*BNIB* Ontario ASEK Survival Knife Air Warrior US Army OD Green

We have an original Ontario (and the latest and just issued USGI OD Green) USA A.S.E.K. ( Aircrew Survival/Egress Knife (ASEK™) Survival Knife System) Complete with the hard to find Strap Cutter. This knife was chosen by the Untied States Army to be included in its Air Warrior Equipment System. The knife was tested and approved by PM Soldier and Natick Research Labs to meet the criteria defined by the US Army, and functions include a Plexiglas Breaker, Hammer, Saw teeth, serrations, spear holes, lanyard hole and insulated guard. The system includes an anodized aluminum strap cutter, a screwdriver and a honing rod. The A.S.E.K. knife has a 5" serated blade made with 1095 Carbon Steel, is .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 holds 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. and is 10 1/4" overall in length. The strap cutter is made of black anodized aluminum and is 6 5/8" overall and includes a finger grooved handle, standard screwdriver and lanyard. This unique system was designed for air crews from the C-1 ... read more