Whether it is the RAT or our TAK Series knives, you can rest assured these knives will stand the test of durability. The RAT line bridges the gap between economy, toughness, and real-world features. These knives are designed in the field and built to be used in the field. No bells and whistles, just straight forward cutlery that works, whether it's in the middle of a jungle or the blazing sun of the desert. RAT knives are used and carried by outdoorsmen and military professionals worldwide, including U.S. Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. The handles feature Micarta ergonomic handle slabs for increased grip when wet. The handle slabs are attached to a full tang and secured with stainless steel screws. Each knife also features an extended pommel with lanyard hole.