Manual knife. The Armed Forces knife is built to operate under any conditions with a price anyone can handle. The handle is textured G-10 (front and back) over stainless liners. The tanto style black PVD coated blade has partial serrations. The blade is opened via ambidextrous thumb-stud. The Armed Forces also has a reversible pocket clip for tip up or tip down carry. The knife comes in two sizes- this is the large size.