First put to use in World War II, it was issued to members of Britain's Special Air Service, one of the most accomplished and recognized special forces units in the world.
That's why the GIGN, a French special ops group involved in terrorist and hostage situations, worked with Extrema Ratio to design the Glauca B1.
Along with a custom blade, the knife features a plastic handcuff cutter and window breaker. GIGN (France) The GIGN doesn't solely go for gadgets like the Glauca B1.
They also worked with Wildsteer Intervention Group on the WING-Tactic, an 11-inch knife that gets the job done when you need something simple.
When the best of the best suit up, these are the knives they choose to bring along.
And they need to know that their equipment can handle anything they run into.
They're the elite, deployed to situations that demand the best soldiers in the world.
Navy SEALs (USA) The Ontario MK 3 Navy Knife is standard issue for the United States Navy SEALs.
With a 6-inch stainless steel blade, it's a perfectly compact piece of equipment for this elite and efficient group.
Though many SEALs also opt to carry their own knife of choice, this is the one they all receive—a reliable piece of equipment that does its job without getting in the way.