A US military slang term dating back to Desert Storm I (circa 1991) for a kind of wraparound sunglasses issued to personnel in the desert to reduce glare and prevent sun-blindness. May be derived either from a brand name or from the odd appearance they gave the wearer.
"When we returned from Saudi Arabia, the colonel gave a directive that we were to ditch our Gargoyles to maintain security. Our raccoon tansgave us away though."
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