Eickhorn KM 2000 BW Knife Description
Eickhorn KM 2000 BW is a member of Eickhorn KM professional tactical knife series. KM is an acronym for Kampfmesser, which in German mean Combat Knife. What also proves that Eickhorn KM 2000 BW is really trustworthy professional tactical knife is that it is an official combat knife of German armed forces. It also has a NATO supply number.
The overall length of the knife is 30.2 cm and weight is 330 gr.
Eickhorn is word wide known company with a long tradition specialized in development and production of professional military, police and rescue knives. They also produce outdoor and survival knives.
The main feature of Eickhorn KM 2000 BW knife
- Tactical combat knife for professional military use
- Tanto blade design
- Blade made of 1.4110 stainless steel
- Black Kalgard coating – antireflective
- Combo serrated blade edge
- Full tang fixed blade
- 5.0 mm thick and ultimately robust blade
- Handle and cross guard made of fiberglass reinforced polymer
- MOLLE sheath compatible to NATO carrying systems
- 17.2 cm long blade, 30.2 cm length of the knife and 330 gr weight of the knife
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Eickhorn KM 2000 BW Blade
The blade of Eickhorn KM 2000 BW knife is has Tanto design. The end part of the blade has a classical Tanto shape; very pointy tip of the blade end and oblique but total straight end plane. The end part has a prism shape. The thickness of the blade is 5.0 mm; it is really massive and robust blade appropriate for any kind of stabbing, also through metal sheet, polymers, composite fabrics. Robust Tanto blade is also appropriate for other combat demands. The full tang of the blade goes through the handle to the end.
The blade has a straight spine and combo-serrated blade edge. The length of the blade is 17.2 cm.
Eickhorn KM 2000 BW Blade material
The blade is made of 1.4110 corrosion resistant stainless steel. The blade has Kalgard coating which gives a blade a mat appearance. Kalgard coating also does not reflect in the darkness, thus Eickhorn KM 2000 BW knife is also appropriate for any kind of night operations. 1.4110 stainless steel is itself corrosion resistant and also Kalgard coating gives additional protection against corrosion to the knife, thus knife is total care-free for the user. It does not corrode or get damaged in any kind of situation.
Eickhorn KM 2000 BW Handle
The handle is made of fiberglass reinforced polymer and has a black color. Between the blade and the handle is placed firm cross-guard, which uses in two different ways. If user uses knife for stabbing cross-guard prevents that the hand cannot slip on the blade edge and thus prevents the possible injuries. When the knife is used for cutting the cross-guard has ribbons where the thumb can be placed for better control over the knife.
Handle is made of one piece and is fastened with a screw on full tang of the blade. For the better grip, the handle has textured surface and parallel ribbons around the handle. For attaching the knife the handle has also a sling hole.
Eickhorn KM 2000 BW Sheath
Eickhorn KM 2000 BW knife comes with a tactical MOLLE sheath, which is standard for all NATO forces carrying systems. Sheath is also compatible to German IDZ systems. Knife sheath can be attached to tactical vest, trousers or rucksack.
The sheath of Eickhorn KM 2000 BW has a black color, is made of hard synthetics and is reinforce with metal frame. The sheath itself holds the knife in it very firmly; the strong pull is needed to take the knife out of the knife. However, the sheath has an additional safety-strap for fastening the knife.