Almost every civilized military on the planet requires their troops to be equipped with standard issue military knives.
We are going to dive in head first and look at several of the different types of modern combat knives that have been used in the past and present day that have helped protect millions of people during warfare. There are many modern combat knives that were made specifically for the art of modern combat. Many knives like KA-BAR and Buck have been around for over a century.
Fixed blade knives, survival machetes, tactical knives and some of the newer models of survival knives that have been made in recent years are hands down the best options for a survival knife in today’s knife market in almost any era – and these are all just variations of classic types of knives that have been used for centuries.
You could argue that certain types of pocket knives could be the best in this category as well but most combat knives have traditionally been fixed blade knives due to the need for having them in direct combat. Let’s look at some of the more classic types of knives that we can credit in use during modern warfare over the last two centuries. [Read more…]