The Ontario Knife Spec Plus Gen II series of outdoor survival knives was designed strictly for function. These full-tang historically based knives are water jet cut from tough 5160 steel to deliver a durable, easy to sharpen edge. Situated in New York State's scenic Southern Tier, Ontario Knife Company produces one of the most comprehensive, wide-ranging product lines in the cutlery industry today. While being a worldwide supplier, the Ontario Knife Company is also a major supplier to the U.S. Government and its military. Ontario has built its reputation on a heritage of uncompromising craftsmanship, quality materials and components, and a steadfast commitment to its workforce. Black textured and powder coated steel blades prevent rusting or scratching. Full tang blades are hardened to 53-55 HRC. Kraton handle resists the elements and has finger grooves for a secure grip. Piped lanyard hole in handle. Includes nylon sheath.