AIRBORNE EXTREMA RATIO RAO

$288.00

Description

The Italian 185th Target Acquisition Regiment (Airborne) “FOLGORE” (185° RAO) commissioned the development of a knife based on their unique specifications. The 185° RAO is in charge of long range recons designed to acquire targets and engage them with artillery, helicopters, aircraft and battleship suppressive fire across all theatres of force, interforce and multinational force operations. A very delicate and dangerous duty operated by detachments capable of penetrating, operating and surviving in hostile surroundings. The motto of this Airborne regiment is “VIDERE NEC VIDERI” or “SEE WITHOUT BEING SEEN”. The result is the Extrema Ratio RAO survival/tactical knife. Compact with a strong heavy blade and pinned locking system that turns the folder into a fixed blade. The heavy beefy blade is simply a guillotine. The fixed blade safety device is a steel pin hand screwed through two holes of the massive aluminum alloy handle. This device is necessary due to the violent chopping ability of this uncommon folder. The presence of this concrete pin provides the peace of mind to chop strongly and quickly. The sheath contains a diamond sharpener and in addition allows the user to carry the knife in “open” or closed condition. MOLLE compatible. Overall Length: 10.24″ Blade Length: 4.72″ Blade Thickness: .236″ Blade Steel: N690, 58HRC Weight: 12 oz. (17.8 oz. w/ sheath) MIITARY ISSUE UNITS WITH 185th ITALIAN AIRBORNE LOGO AND MOTTO ON PORT SIDE OF BLADES // MAP minimum advertised price $402 AZ pays tax visa mc discover add 3.5%

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Description

The Italian 185th Target Acquisition Regiment (Airborne) “FOLGORE” (185° RAO) commissioned the development of a knife based on their unique specifications. The 185° RAO is in charge of long range recons designed to acquire targets and engage them with artillery, helicopters, aircraft and battleship suppressive fire across all theatres of force, interforce and multinational force operations. A very delicate and dangerous duty operated by detachments capable of penetrating, operating and surviving in hostile surroundings. The motto of this Airborne regiment is “VIDERE NEC VIDERI” or “SEE WITHOUT BEING SEEN”. The result is the Extrema Ratio RAO survival/tactical knife. Compact with a strong heavy blade and pinned locking system that turns the folder into a fixed blade. The heavy beefy blade is simply a guillotine. The fixed blade safety device is a steel pin hand screwed through two holes of the massive aluminum alloy handle. This device is necessary due to the violent chopping ability of this uncommon folder. The presence of this concrete pin provides the peace of mind to chop strongly and quickly. The sheath contains a diamond sharpener and in addition allows the user to carry the knife in “open” or closed condition. MOLLE compatible. Overall Length: 10.24″ Blade Length: 4.72″ Blade Thickness: .236″ Blade Steel: N690, 58HRC Weight: 12 oz. (17.8 oz. w/ sheath) MIITARY ISSUE UNITS WITH 185th ITALIAN AIRBORNE LOGO AND MOTTO ON PORT SIDE OF BLADES // MAP minimum advertised price $402 AZ pays tax visa mc discover add 3.5%