Let’s start with the knife.
There are several factors to consider when choosing a knife that you may have to bet your life on.
Does it have a full tang? (The tang is the part of the knife that extends into the handle.)
What material is the handle made out of?
Is the blade stainless steel or carbon steel?
Does it have a straight or serrated edge?
And how thick is the blade?
I realize that sounds like a lot of questions, but don’t worry.
In my Escape Bag I have the knife that meets (and even exceeds) the necessary survival criteria.
It was developed for intelligence operatives and Special Forces teams.
It uses an incredibly lightweight material that’s used in the aerospace industry and Formula One cars...
And, it has a proprietary design that makes it nearly unstoppable when slashing, cutting, and doing precision work.
In fact, here's what one father said who bought it for his son in the Special Forces...