Knife "Punisher", like "Antiterror", is designed for arming special units of the FSB. It is the result of the work of the designers of the company "Noks". The product is manufactured on the basis of the well-known enterprise "Melita-K". The blade has some design features that have come to the liking of fans of tactical weapons. Different knife models satisfy both civil requests (hunters and amateurs to travel) and the needs of the armed forces.
The company "Noks" specializes in the development of not only cold steel, but also special equipment. Some models were officially adopted by Russian special forces. Cold steel from the company "Nox" has proven itself in the performance of combat operations. Also, the company produces a large number of knives for hunters and travelers. It is worth remembering that "Punisher" is a knife that was created by order of power structures, therefore some of its models are not available to civilians.
The firm "Melita-K" develops and produces various cutting tools: from simple single-knife knives to combat items. The production uses high-quality carbon and stainless steel. The hardness of the knives of the company "Melita-K" varies in the values of 58-60 units (according to Rockwell).
Tactical knife "Punisher": a general description of the model
The blade has an asymmetrical shape, as well as 1 blade. Due to the concave shape, it has good cutting ability. Increase the rigidity of the blade of the dolma on the holomain. There is a version of the model with anti-reflective coating (camouflage). It should be noted that the "Punisher" is a knife that has a small cross in combat. It protects the hand from slipping. The ends of the cross are bent towards the point.
The handle, made of pressed leather, and steel pommel allow you to deal the most traumatic blows to the enemy. In this blade, the elements of the Malay Criss are noticeable: due to the wavy shape, a thin blade creates a wide wound. Characteristic features, which has a combat knife "Punisher", determine its functional features. Three waves of the blade are arranged according to several goals. The wave on the shoe strengthens the chopping edge. The middle part, on the other hand, has a concave shape. This creates the sickle effect on impact.
"Punisher" - a knife with a light and rigid construction. The shoe tapers to the front. The sampling of the stake gives it rigidity due to a two-sided reduction in the section of the blade. The design was created taking into account the need to constantly intercept the blade. It also increases the ease of use of the knife when working with a thumb grip on the bevel of the guard.
The top of the handle allows you to tightly fix the knife in your hand and apply it for shocking strokes. The product has the following specifications:
- Steel grades - 70Х16МФС;
- The total length of the product is 272 mm;
- Length of the blade - 160 mm;
- The maximum width of the blade is 37 mm;
- Thickness of the butt - 6 mm;
- Hardness of steel - 56.
In addition to technical characteristics, the functional features of the model are also interesting.
Functionality of the product
Cutting the sharpened part of the butt is uncomfortable. This is due to its undulating shape and the increased mass of the handle. When trying to plan a tree a knife is almost useless. But he cuts the meat perfectly. Ice cream bacon cuts with difficulty, while stabbing blows into it also go to cheers. Sharpening the knife does not last long.
The steel is sturdy, withstands the fracture test (you can safely stick the tip of the blade and easily break the chip by turning it to one side). In the sharpened state, the cutting strokes on the meat perform adequately. The stupid "Punisher" is better to perform thrusting.
Knife "The Punisher" Vzmah ""
There is a variant of the knife, which was called "Vzmakh-1". It differs from the usual "Punisher" by the serration of the root part of the blade. The same feature, only performed on the shoe, is the "Maestro" model. Knife "Punisher Vzmah" officially adopted for service. Seriever sharpening helps to cut ropes quickly. This is an additional advantage of the model. Made by the order of the FSB, the knife is distinguished by its strength and reliability.
Anatomically comfortable finger restraints allow maximum effective work with the tool. Applied in power structures, the knife is very popular. In a set with it are sold comfortable sheath made of genuine leather. The model is not sold as a civilian weapon. The color of the knife has several options: dark, gray, camouflage and classic. The material of the handle can also be different: thermoplastic elastomer or leather.
Judging by the opinions of specialists, "Punisher" is a knife with decent characteristics. However, it is not very practical. The complexity of the design and the need to adapt to the instrument are compensated by the aggressive appearance of the knife. The product is able to easily compete with foreign analogs in terms of its technical and functional characteristics.