The Benchmade 9052BK AFO II is an evolution of the popular 9050 AFO, making it one of the most practical automatic knives ever created. This knife is revered and trusted by elite military forces from the air, land, and sea, and is the only one endorsed by global special operations units. No matter the challenging task at hand, the Benchmade AFO II is designed to turn crisis into opportunity.
The AFO II is officially recognized by the US Air Force (USAF) and has a National Stock Number (NSN) of 1095-01-446-4348. It is referred to as a “Knife, Automatic Switchblade” and is also used by the US Coast Guard. The knife comes with a tactical nylon sheath that is compatible with the MOLLE system. The handle is made from black anodized aluminum, adding to its already rare and remarkable design. Instead of just catching a glimpse, experience the joy brought by the AFO II firsthand.
Compared to the previous 9050 series, the Benchmade 9052 AFO II has made several improvements. The enlarged automatic button increases strength by 30% and allows for easy operation even when wearing gloves. The addition of a glass breaker at the tail end enhances its functionality. The overall length has been increased from 21cm to 21.6cm. The entire blade has undergone vacuum heat treatment, resulting in a rockwell hardness level of 59-60HRC, making it incredibly sharp. And with four pocket clip positions that can be freely removed and replaced, customization is easier than ever.
The Benchmade 9052 AFO II features a 90mm blade made from 154CM steel with a thickness of 3.2mm. The blade is available in a polished or black BK anti-reflective coating. The knife weighs a mere 122.8g, making it lightweight and easy to handle. The handle is crafted from 6061 T6 aluminum alloy, which undergoes CNC computer milling for an extremely precise finish. It opens with a push button mechanism and includes a safety lock for added security.
Designed by Benchmade, this knife is the perfect companion for anyone seeking reliability, durability, and versatility. Included with the knife is a tactical nylon sheath, and it is packaged in its original colorful box along with an instruction manual.
With its reputation among elite military forces, exceptional design, and enhanced features, the Benchmade 9052BK AFO II is a must-have for any avid knife collector or outdoor enthusiast. Experience the reliability and performance of the AFO II and unlock a world of adventure and excitement.