The numbered edition of the REPETITOR knife is a reminder of the participation of Czech soldiers in the Balkans in the UNPROFOR, UNCRO, IFOR and SFOR missions since 1992. The REPETITOR knife bears the name of the checkpoint T 23 – Repetitor where the two Czech soldiers died in 1995 - Luděk Zeman and Petr Valeš.
The designer Roman Hippík inspired with the cold weapon, which has been in the armament of Czech army for several decades and is connected with its history. In this case, it is a bayonet for a machine gun nr. 58, which was met by almost everyone who went through the Czech army, either as basic service soldiers or professional soldiers.
The War Veteran project is a joint activity of the Mikov Company and the Czech Military Solidarity Fund. Its goal is to connect the memory of soldiers' heroism with specific help to the ones in need. From each REPETITOR knife sold, CZK 300 will be paid to the Military Solidarity Fund
REPETITOR is an integral knife with red attachments made of Micarta material.
The knife blade has a central tip and is equipped with a lower blade, an upper false blade and relief grooves. Ceracot cobalt is used to finish N 690 steel. Micarta attachments are attached to the knife with two Allen screws. For better handling, the knife is equipped with a one-sided lower guard and roughening on the back of the blade for thumb support.
The circular base of the knife is provided with a hole for attaching the cord.
Each knife is provided with the marks of the designer, manufacturer, serial number and year of manufacture. Marking is done by laser. The very light and foldable case is made of laminated cordura with a plastic insert that locks the knife in the case. The knife handle is fixed to the cord with two press-fit straps. The entire surface of the case is made of the same material that is used to make military equipment The case can be attached to the belt in several ways as well as to the molle binding. On the front, there is a heraldic emblem at the bottom, which was used on all military equipment of the Czechoslovak Army during the missions in the Balkans. Each packaging includes an original Repetitor knife case, a certificate of contribution to the Military Solidarity Fund, an information brochure on Operation Desert Storm and Repetitor knife, a paracord and a sticker.
The specific number of the knife cannot be reserved. Steel used to make the knife: N 690 - 58-60 HRc Overall length of the knife: 275 mm Length of the knife with case: 320 mm Blade length: 149 mm Blade width: 24 mm Blade thickness: 4.9 mm Blade finish: Ceracote cobalt Handle material: Micarta red