Wiley X® announced its Wiley X Talon™ ballistic eyewear will now be manufactured in America. The change adheres to a strategic commitment the company has made to produce a greater number of tactical eyewear products in the U.S.A.
“We are American proud, and we believe there is value in fabricating products here in the U.S.,” said Wiley X Co-Owner Myles Freeman, Jr. “We consider the movement toward making more products in America as one that only strengthens our commitment to creating the very best eyewear protection available for those who serve our community and our country.”
The notable Wiley X Talon is one that has been recognized by the U.S. Military as a preferred product available through GSA as well as having been issued its own National Stock Number (NSN 4240-01-583-5158 and NSN 6540-01-584-0073 for its Rx plug-in). This means the Wiley X Talon has both a proven federally backed track record in specific applications as well as a strong history of ongoing governmental procurement.
Featuring an interchangeable smoke and clear lens system, the Wiley X Talon has a versatile, wrap-around design that lends superior peripheral vision all while providing comprehensive protection. The system is created with shatterproof Selenite™ lenses that feature T-Shell™ lens coating that resists scratching in extreme environments, and meets
both US MIL-PRF-31013 VO ballistic impact and ANSI Z87.1-2003 high velocity impact standards. In fact, Wiley X is the only premium performance sunglass manufacturer whose entire line – sunglasses and goggles – meets ANSI Z87.1-2003 high velocity and high mass impact and optical performance standards.
The Wiley X Talon also has a variety of options making it a top choice for armed forces. The glasses are night vision (NVG) compatible and heat resistant. They also provide 100 percent UVA/UVB protection with distortion-free clarity. With an adjustable rubber nose bridge and adjustable wire core at its temples, the Wiley X Talon has been designed to fit comfortably on different head and face shapes.
Its superior Rx-compatible design is one of the few that meets the U.S. Army specifications and gives wearers optimal vision without headaches or distortion all too common with other brands. The glasses also have an exclusive prescription “plug-in” feature which can be fit by any optometrist and is compatible with other popular Wiley X models including the Wiley X Spear and the Wiley X Patriot goggles.
To learn more about the new American made Wiley X Talon — or the company’s full line of ballistic protective eyewear — visit Wiley X Eyewear at 7800 Patterson Pass Road, Livermore, CA 94550 • Telephone: (800) 776-7842 • Or visit online at Wileyx.com.