In terms of Tactical Assault Gear and Weaponry there is a long historical record, as old as man himself, of the continuous evolution of strategies, tactics, technology, and weaponry. Here is the latest edged weapon evolution of Tactical Combat Cutlery from Emerson Knives, the Emerson Tactical Assault Knife, E.T.A.K. This knife features the latest in tactical knife design from the father of the modern tactical knife. This knife has everything a Tactical Knife should offer, advanced design, legendary "Emerson Ergonomics," combat proven materials, and the rock solid reputation of Emerson Knives, known throughout the world as being "the best for the best." This is the next generation of Emerson Assault Knives that brings a lifetime of experience and knowledge to your hands. The ETAK model will fit the needs of anyone who goes into harm's way, as a knife that will perform flawlessly as an emergency tool, a combat tactical weapon, or a utility knife. In the words of Ernest Emerson, "I brought all my skills and experience to life on this design. And once you own one you will both feel it and hear it. Because it just screams to be used?hard."