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Gentex to introduces new protective eyewear

24th January 2019 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Gentex Corporation has developed the Ops-Core Mk1 performance protective eyewear solution for defence and security forces, the company announced on 18 January

The glasses have been designed to meet the need for ruggedised, mission configurable protective eyewear for elite forces. 

The aluminium metal frames are available with interchangeable protective lenses to support a wide range of missions. Current lens options include clear, tint, clear and tint (dual lenses), laser dazzle and high contrast. All these options have been tested in accordance with ANSI Z87.1. Future lens options will include advanced laser eye protection, ballistic and advanced variable light transmission technologies.

Tom Short, VP ground systems, Gentex Corporation, said: ‘Building on over a half century of experience in the design and manufacture of high performance optics for military aircrews and premium eyewear OEMs, Mk1 eyewear is an exciting new addition to our industry-leading line of Ops-Core helmet systems, communication headsets and accessories all on display at SHOT Show.’

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