(4) These devices formed the first Authorized Protective Eyewear List
(APEL) in 2004 and were issued to Soldiers through the Rapid Fielding Initiative mechanism.
Here you'll find a table of replacement lenses, frames and straps for all combat eyewear on the Army's authorized protective eyewear list
The US Army Updated Authorized Protective Eyewear List
(Apel) for Military Combat Eye Protection contains overall some 15 different models of eyewear both for users with prescription lenses and without, and goggles.
"We evaluate (the eyewear) for industry safety standards and ballistic fragmentation protection, then rank the products and place them on an authorized protective eyewear list
," she said.
An updated authorized protective eyewear list
, published by the Program Manager-Clothing and Individual Equipment (PM-CIE), provides information for ordering the new eyewear.