The Ontario Knife 499 Air Force Survival Knife is a current issue to the U.S. Air Force as well as other branches the U.S. military. 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. Modified stainless steel blade with milled sawteeth on back. Black oxide non-reflective finish. Stacked leather washer handle with grip grooves. Steel butt cap. Includes leather sheath with sharpening stone and tie down cord.