You never know what you’ll come across in the field. Be prepared. Protecting your eyes from debris and splash damage means investing in quality eyewear that will prevent you from getting hurt. Here’s a collection of the latest in tactical sunglasses and ballistic goggles.
The WX Talon is wrap-around frame style eyewear from Wiley X’s Changeables Collection. It’s available in a one, two or three lens package. The multi-lens packages include different color lenses for use during varying light conditions and can be easily snapped in or out of the frame. The product offers peripheral protection and meets the military’s MIL-PRF-31013 VO ballistic impact standard and ANSI Z87.1-2003 high-velocity impact standard. If you require prescription eyewear, the product accommodates a flat-face form of prescription insert that eliminates blurriness, headaches and even nausea associated with eye strain. Product includes cleaning cloth and zippered case. WileyX—800/776-7842 www.wileyx.com
Walker’s All-Sport Shooting Glasses offer eye protection in any shooting situation. The upgraded features for 2011 include improved lens coverage area for more protection from shot blasts and unwanted distracting light. The product is 10% lighter than the previous model, and features adjustable, lanyard-compatible earpieces that pivot and slide from front to back to ensure a comfortable fit. It also has four interchangeable, high-grade polycarbonate lenses that provide 99% UVA/B protection. Product includes a carry case for storage protection.
Walker’s Game Ear
Revision’s new Exoshield eyewear is designed for low-profile protection during high-speed, dynamic situations. The product features ballistic and environmental protection and rugged durability, and is compatible with night vision gear. It includes flow-coat lens technology with OcuMax anti-fog and anti-scratch protection, as well as 100% UVA/B/C protection. The Exoshield eyewear kit is available in either clear or solar lens versions, and includes an adjustable quick-release head strap, microfiber cleaning cloth and storage case.
The new 5B sunglass from Eye Safety Systems offers side protection with its wrap-around frame style. The product features ballistic protection and lens durability exceeding military standards. The 5B comes in two frame options (matte black or gray) and a range of available lens tints (including polarized lens options). This on- or off-duty, fixed-lens sunglass is also available with your prescription preinstalled.
Eye Safety Systems