The Extrema Ratio Misericordia, adopted by the 4th Alpine Ranger that helped develop and test the product. It is a tactical fixed blade knife, extremely light and compact, it can be used both as a main knife or as a backup blade.
The blade of the new Extrema Ratio Misericordia is milled out of Böhler N690 steel, hardened at 58 HRC, it is 118 mm/4.64” long and 4mm/0,16” thick and plain edged.
The blade has a spear point profile with full length fuller that makes the knife even lighter, with a ¾ length false edge. The blade is available with the classic Extrema Ratio MIL-C-13924 black finish.
On the rear end the handle flows connecting with a large ring, which allows the use of martial arts techniques and permit a very solid grip to the hand, equipped with a “skull crusher” appendix in hard metal. The knife overall weight is just 87g/3.1oz.
Being a knife designed and intended for professional use, high relevance has been assigned to ease of carry, access and extraction in case of need. The knife is secured to the sheath by a fast release safety that can be easily reversed for left hand use.
The high impact nylon sheath is versatile: an adjustable double clamp system enables the user to fit it to various types of belts.
A cone shaped inlet eases the knife’s sheathing, while pressing on the trigger-like safety lever allows for a fast, instinctive knife extraction.
An optional kydex sheath (sold separately) is also available, equipped with two textile (male velcro strip on one side and female velcro on the other) to wear the knife hiddenly between a bulletproof vest and a magazine holder. This sheath also offers the possibility of attachment to an adjustable belt by using a belt clip (sold separately).