ERMES is the commemorative knife designed with the Special Operative Helicopter Regiment (R.E.O.S.) which is part of the Italian army aviation.
R.E.O.S. is the operational unit of helicopters supporting the special forces composed by specifically trained staff, particularly trained and equipped in order to support military activities in every operational context.
The stylized knife guards represent the wings present in the heraldic symbol of the regiment.
It is available in two different versions:
“ERMES SATIN ORDINANZA” with satin blade and ABS suitcase.
“ERMES BLACK OPERATIVO” with burnished blade.
The steel used is the reliable Bölher N690Co heat treated at 58 HRC.
Fiberglass-reinforced polyamide FRN (Fiber Reinforced Nylon) was chosen for the handle.
The hybrid sheath in Kydex and fabric has a belt attachment with MOLLE system.
Weight g.: 229
Weight oz.: 8,07
Blade Length (mm): 140
Blade Length (in): 5,51
Total Length (mm): 256
Total Length (in): 10,08
Blade Thickness (mm):6,3
Blade Thickness (in):2,48
Blade Material: BöHLER N690 STEEL (58HRC)
Blade Finishing (ERMES BLACK OPERATIVO): MIL-C-13924 BURNISHING
Blade Finishing (ERMES SATIN ORDINANZA): SATIN
Handle Material: NYLON / FIBER GLASS (FRN)