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Airforce Pilot Survival Knife, Boker Plus, 4-1 2" Blade, 8-3 8" Overall
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Product Description


Airforce Pilot Survival Knife, Boker Plus, 4-1/2 inch Blade, 8-3/8 inch Overall :
  • A reissue of extremely rare standard issue knife
  • In the late 1940's, General Curtis LeMay, the head of the Strategic Air Command (SAC), authorized the creation of a survival kit for the crews of the long range bombers
  • Requirements were to be an effective tool for survival in the wild, with the ability to perform a number of functions to include field dressing and cleaning fish
  • A must was that the knife had to be lightweight
  • The Air Force reviewed the Randall Model 14, but deemed it too heavy
  • Decision makers who were well aware of the Tree Brand inch product requested input from Boker
  • The initial production of 300 pieces for evaluation resulted in immediate approval and the Boker fixed blade became the official survival knife of the U.S
  • Air Force
  • The 8-3/8 inch overall knife has a 4-1/2 inch SK5 carbon steel blade, mirror finished
  • The handle is crafted of leather, with aluminum and brass spacers and pommel
  • Includes an SAC leather sheath
  • Weight: 3.6 oz
Features
  • A reissue of extremely rare standard issue knife
  • The 8-3/8 inch overall knife has a 4-1/2 inch SK5 carbon steel blade, mirror finished
  • The handle is crafted of leather
  •