Nuclear Flash Goggle Modification Kit (Vietnam War era)

Sunday December 30th, 2018 admin

An alternative to the gold-plated visor was developed in the form of a gold-plated lens for the well-known B-8 or M-1944 goggles. These could be worn when needed and otherwise tucked away in their protective box. According to PACAF regulations this modification goggle kits are used in multiplace aircraft where they […]

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 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 / Tan 499 4240-01-540-5580 2006-05-24

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]