Ka-Bar Short USA Fixed Blade Knife, as the name indicates is slightly smaller as compared to the classic Ka-Bar series. But when it comes to functionality, it is one of the best options that you will come across. The knife is known for its excellent finish and smooth handles that provide the right grip. Its special metal guard features ensure that your fingers are protected and you can use the knife properly. The blade is fixed and ideal for general purpose utility or even for tactical purposes. Though its cost is high it is worth it.