Combat knives

Are you looking for a combat knife? You will find it here! Combat knives are primarily designed for military use. Historical combat knives were mainly used as weapons; modern combat knives are also used as utility tools. Neck knives, Tanto knives, military knives, tactical knives, Bowie knives, Kukri knives, combat knives classical, stiletto knives and outdoor axes can be found among our combat knives.

Combat knives were designed as weapons in history. The blade usually was thin and double-edged. Sharp blade was able to penetrate into the opponent's body and cause him fatal stab or cut wound. French and Italian military daggers of the 14th century were the first to introduce the acutely-tapered, sharply-pointed and double-edged blade as a response to improvements made in armour design and the need to exploit weaknesses in armour protection.

Modern combat knives (like survival knives) are designed as utility tools because close combat make no sense in modern waging of war. They usually have wide blades and one or two edges.

Combat knives often have also other functions. Cutting of fibrous material is enabled by wavy edge. Cutting of wood or sheet is enabled by saw edge.

The combat knife handle may be hollow and other utility tools can be there: a needle, thread, pencil, tweezers, fishing line, scalpel, bottle and tin opener, rubber string into a catapult. Neck knives, Tanto knives, military knives, tactical knives, Bowie knives, Kukri knives, combat knives classical, stiletto knives and outdoor axes can be found among our combat knives.

Take a look at other knives from our large range. You will find also knives – historical replicas here.

Advisory Service: Questions and Answers

How and what materials are your daggers made from?

The daggers are approximately made as follows. The basic shape of the blade is made by a laser CNC machine. It is burned from spring steel. The semi-finished blade follows then in the groove cutter, where the cutting edge and the groove are milled. The blade is then oil-quenched and tempered to the desired hardness. Then the guard and pommel is attached to the blade tang. The tang is usually peened at the end (behind the pommel) and the cross-guard hard soldered with brass. Hardwood plates are placed under the handle wrapping from genuine cowhide so that the handle is sufficiently robust for a safe grasp. The steels surfaces obtain the desired finish in the end - with a wire brush or with a felt disc with polishing paste.

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