The Fallkniven F1 Swedish Military Survival Knife has been one of John's favorite for years, and he carries it today. The handy size, well thought-out design, and incredible tough steel are only a few of the details that will make this knife your partner for years, and a faithful, silent friend on your side. It has a laminated VG-10 stainless drop point blade. The overall length is 8-1/4" with a 3-3/4" blade. It has a black checkered Thermorun® elastomer handle with a visible tang end and lanyard hole. Available with a Black nylon and Zytel® belt sheath. This knife is not only carried by the Swedish National Defense, but is authorized for U.S. military use as well.