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Victorinox Introduces An Upgrade To The Classic Demo Knife

DISCLAIMER: “SALES TO AUTHORIZED MILITARY, LAW ENFORCEMENT AND FEDERAL AGENCIES ONLY”.

Knife Combat Utility

The Knife Combat Utility is an update to the classic Demo Knife. It is designed to be low profile, with black anodized tools, including:

  • Partially Serrated Blade
  • Awl / Reamer
  • Phillips Screw Driver / Punch
  • Small Screw Driver w/ Can Opener
  • Large Screw Driver w/ Cap Opener / Wire Stripper / Wire Bender
  • Wood Saw / Dual Cut
  • The Knife Combat Utility is exclusively distributed by The Windrose Group, CAGE Code 7KFSI, NSN 1095-01-653-1166.

    You can email [email protected] for more information.

    23 Responses to “Victorinox Introduces An Upgrade To The Classic Demo Knife”

    1. John says:

      The upgraded Boyscout Swiss Army knife!

    2. claymore says:

      “demo” knife with no cap crimper?

      • Lav says:

        I’m guessing an upgrade to the old Camillus-Ontario “demo” knife?

      • Jon, OPT says:

        Meh, details, designer heard you can use your teeth for such frivolities

      • The old school demo knife was just a Camillus Electrician’s Knife with two blades – one screwdriver tipped, the other a locking drop point. The demo knives have never had crimpers, the crimpers have traditionally been non-mag non sparking tools like this one from Ideal Supply: http://www.idealblasting.com/capcrimper.aspx

        In the last couple decades there’s been a movement towards putting cap crimpers in multitools, but that’s a poor solution to the problem.

        • EODFish says:

          How is the multitool crimper a poor solution? The crimper works just as well as the purpose built crimper and there is zero risk of getting a punch through you or your gear.

          • Jon says:

            EOD Fish- not sure if you’re navy or army, but as I recall, the multitool was never an officially approved method for crimping caps, thus why some units got in trouble for trying to buy multi-tools when you’re issued crimpers in your demo kit (albiet like 2 pairs for a team). Think of this knife like the big ass survival knife we used in Demo at school. I agree the multitool is just as effective and easier in some cases for multiple reasons.

            This knife is based off of the german swiss army knife I think. (BTW- EOD FISH- as in J-Fisher?

    3. This is literally the Victorinox Soldier with black coated implements: http://www.victorinox.com/global/en/Products/Swiss-Army-Knives/Large-Pocket-Knives/Swiss-Soldier's-Knife-08/p/0.8461.MWCH

      I doubt seriously that these are “anodized” at all, it’s much more likely that they’ve been phosphated, parkerized or powder coated. Given the price of the knife, it’s not likely that they have a PVD coating either.

      • Chris says:

        Well if it’s made out steel alloys suitable for blades and tools then it is not in fact anodized as anodizing is an Aluminum process only.

        • Praharin says:

          Anodizing can be done to most metals. It’s simply an oxidation process. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anodizing

          • Chris says:

            Yes but not to Steel. Steel oxidation AKA Rust dust not produce coating that prevents further corrosion. In aluminum and aluminum alloys the large of oxidation created by the anodizing process create a tight knit layer that prevents moisture from penetrating into the substrate and thus prevents further corrosion. Additionally this oxidation layer cannot be removed (easily, yes damage such as scrapping and grinding will remove surface layers but that is the case with all metals). In steels the oxidation process does not create a “sealed” surface since the oxidation layer can be pealed like a an onion.

            As noted above, steel is phospated, parkerized, galavanize, chromed or powered coated to prevent corrosion. The type of finish is dictated by the series of steel and it’s alloying agents.

    4. AGL Bob says:

      I have the OH Trekker, which is very similar, and these are excellent utility knives.

    5. Chris says:

      Its the German Army knive from 2007, just black and looks like some rubber

    6. Joe T. says:

      The Camillus #1760 was a 4 blade unit Main blade, awl can opener, cap lifter,
      and basic screwdriver. Millions were sold. This knife takes it to the 21st, Century.

    7. James says:

      It’s a Swiss army knife, “authorized purchasers”? Give me a break.

    8. Joe T says:

      I think it has to go thru the stock system. As
      It has s NSN . that is listed on the sheet with the picture.
      Otherwise is looks like a regular knife. Switchblades as
      are restricted, yea right.

    9. Jason says:

      Why, exactly, is this for military / LEO sale only?

      Its a glorified multi-tool, not exactly controlled technology.

      • Riceball says:

        I was wondering the same thing myself, I don’t see anything so special about it that it has to be restricted to Mil/LEO sales only. On the other hand, I can see it being advertised a military knife or even an issued knife in the same that you watches being advertised as Genuine GI Issue or Official watch of the Navy SEALs even though no regular Joe in any branch of the military is actually issued a watch and the SEALs don’t actually use what’s supposed to be their official watch.

    10. Joe T says:

      The SEALS. Have guns from every major outfit, and ended up with a Glock 19. Go figure. ?