Ontario ASEK Survival Knife System 5" Blade, Strap Cutter, Sheath (1400)
ON1400: ASEK Survival Knife System
Ontario Knife Company
This knife is used by the Air Warrior Program and other branches of the U.S. Armed Forces
The ASEK Survival Knife System designed and manufactured by The Ontario Knife Company is the one and only Survival/Egress knife chosen by the Untied States Army to be included in its Air Warrior Equipment System. Don't be fooled by imitations - This is the only ASEK Survival Knife Systems tested and approved by PM Soldier and Natick Research Labs to meet the criteria defined by the US Army. This system is a Survival/Egress knife with plexiglas breaker, hammer, saw teeth, serrations, spear holes, lanyard hole and insulated guard. It comes with an anodized aluminum strap cutter to cut webbings, cord, cloth, etc. It has a screwdriver and a honing rod to keep your knife field sharp. The fire retardant scabbard fits on the pilot's vests, load bearing equipment, web belt, belt or can be worn on the calf as designed for Air Warrior. The strap cutter fits in the left leg pocket on flight suits and is a must for medical crews.
1400 NSN: 1095-01-518-6832
- 1095 carbon steel blade
- 0.1875 thickness
- 10.25” overall length
- 5” blade length
- Hardness Rc 50-54
- Zinc phosphate finish to inhibit rust
- Serrated edge and sawteeth on spine
- One piece molded handle with spear holes
- Insulated handle molded over guard
- Butt cap can be used as a hammer
- Lanyard hole and glass breaker on butt cap
- Flame retardant nylon sheath w/Kydex insert, two leg protectors and straps
- Anodized aluminum strap cutter w/screwdriver, honing rod, lanyard and replaceable blade
- Made in USA
An excellent hard use steel, 1095 is a primary choice for camping and larger fixed blade knives for it's extreme toughness and ability to hold an edge. Corrosion resistance is very limited with this steel, most blades come with a coating to prevent premature rusting.
This product is USA born and raised.
Durable, flexible, abrasion and mildew resistant, and high strength.
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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