After Word War 2 began, KA-BAR begin manufacturing the USMC survival knife as a fighting and utility knife for the United States Marine Corps. The USMC was quickly adopted by the regular Army, Navy, Coastguard and Underwater Demolition Teams.
Since World War 2, the USMC has seen action in Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm and Iraq.
The knife is now the favourite of survivalist, adventurers and still remains the first choice for many servicemen and women.
The USMC is one of the most famous knives in the work and with good reason.
The KA-BAR Knife features a gold-plated brass guard and pommel. Made with tough 1095 Cro-van steel, the blade of this knife is durable and sharp.
Its leather sheath is durable, rugged, and strong; it won’t break like its plastic counterparts. Not only does it feel and look good, this sheath will keep the blade of your KA-BAR knife protected and sharp.
- Overall Length: 300mm (18.8″)
- Blade Length: 178mm (7″)
- Thickness: 1.65mm (0.06″)
- Weight: 317g (Knife Only)
- Blade Material: CRO VAN Carbon Steel 1095
- Handle Material: Leather
- Sheath Material: Leather