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Collapsible Intrenching Tool

  • Specification
  • MIL-I-43684
The lightweight folding intrenching tool officially replaced the M1951 model when it was standardized in 1969 and had an aluminum handle and a steel blade. Unlike its' predecessor it did not have a pick blade, but the shovel did feature both a serrated cutting edge and a sharpened blade edge. The tool was carried on the pistol belt inside a specially designed nylon cover.

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