The MIL-SPIE folder is based on the popular MIL-SPIE fixed blade knives. It's a thin, moderately lightweight folding knife that you can depend on. The black coated blade is N690 stainless steel with a re-curve profile and thumb stud opener. Skeletonized 6061-T6 aluminum handle with a black finish and natural finished bevel accents. The handle is outfitted with a tool steel liner lock and tip-up carry pocket clip.
The name Mil-SPIE is an acronym that the DOD came up with several years ago. It stands for (Military-Special Projects Individual Equipment) Pronounced MIL SPY. This was to enable Special Operation Forces within the Military to help develop, test, evaluate and acquire 'out of the ordinary' and' outside of normal channels' items that they require.