What is a Sawback used for?
When plunged into the enemy, this style of blade pulled out the victim’s insides when removed causing exceptional pain, suffering and inevitably death. It was communicated to the German army that French and British soldiers would torture and then killed their troops if found with a sawback blade on their bayonet.
What knife does the Air Force use?
The US Military issues an Aircrew Survival Egress Knife (ASEK) to air force personnel to aid in their hand-to-hand combat as well as staying functional in other cases where a knife is needed. Since 2003 when the ASEK first made its way into the Army, it has gained widespread love among other units and sections.
What are the knives with the ridges called?
A serrated edge is one which has sharpened grooves and ridges all the way along the blade, which helps to cut tougher foods. They’re also helpful for slicing softer foods without crushing them out of shape. Bread knives, tomato knives and steak knives will usually have serrated edges.
What is a Fullered blade?
A fuller is a rounded or beveled longitudinal groove or slot along the flat side of a blade (e.g., a sword, knife, or bayonet) that is made using a blacksmithing tool called a spring swage or, like the groove, a fuller. A fuller is often used to widen a blade.
What is the point of a Swedge?
Swedge (also spelled swage) – A tapered or beveled false edge (usually not fully sharpened) along the spine of the knife. It reduces the point thickness for improved piercing ability.
How does the Jagdkommando work?
Starting at the hollowed handle and watertight top, the machined grenade pattern of the handle transitions seamlessly into the three-edged blade, finally twisting to a deadly point. The Jagdkommando™ is paired with a custom hard-coated 6061 T6 tubular sheath with a matching machined grenade pattern and watertight seal.