A modern Kukri from the India army

Code: IP16

The Khukri (Khukuri) knife, legendary close combat weapon of the Ghurka regiments, is to this day standard military issue. Ghurka soldiers joined the British Army after 1815 and after in dependence in 1947 they joined the Indian Army. 

The kukri has been used in all major battles in which the Ghurka regiments have served.

This modern kukri was produced to Indian armed forces specifications.  The blade includes a notch symbolizing the trident of Shiva, the war god.  The full-tang blade is high carbon steel.  The handle is tropical hardwood with a steel butt plate.  Although it is a formidable weapon, it is also an ideal tool for general utility use outdoors.

Ghurka troops with their khukris