WILEY X Gloves and Goggles Featured on the Cover of Military & Aerospace Electronics February 2010 - Vol. 21 No. 2
Wiley X Eyewear Named the Official Eyewear of the US National SWAT Championships
October 2008: (Livermore, Ca) For the last 21 years, Wiley X, Inc. has been a world leader in the research, development and marketing of protective eyewear to the civilian, military, and law enforcement markets. The company is celebrating 21 years of developing cutting-edge products that have become standard issue with the FBI, DEA, Army Rangers, Navy SEALs, and other elite Special Forces units around the globe.
Wiley X has set the benchmark of safety, style and utility in the industry with all of its models meeting or exceeding the ANSI Z87.1-2003 requirements for High Velocity Impact Standards – many models also meet the Military VO Ballistic Impact Specs as well. In fact, some models have been tested by Wiley X technicians to withstand a 12-guage shotgun blast from a mere 10 yards away. In offering this level of protection, sleek designs and proprietary technology, Wiley X has become the protective eyewear of choice for countless professional units, agencies, and teams in the US and abroad.
The US National SWAT Championships attracts competitors from across the nation and globe. The 2008 field grew to 30 teams and over 600 attendees and included three international teams, Canada, Portugal and the Czech Republic.
Working together with the USNSC is a natural fit for Wiley X and it keeps with our objective to showcase our high performance gear to some of the best SWAT operators in the country.
The US National SWAT Championships is a property of Advanced SWAT Training & Competition (AST&C), a Colorado company that specializes in Law Enforcement training and law enforcement related competitions. AST&C competitions are focused on policing skills, and weapons marksmanship. The objective of AST&C training is to provide cutting edge training to law enforcement agencies which are both relevant and practical with the goal of making each student more skilled, more efficient, and more ultimately capable.
Wiley X Eyewear is no stranger to the high performance spotlight, celebrating 21 years as a leading innovator in advanced performance eyewear solutions for a multitude of niche markets. As a favorite among motorcycle riders, NASCAR and NHRA fans, hunting, fishing and extreme sports enthusiasts, as well as standard issue for the military’s Army Rangers, Navy SEALs and US Special Forces, Wiley X Eyewear offers a sleek, fashionable and top-of-the-line product for numerous applications. Durable, dependable and able to perform in severe conditions, just like the elite professional SWAT operators who wear Wiley X.