ONTARIO ** U.S.A - AIR FORCE SURVIVAL KNIFE ON499 - MILITARY ISSUE - HUNTING
** ONTARIO ** U.S.A - AIR FORCE SURVIVAL KNIFE ON499 - MILITARY ISSUE
THE ULTIMATE HEAVY DUTY TACTICAL KNIFE!
Ontario knives are manufactured with pride in the United States and have been a major supplier to the US armed forces. Proven in forests, battle fields, swamps, forests, farms, and backyards.
Ontario has built its reputation on a heritage of uncompromising craftsmanship, quality material and components...and the steadfast commitment to its workforce. Ontario products routinely deliver the most cherished attributes of PERFORMANCE and VALUE...all at affordable prices!
Used extensively by the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force, the ONTARIO Air Force 499 Survival Knife is the standard against which other survival knives are measured, and each knife is manufactured in accordance with U.S. Government specifications. Made of carbon steel with a dull, rust resistant "Parkerized" finish. A leather handle with deep grooves on the 499 Air Force Survival Knife provides a good grip surface even when your hand is slippery. Steel butt end can be used for hammering and the cross guard has two holes in it, which enable you to construct a spear for protection and food gathering. Leather sheath is with a belt loop and numerous holes which allow you to tie it down to just about anything and in just about any position. The Ontario Knife Company Air Force Survival Knife also has a metal reinforcing plate at the tip end and a pouch equipped with a sharpening stone. This is definitely a piece of no frills, inexpensive, survival grade gear!
• 1095 carbon steel blade - 0.1875 thickness.
• 9.5" overall length - 5" blade length
• Zinc phosphate finish to inhibit rust
• Sawteeth on spine, leather handle, and steel butt cap
• Leather sheath with sharpening stone and tie down cord (included)
• Genuine U.S. Military Issue, NSN 7340-00-098-4327