Designed for outdoor users, the Aegis AT features rapid assisted opening with SOG’s innovative ambidextrous AT-XR Lock with an ergonomic handle and grip pattern for comfortable use. The Aegis AT is easy to carry, with a highly functional 3.11″ cryogenically heat-treated D2 tool steel blade. Its powerful XR locking mechanism also features solid built-in blade locking safety and a spine-mounted safety system. The tanto blade is optimized for tasks that include penetrating cuts through harder material and precise slicing. The next evolution of the legendary Aegis. Whether you are hiking, camping, or hunting, you need a knife that can handle the unexpected. With help from the adventurers and explorers out there, SOG made the Aegis the perfect outdoor companion. When going into the uncharted, every piece of gear needs to be precise and dependable. Purposefully designed for working outdoors, Aegis AT feels great in hand and great to use. Smooth, yet textured for optimal grip, the handle is designed for comfort and confidence in outdoor conditions. Including a prominent lanyard loop that also acts as a hand-stop to mitigate slippage.