Rothco Ontario Asek – Aircrew Survival Egress Knife
The Rothco Ontario Asek Knife is the one & only survival-egress knife chosen by the U.S. Army to be included in its air warrior equipment system . Includes knife, sheath, & strap cutter multi-tool. Knife blade is made of .1875″ thick 1095 with zinc phosphate finish to inhibit rust. The blade also has a serrated edge and saw teeth on the spine.
One-piece molded handle with spear holes insulated handle is molded over the guard lanyard hole and glass breaker on butt cap. The nylon sheath is flame retardant and includes a kydex insert, two leg protectors, and straps. Behind the knife is a strap cutter multi-tool. The handle is made of high strength machined aluminum which will not melt or shatter. The strap cutter blade is replaceable. It also has two oxygen valve and shackle wrenches along with a lanyard and bead for easy locating.