SOG Specialty Knives manufactures an array of tools available for military personnel and casual outdoor users. Their military style knives include a tactical switchblade which is only available to military/law enforcement personnel. SOG has developed fixed blade knives for survival and outdoors such as the Tech Bowie as well as folding knives, many of which feature assisted opening technology such as the Aegis, Twitch and Trident. SOG also manufactures multi-tools including the Paratool, PowerLock, and PowerAssist.
Many of SOG’s folding knives and multi-tools are made or assembled in the USA, with the higher priced folders being made by G.Sakai in Seki, Japan. Fixed blade models originally made in Seki are now made in Taiwan. Some of SOG’s lesser priced tools, such as the Fusion line are manufactured in Taiwan or China.
The SOG Knives ★ Tools family of multitools includes the following:
- Tactical Multitools: PowerAssist, PowerLock, PowerDuo
- Hunting Multitools: PowerPlay, PowerAssist, PowerLock
- EveryDay Carry (EDC): PowerPlay, Reactor, MACV, Switch Plier, Micro Toolclip, PowerAccess, PowerLitre, PowerPint, Snippet, SwitchPlier, Sync
- Outdoor Multitools –
- Industrial Multitools –
- Professional Multitools – ParaShears
The SOG Knives & Tools story begins in Vietnam, where members of a highly classified US special ops unit – known as MACV-SOG – carried a unique combat knife into the jungle on covert missions. Years later, in 1986, that knife inspired a young designer, named Spencer Frazer, to found SOG Specialty Knives. His mission: to reproduce the original SOG Bowie knife and pay tribute to the special ops unit that created it. What began as a single commemorative model soon became a full line of innovative tools – field-proven by US Special Forces, even honored as the Navy SEAL knife of choice. Today, SOG knives are carried with confidence into the most demanding situations. Forged out of tradition, hardened in the field, honed for you.
So whether you’re protecting others or leading an epic hunting expedition, tackling one of life’s everyday challenges or facing your most extreme conditions yet, lead the way with SOG.https://sogknives.com/sog-company-history