The Kizlyar Strela knife is made in the now popular “military” style.
Due to its thickness it can be referred to the knives of concealed carrying. The para-cord wound around the handle performs the functions of a shock absorber, and the knife lies well in hand. The thickness of the winding para-cord matches well. Even wet cord does not alter the convenience and reliability of grip.
“Strannik” is a Russian notion close to “rover” – a person who spends their time wandering.
The Kizlyar Strannik is classic Scandinavian Puukko knife.
By design, it is a descendant of the sapper knife produced for special units of the Red Army, the NKVD-KGB, SMERSH (military intelligence during WWII).
In contrast to the combat model, the sapper has no guard. This peculiarity was immediately appreciated in the Military Intelligence, the Airborne Forces and the Navy as the knife is very convenient in in landing or concealed crawling movement.
The Kizlyar Bichak is an absolutely authentic knife designed in ancient times by two closely related Caucasian peoples – the Karachai and the Balkar.
Along with a gun, a sword and a dagger, a knife is a compulsory element of the traditional gear of the mountain-dweller.
On his belt, every adult man has a knife – the best field, hunting, traveling and household companion.
The Bichak is never used as weapon, its use for other than utility purposes is strictly blasphemed.
The Puma is a utility knife of the traditional design. It copes with almost every extraordinary task, though is destined for game processing. It has a long straight cutting edge, but is tiny enough to handle easily and penetrate into any awkward place.
The 5/32-inch blade makes the knife a most handy for heavy duty wood cutting and working with any sort of meat.
The Kizlyar NSK-4 is a medium-size folding knife designed for everyday usage in urban environments.
It is not a lock blade, therefore is used for lighter tasks. The handle is made of molded ABS polymer, so the knife is lighter than other NSKs of the class and is easy to carry.
On the background of the legion of Chinese knives of any kind, the release of NSK-4 in one-piece plastic body proves to be a very good solution.