass is the action of naming all thirty-two clockwise points of the compass in order. The eight principal winds, eight half-winds and sixteen quarter winds together yield a 32-wind compass rose, with each compass direction point at 11.25° angle from the next.
Mil is a unit of angle commonly used by military organizations. Its relationship to the radian gives rise to the handy property that an object of size S that subtends an angle A angular mils is at a distance D = 1000 * S/A.