Sun, Wind and Dust Goggle (SWDG, MIL-G-43914)

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 […]

Authorized Protective Eyewear List Posters Collection

Friday November 27th, 2015 admin

The Authorized Protective Eyewear List (APEL) is a list of protective eyewear tested and approved by the U.S. Military for use by its soldiers. It was created in 2006 because statistics showed that about 10% of battlefield injuries at that time included eye injuries. The APEL is updated periodically and […]