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LaGana Tactical Tomahawk

By Eugene Nielsen

The new LaGana VTAC is an improved version of American Tomahawk Company’s previous Vietnam Tomahawk design. A multi-use tool, the VTAC is capable of chopping, cutting, prying, breaking and raking, and digging, among other applications. Though compact and lightweight, this tool is built to withstand abuse. The VTAC is quick and easy to wield, and has excellent balance in the hand.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2010)
 

Shocknife for Anti-knife Training

By Don Munson

The Shocknife provides realism to knife training exercises as it inspires a sense of fear in trainees, motivating them to respond and defend themselves in a realistic manner. Available in two models, the SK-2 and the StressBlade, the Shocknife has two metal conductors that provide a constant power output, which delivers a small amount of discomfort to the trainee who comes in contact with it.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Mar/Apr 2010)
 

5.11 Tarani Tactical Knives

By Scott Oldham

5.11 Tactical and knife expert Steve Tarani set out to make a series of knives that law enforcement and military professionals can have confidence in, no matter the situation.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2009)
 

Benchmade’s 585 Mini-Barrage and 580 Barrage

By Jim Weiss

Benchmade's 585 Mini-Barrage and 580 Barrage, designed by Warren Osborne, continue the company's long-established reputation for delivering innovative sports cutlery.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2009)
 

Knives That Are Tools: KA-BAR Becker Tac Tool

By TR Staff

The KA-BAR Tac Tool is an excellent example of the "right" tool for tactical operations. It offers several advantages over a knife for certain tasks.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2009)
 

Knives That Are Tools: BlackHawk Small Pry Breach Knife

By TR Staff

The BlackHawk Dynamic Entry Small Pry is one breaching tool that is light and compact enough to have with you all the time. The dual-purpose tool performs both the breach role and the knife role.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2009)
 

Knives That Are Tools: Hibben IV Small Machete

By TR Staff

The Hibben IV small machete actually does what tactical officers want a big fixed blade to do: hack, chop, dig, scoop, pry, wedge and cut.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2009)
 

Michael Janich: The Way of the Knife

By William Harry Challans

Tools and weapons evolve throught the efforts of masters keen on improving performance and durability, mixed with the current available technologies and the knowledge, skills and imagination of the artists. Michael Janich is one of those artists--a "Master of the Blade."

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2009)
 

Knives in the Military

By Bob Taubert

As much as some of the futurists in the military decry cold steel as a viable weapon for today’s conflicts, fixed blades, bayonets and folders abound as essential items of equipment for the contemporary warrior.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jul/Aug 2009)
 

The Latest from SOG

By TR Staff

The new SOG Vulcan, with its thick blade and excellent grip, might be the best tactical folder ever made by SOG.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2008)
 
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