Now With U.S. Made Carpenter CTS XHP Alloy Blade Steel Featuring DLC Coating. Our Recon I series continues to set a standard for Tactical Folding Knives that's hard to beat. These tough, dependable knives have been a mainstay in the world of tactical knives for many years, with a hard earned reputation for reliability and strength. A popular knife with Military and Law Enforcement Personnel, Fire and Rescue crews as well as civilians who appreciate a hardworking, dependable tool for any occasion. These Cold Steel classics are thin, light, razor sharp and amazingly strong! Every model in this diverse series features our world renowned Tri-Ad lock, making them almost impervious to shock and keeping your precious fingers safe from harm when using your knife in even the most taxing conditions.