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Smith Elite Introduces The Grey Man

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

The grey Man is a new low visibility Eyepro option from Smith Optics.


The Grey Man offers full mil spec ballistic (Mil PRF 3103) protection as well as spring temples to resist day to day wear damage and adjustable nose pieces. It’s a great option for guys who need full protection but don’t want to look like the Terminator while on (or off) the job.

They are offered in Black and Gun Metal Grey but Smith is working on an All Knowing Gold, that same color you find down at the Souk. Currently, Grey is the only lens color. Available soon from

U.S. Elite Gear – Oakley SI Fuel Cell LIMITED EDITION Cerakote Ultrablend Desert Sage Frame

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014


U.S. Elite Gear is currently selling a limited edition Oakley SI Fuel Cell with a “Kryptek-like” Ultrablend Desert Sage Cerakote coat. The Black Iridum lenses exceed ANSI Z87.1 optical standards for impact protection, and provide 100% filtering of UVA, UVB, and UVC and harmful blue light up to 400 nm. The frame is made of stress-resistant O Matter material, painted and cured with Cerakote Generation II Firearm coating.

Awesome Deal on Smith Elite Lockwoods in Kryptek from Tactical Distributors

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Kryptek Lockwood

Every time I wear my Kryptek Highlander Lockwood eyepro by Smith Elite, people ask me where I got them. Considering they were a limited run item I’d say that this daily deal from Tactical Distributors is one to jump on. They feature a mil-spec Brown polarized lens and good looks.

SOFIC 2014 – Oakley

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Oakley has an interesting version of the SI Split Jacket called the Wind Jacket. Both of these models meet the ANSI standard and feature the patented Switchlock lens interchange system. The heart of the system is a removable, vented Unobtanium (rubberized) gasket to keep out sand and gunk.


Above, is another variant called the SI Ballistic Racing Jacket which comes out later this Summer. It offers full ballistic MIl-PRF 31013 standard as well as meeting the ANSI standard.

Liquid Eyewear Asks

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

What Have You Done Today

What have your Liquids done today?

Oakley SI Ballistic Crosshair

Monday, May 5th, 2014

During the recent Warrior West expo, we had a chance to check out the Oakley SI Ballistic Crosshair.


Created to provide full MIL PRF 31013, ANSI Z80.3-2008 and ANSI Z87.1-2010 ballistic protection in a form factor not usually associated with military or tactical use, the aviator-style Ballistic Crosshair also filters 100% UVA/UVB & harmful blue light up to 400nm wavelength.

Offered with a variety of lens tints, check for details.

Marine South – Sneak Peak – Oakley SI Det-Cord

Friday, April 11th, 2014


At Marine South, we got to take a look at Oakley’s upcoming SI Det-Cord glasses. Coming this July.


Limited Edition MultiCam Smith Elite Lockwoods Available Exclusively Through Tactical Distributors

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014


Tactical Distributors teamed up with Smith Elite to offer a limited run of the Lockwood’s in Mulitcam Pattern w/grey mil-spec lens. This is a TD exclusive not available anywhere else. In addition to the glasses you will receive an exclusive Pin-Up girl lens cloth bag.

Sneak Peek – Smith Elite Multicam Lockwood TD Exclusive

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Tactical Distributors is giving us a sneak peek of their upcoming collaboration with Smith Elite to offer a MultiCam version of the popular Lockwood model sunglasses.

Featuring a Multicam dipped Lockwood frame and non-polarized Grey lens, each pair of glasses will come with a pin-up girl dust bag. Look for these soon from

Oakley – SI Ballistic Crosshair

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014


The SI Ballistic Crosshair is Oakley’s first ever ballistics-rated wire frame glasses. The lenses are made from Plutonite, Oakley’s high purity optical grade polycarbonate, and meet or exceed the balistic fragmentation impact standards as outlined in MIL PRF 31013. The lenses also meet the High Mass Impact Test and optical standards as outlined in ANSI Z87.1-2010, as well as meet or exceed ANSI Z80.3-2008.

The frame is constructed from ultra-lightweight hi-modulus C-5 frame material, with a three-point fit that holds the lenses in precise optical alignment. The frame is compatible with all helmets and helmet-mounted night vision devices. Thin stem technology allows for compatibility with over-ear hearing devices.

Available in Matte Black w/ Grey or Gunmetal w/Grey.