Designed by our military consultants, this extreme-duty Special Operations Tactical Fixed Blade (SOTFB™) is built to withstand the hardest possible duty in combat. The knife is built like a rock, among the heftiest full-tang fixed blade CRKT has ever offered. It has an AUS 8 stainless steel blade with a titanium nitride coating for superior corrosion resistance. The injection-molded glass filled nylon scales have an aggressive operator's pattern. A double guard hilt, with thumb friction grooves and pronounced butt pommel, gives maximum security and grip.
The M60-14NK design is purely tactical, with a recurved dual grind 4.375" Tanto blade with Combination Razor-Sharp and Triple-Point™ Serrated edges.
Tactical Sheath. We designed the most versatile tactical sheath possible based on the needs of special forces teams. The black high-strength nylon fabric/glass filled nylon sheath has an injection-molded glass filled nylon liner which prevents blade penetration and helps secure the knife. It has an integral belt loop for conventional high carry. There is also a removable adjustable drop leg extender and two adjustable removable leg straps, which allow low carry.
There are two security handle straps with snaps, one removable, to give just the right combination of access and security, depending on the mission's terrain and underbrush. All hardware and grommets are black. High and low grommets allow attachment of the sheath with paracords if preferred. Finally, a utility pocket with Velcro® closure, adjustable for length, will carry a variety of folding knives, multipurpose tools or sharpeners.
We don't know of any tactical knife/sheath system better designed to meet the needs of today's modern military.
I can't believe this perfectly engineered knife is discontinued. I carried on in Iraq and it got stolen so I bought another and I just love the feel, the balance, the size and the sheath. Even though my knife in Iraq actually cut the sheath due to how sharp the knife was. If you ever bring it back shoot me an email, I want another one in case you bring them back.