Variable Density Goggle

Tuesday June 28th, 2016 admin

Variable density goggles were used by U.S. aerial gunners and anti-aircraft gunnerss in World War II. They were equipped with a turning dial on the front allowing the pilot to alter the tint of the lens enabling them to see tracer rounds and not be easily blinded. They failed to […]

ESS CDI Sunglasses

Tuesday February 2nd, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: ESS CDI Sunglasses NSN: 4240-01-545-7925 Assign Date: 2006-11-27

UVEX XC Spectacles

Thursday January 14th, 2016 admin

It’s a selectable production in APEL. Stock Number Reference: UVEX XC NSN: 4240-01-516-5361 Assign Date: 2004-01-09

Revision Sawfly Spectacles

Wednesday January 13th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Revision Sawfly Size NSN Assign Date Small 4240-01-607-7512 2012-06-13 Regular 4240-01-527-4051 2005-02-01 Large 4240-01-527-4018 2005-02-01

ESS ICE Series Spectacles

Wednesday January 13th, 2016 admin

Issued with grey and clear lenses. ESS ICE series used to be in APEL list, but they were removed from APEL since 2010-05-14. It’s frames are adjustable: angle and size. Stock Number Reference: Name NSN Assign Date ESS ICE 2 4240-01-525-5085 2004-11-12 ESS ICE NANO 4240-01-537-6143 2006-12-15 ESS ICE 2X […]

ESS Land OPS Goggle

Wednesday January 6th, 2016 admin

Issued with clear and gray lenses. May be wore over glasses. Stock Number Reference: ESS Land OPS Goggle Frame Color NSN Assign Date Black 4240-01-525-5101 2004-11-12 Olive Drab / Foliage Green 4240-01-540-5576 2006-05-24 Desert Tan 4240-01-540-5580 2006-05-24

ESS Crossbow & Crossbow Supressor

Wednesday January 6th, 2016 admin

Both kind of spectacles issue with clear and grey lens, Crossbow takes part in APEL list (I’m not sure if Crossbow Suppressor takes part, although it was assigned an NSN code). Crosshair has better compatibility using with helmet or headset, since it’s frame is thinner than Crossbow. Stock Number Reference: Name NSN […]

Oakley SI M Frame Ballistic 3.0 Spectacles

Tuesday January 5th, 2016 admin

New spectacles use new ARGO lens cut, but the frame is still compatible with 2.0’s lens (Strike or Hybrid cut). Frame in four color: black, desert tan, Multicam, dark bone, thinner than 2.0 frame, more comfortable while wearing with helmet and headset. Stock Number Reference: Oakley SI M Frame 3.0 Kit NSN: […]

Oakley SI M Frame Ballistic 2.0 Spectacles

Tuesday January 5th, 2016 admin

Takes part in APEL list. Origin kit just include clear and gray lens, but Oakley also products various replacement lens, in photo there is a extra VR28 Hybrid lens in orange color. Stock Number Reference: Oakley SI M Frame 2.0 Kit Name NSN Assign Date SI Ballistic M Frame 2.0 Strike […]

Sun, Wind and Dust Goggle (SWDG)

Tuesday January 5th, 2016 admin

The goggle consists of an injection molded rubber frame with a polyurethane foam backing with a skin that contacts the face. The rubber frame holds the lens while the foam provides a seal between the face and goggle frame. The goggle is compatible with standard military prescription eyewear. Flannel covered […]

Ballistic-Laser Protective Spectacles (BLPS)

Monday January 4th, 2016 admin

The BLPS effort was initiated by the Medical R&D Command in 1986, based on a requirement (SN-CIE) for ballistic and laser eye protection approved in 1984. The BLPS were Type Classified-Limited Procurement/Urgent in 1989 and fielded during Desert Shield/Storm. The BLPS were product improved by Natick RD&E Center based on […]

Special Protective Eyewear Cylindrical System (SPECS)

Monday January 4th, 2016 admin

The Special Protective Eyewear, Cylindrical System (SPECS) program was initiated in 1991, and is based on a requirement, approved in 1984, for ballistic and laser eye protection. SPECS successfully completed evaluation and was Type Classified Standard in May 1995. The first contract for production of SPECS was awarded for 1Q-FY97, […]

ESS Profile NVG Goggles

Monday January 4th, 2016 admin

Even in the same color, they still have difference in detail by year of manufacture. They take parts in APEL. Stock Number Reference: ESS Profile NVG Unit Issue Frame Color NSN Assign Date Olive Drab Green 4240-01-504-6222 2003-02-03 Black 4240-01-504-5706 2003-02-03 Desert Tan 4240-01-504-5727 2003-02-03 Foliage Green 4240-01-540-5585 2006-05-24 Terrain Tan […]