KA-BAR was the contemporary name for the combat knife used by the Marine Corps which was subsequently adopted by the US Navy as their utility knife. KA-BAR knives are hefty, rugged, heavy duty and made for the toughest jobs. With tactical, ambidextrous sheaths they are designed for combat operations. KA-BAR knives were constructed to serve the US Marines like the USMC Fighting Knife which was indestructible, durable and incredibly sharp. KA-BAR also produces quality combat machetes and kukri knives great for survival and camping uses. Knives made with 1095 Cro-Van Carbon Blade Steel.