A combat knife (also called a fighting knife, or a tactical knife) is a specifically designed for military personal. Since the end of trench warfare, however, majority military knives are now designed for multi-functions (such as chopping branches, opening ammunition crates, etc.) in addition to their main purpose of close combat weapons. Whereas a dagger is a double-edged fighting knife with a central spine and edges sharpened their full length. In short, sword-like weapon with a pointed blade and a handle, used for stabbing. The distinctive double-edged sharp blades with full length cutting edges and central spine distinguish a dagger from any other general-purpose/house hold knives. Daggers are usually used by military personals. And are different from each other according to their shape, sharpness, build and purpose.
The BC-41 was a combined Knuckleduster/dagger weapon used during World War II by the British commandos for close combats and in ambush situations. BC-41 is an extremely rare fighting knife. This weapon is originally designed by Charles Clements and was made in Sheffield England. The clip point blade is strongly joined to the knuckle guard and a strong plastic material named Bakelite, grips the primary 4-1/4 inch edge of the 4-3/4 inch exposed portion of the blade when holding it conventionally. Overall the knife is measured to be 9 inches; the knuckle portion measures 4 inches at the widest point. It fits very comfortably in a smaller hand and is considered to be one of the best till date.
9. Push Dagger
A push dagger (most commonly known as: push knife, fist knife, push dirk, or T-handled knife) is a short knife having the design similar to the letter “T”. It is specifically designed to be grasped in the hand so that the blade would be pointing forward, typically emerging from the 2nd and 3rd finger. This is a different style of a fighting knife, made just for stabbing from behind rather than fighting. The blade is oriented horizontal to the ground when held. The cast on aluminium handle has a grip molded for bare hand holding, with finger recesses, and a steel rounded knuckle is designed to cover the last three fingers only. The blade is double-edged, with flattened diamond cross-section. The total length of the push dagger is 7.25 inches (tip of the blade to back of the grip).
8.SOG Seal Knife 2000
SOG Seal Knife 2000 is specially designed for navy seals hence it makes it a navy seal weapon. The SEALs are one of the top elite military forces around the globe. SEALs personal undergo one of the toughest training programs to produce a warrior. Only selected few are lucky enough to endure and earn the honour to wear the SEAL Trident on their uniform, therefore making this weapon a very special one. It is 12.4 inches in length overall. It features Powder Coated blade, longer ergonomic handle with deeper finger grooves, Racy new blade shape & longer cutting edge, Extended Tang for glass breaking & hammering, also includes Nylon carry sheath.
7.Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife
The F-S fighting knife or Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife was made in 1941, especially for British commandos and marine raiders during the World War II. F-S knife was used for both thrusting and slashing, and was used specifically for surprise attacks and fighting. William Ewart Fairbairn and Eric Anthony Sykes are the designers of this deadly weapon. The F-S fighting type knife is a double-edged knife which resembles to a dagger. The length of the blade is about 7.5 inches (19 cm). Currently Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife is of interest mainly to the collectors, which is the main reason for its continued production.
Fixation Bowie is a fighting type knife which can be used by any one. This knife is made by the SOG Company. And like all other products of SOG, this is also one of the finest weapons made by them. Seamless fits between blade and cross guard, wrap-around checkered handles, blade grooves, thumb notches, spanner nuts, and cross guardcut-outs all say this knife is as distinctive as its user. Great balance and proportion make these knives very agile. The length of the blade is 7 inches and overall its length is 12.25 inches. Its handle is made from Kraton and Sheath is made from nylon.