Randolph Engineering Aviator Sunglasses in Matte Silver AF53614 55. These sunglasses were originally designed for the US Army and have gone through rigorous testing to comply with their demands. This frame is now military issue and features signature bayonet temples which were specifically designed for fighter pilots, mineral crown glass lenses and adjustable cushioned nose pads for a customized fit. This iconic aviator is a piece of engineering and design history and is not to be messed with.
Randolph Engineering was established in 1972 initially designing and manufacturing eyewear production tools and machinery. The company soon progressed into creating their own eyewear range and in 1977 they obtained their first military contract from the US Government. By 1982 Randolph Engineering became main supplier to the US Department of Defenceâs providing military style aviation glasses to the Navy, Air Force and Army. The company branched out in the early 1990âs and expanded their collection to incorporate a commercial line, which included shooting eye-wear, prescription eyewear and sunglasses. Randolph Engineering sunglasses are made in the US to the highest of standards and come with a unique maintenance kit, which consists of replacement screws, a miniature screwdriver as well as a pair of nose pads.