UDC 355.48

COMBAT KNIFE: PAST AND PRESENT

Tikhanychev Oleg Vasilevich
27th Central Research Institute of the Ministry of Defence of Russia
Candidate of Technical Sciences, Professor

Abstract
Despite the fact that the main role in the battle for a long time played a firearm, the role of cold steel is largely preserved. It is used as a means of economic purpose, a means of survival, and how to combat weapons for special situations. In the article on the example of the Soviet scout knife sample 1940 the evolution of the combat knife from the First World War to the present. Based on the analysis of historical experience concluded the need to separate the knife for its intended purpose.

Keywords: combat knife, development of combat knife, Evolution of bladed weapons, scout knife


Category: History

Article reference:
Combat knife: Past and Present // Humanities scientific researches. 2016. № 3 [Electronic journal]. URL: https://human.snauka.ru/en/2016/03/14295

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