Kershaw Whiplash Knife has a 8CR13MOV Stainless-Steel blade with Black Titanium Carbo Nitride coating. It is a fixed blade knife with parachute cord lanyard built in it. It is a bold knife with a military feel to it. The extra-large thumb notches and a over sized index figure notch ensure a superbly secure grip. The elasticized lanyard could be released by pulling the tab at the butt of the knife, thus enabling wrapping around the waist easier. It comes with a sheath thus making carrying and storage easy and secure. The overall size of the knife when closed is 11.9 " and it weighs: 8.8 oz.