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Warrior West – Oakley SI Ballistic Shock Tube

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

The SI Ballistic Shock Tube was released in May. It is a low-profile, high wrap, ballistic eyewear that will be submitted to APEL next year.

Think of it as a ballistic alternative to the Racing Jacket which is popular in motorsports. It features a removable lower jaw that was designed for improved lens retention. The ear stems were also thinned down for wear with ear pro.


Oakley Introduces Mod 3 & Mod 5 Snow Sports Helmets

Friday, February 12th, 2016


A lot of SSD readers like to ski and snowboard and a lot more are Oakley fans. At SIA, Oakley unveiled their entry into the snow sports helmet arena. Under development for three years, the Mod 3 and Mod 5 helmets incorporate a modular brim system so the wearer can choose the correct interface ti get a tight seal between helmet and goggle. Additionally, the chinstrap is magnetic, the liner is removable and it’s got a BOA fit system.


Oakley SI – ALPHA Eco-System

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

This video showcases Oakley’s new ALPHA Eco-System which debuted at SHOT Show.

FirstSpear Range Day – Oakley Alpha Ecosystem

Monday, January 18th, 2016

The Alpha Ecosystem from Oakley is a modular and scalable eye protection system that consists of multiple components.  The critical component is the common Alpha lens which was developed using the same eye tracking work studies that spawned last year’s Tombstone glasses.  Those studies included shooting, CQB, fast roping and mobility.  This time the application is all about tactical use and the field of view is awesome.  

The system consists or a frame, a goggle and a helogasket using the common Alpha lens. This is huge for the operator as well as his logistics support.  

The lens is held in place with a three point retention system.  Interestingly, this almost rimless design also allows the lens to vent and prevent fogging.  Lens technologies for this system are Prizm Shooting and Prizm Snow.  The Prizm variants TR45 is for low and bright light and TR22 is for bright light.  Both lens colors are offered on the Special Operations Eyewear Program.  

Frames are available in Black, Tan 499 and White.


Oakley – Daniel Defense Collection

Sunday, January 17th, 2016


Oakley and Daniel Defense partnered up to produce the Daniel Defense line of Oakley glasses. Each style features an exclusive icon inspired by the barrels Daniel Defense manufactures, along with exclusive DD Cerakote coatings. The collection includes the following models and colorways:


Daniel Defense Gascan – Tornado finish with Black Iridium lenses


Daniel Defense Fuel Cell – Mil Spec+ Finish with Black Iridium lenses


Daniel Defense Fuel Cell – Ultrablend Finish with Black Iridium lenses


Daniel Defense Fuel Cell – Tornado Finish with Black Iridium lenses


Oakley SI – Light Assault Leather Boot

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Light Assault Leather Boot

The Oakley SI Light Assault Leather Boot features a polishable full-grain Nappa bovine leather upper, with a metal speed loop lacing system with anti-IR coating and 100% braided nylon laces. The boot also features an injection EVA midsole and slip-resistant rubber outsole. Available in sizes 6-12.5, 13, 14.


Oakley – Tombstone Shooting Eyewear Now Available

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Oakley’s Tombstone Shooting Eyewear is now available for order. We first told you about this new technology during SHOT Show which is offered in Reap (left) and Spoil (right) styles.


To create the Tombstone, Oakley conducted vision studies using specialized eyewear to track where a shooter looks. Then they used this data to develop a new single-piece fremeless lens design that offers an unobstructed 120 deg field of view. Additionally, they integrated the high contrast Prizm lens color (others are also available) as well as innovative trigger-release temple pieces that click right into place.

Tombstone was created for competitive shooting and not intended for impact protection. Tombstone meets ANSI Z87.1-2010 (Clause 5.1.4) optics standards.


ADS Federal Range Day – Oakley SI Ballistic Crosshair

Monday, June 15th, 2015

As always, Oakley had a wide variety of footwear, handwear and eyepro on display. simce this was primarily an LE focused show, I wamted to point out the SI Ballistic Crosshair which combines aviator styling with mil ballistic protection.


Meets or exceeds the ballistic fragmentation impact standards contained in Clause of MIL PRF 32432

Meets High Mass Impact Test contained in Clause 6.2.2 of ANSI Z87.1-2010

High Definition Optics that meet optical standards contained in Clause 5.1.4 of ANSI Z87.1-2010

Available in Matte Black or Gunmetal (shown).