Current Military Issue Survival Knife. Comes with Sheath!
Don’t be fooled by imitations – This is the only ASEK™ Survival Knife Systems tested and approved by PM Soldier and Natick Research Labs to meet the criteria defined by the US Army. The ASEK™ Survival Knife System designed and manufactured by The Ontario Knife Company is the one and only Survival/Egress knife chosen by the Untied States Army to be included in its Air Warrior Equipment System. The fire retardant scabbard fits on the pilot’s vests, load bearing equipment, web belt, belt or can be worn on the calf as designed for Air Warrior. The Ontario ASEK Survival Knife System includes a clip point survival knife, and a tactical sheath. The ASEK (Aircrew Survival Egress Knife) Survival Knife features a 5″ part serrated clip point blade made of 1095 carbon steel, .1875″ thick, with a Rockwell hardness of 50-54. The blade has a Zinc Phosphate finish to inhibit rust, and a saw tooth spine. The contoured one piece handle has a rubberized overmold, and is ribbed for secure grip. The cross guard has spear holes, and the same rubberized overmold as the handle, for insulating purposes. The butt cap is suitable for use as a hammer, and includes a glass breaker tip, and a lanyard hole. The ASEK knife has an overall length of 10 1/4″. The ASEK tactical sheath has olive drab nylon construction with Kydex insert, two leg protectors and straps.
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