Columbia River CRKT 1520 Rakkasan Tactical Fixed Blade Knife SK5 Steel Austin McGlaun

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For America’s fiercest warriors, only the strongest, most capable tool will do.

This tactical fixed blade was designed by a war vet for his brothers and sisters who are still abroad. It’s got the capability of a utility knife, and the powerful force of a last-resort defense tool. When you only have room for one, the Rakkasan™ delivers.

As a part of the Forged By War® program, war veteran Austin McGlaun designed the Rakkasan™ in his Columbus, Georgia shop. The name, reminiscent of the WWII paratroopers from the 187th infantry regiment, is the Japanese translation of “umbrella for falling,” because they were completely unfamiliar with the American combat tactic.

True to its combat heritage, the blade is forged of black powder coated steel and molded into a deep belly shape. The handle is built with tough G10 handles to withstand the most hostile environments, and slips into a glass reinforced nylon sheath and includes a clip system which allows for versatile carry options.


Blade Length 4.89" (124.31 mm)
Blade Edge Plain
Blade Steel SK-5
Blade Finish Powder Coat
Blade Thickness 0.15" (3.73 mm)
Overall Length 10.44" (265.13 mm)
Weight 9.20 oz. (260.82 g)
Handle G10
Style Fixed Blade Knife w/Sheath
Sheath Material Boltaron®
Sheath Weight 1.90 oz. (53.86g)