KA-BAR Knives is well known for it's high quality military, hunting, sporting, all-purpose utility, and outdoor survival knives. They have been making knives since 1898 and since then their quality is still unsurpassed in the industry. The USMC Ka-Bar is an icon to this day. It was one of the general issue knives to the USMC in WW II and remains the first choice for many of the men and women of service.