Smith And Wesson HRT Knives
HRT is an acronym that stands for Hostage Rescue Team. A Hostage Rescue Team was established by the FBI in 1983 to rescue American citizens and allies who are held hostages by enemy forces. HRTs are highly trained to respond to extremely sensitive and dangerous situations.
The Smith & Wesson HRT knives have been manufactured keeping in mind the Hostage Rescue Team’s need for high quality blades. They are especially designed so that they can be deployed quickly and smoothly when necessary.
They are available in a variety of designs such as fixed blades and folders all made from high-quality materials. Below are some of the S&W HRT knives that you can purchase from your favorite outlets.
Smith & Wesson SWHRT9B Black HRT Boot Knife
Rated 4.5 stars, this knife is made of 440C stainless steel that is highly resistant to corrosion and abrasion. The double-edged spear point blade is 4.74” long and is fitted with a Teflon-coated steel handle that is 4.1” in length. It weighs a lightweight 7.7 ounces. The leather boot sheath comes with a strong pocket clip.
Customers say that it is a good defense knife, well-balanced, and great for throwing. It comes already sharpened and ready to use. It is affordable at $14.88 with free shipping on orders over $25.
Smith & Wesson SWHRTMG HRT Magnesium Rescue Knife
Rated 4.9 stars, this knife has a 3.62” blade, 8.12” overall length, and is only 4.4 ounces in weight. The sharp pointed blade is made from high quality stainless steel, and fitted with a magnesium handle that has the strength of steel.
In addition, the handle has a full guard that allows fast blade deployment. Once deployed the guard prevents the hands from sliding forward.
A sheath with belt clip is included. At a sale price of $14.03, this knife is good value for money.
Smith & Wesson SWHRT3BF HRT False Edge Military Boot Knife
Customers have given this knife a 4.3-star rating. The 3.5” black coated blade has a false top edge spear point and is made of 7Cr17 high carbon stainless steel. With the rubberized aluminium handle, the overall length is 7.5” and weighs 5.6 ounces.
The knife comes with a black, rubber boot clip sheath and a chain, that is great if you want to carry the knife around your neck. It is very durable and can withstand a lot of hard use. It is an excellent bargain at $14.88.
Smith & Wesson SWHRT1 HRT Tactical Boot Knife
Rated 4.4 stars, this tactical knife is recommended by many users and collectors alike, who are quite satisfied with it. It is not too long, with an overall length of 8”. The plain edge, wharmcliffe blade is made from 7Cr17 high carbon stainless steel with an ABS boot clip sheath. Customers all agree that it is an extremely well-made knife.
The knife has full tang, thumb gimping on the spine, and deep finger choil to protect your hand from slipping on to the blade when doing some thrusting or slashing cuts. It is reasonably priced at $24.19 with free shipping on orders over $25.
Smith & Wesson SWHRT3 HRT Military Boot Knife
This knife is rated 4 stars and is priced at $16.99 with free shipping on orders over $25. It is sturdy, durable, and very dependable during self-defense situations. Users and collectors like the double edged, out of the box sharp blade that is made from high quality stainless steel.
The knife has a full tang, black rubber handle that feels good in the hands. The grip is designed such that the knife does not slip even with sweaty hands. It comes with a boot sheath that is totally waterproof. The knife is also good for ladies who want to have a self-defense weapon when needed.