This month, Benchmade Knife Company, manufacturer of premium sports cutlery for the last 26 years, announced a partnership with to assist in their support of American Law Enforcement and Military snipers. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization comprised of active and retired Law Enforcement and Military snipers who volunteer their time to raise equipment and monetary donations at firearms industry and military events/functions. All funds donated to go towards the procurement of requested supplies that will deploy with snipers to help them in their missions around the globe.

As part of this effort, Benchmade will release the special edition 551BKSN-AS Griptilian that will feature a black 154CM steel blade, sand handle scales and custom laser markings. Portions of the sales from this special edition Griptilian will go directly to the to aid them in their initiatives.

“ is very grateful to have Benchmade approach us and want to work with us on a project like this.” says an official from “Many of us on the cadre have carried and relied on Benchmade knives on and off duty for years, and we know the quality and reputation of the products. We are very excited about the program and know the supporters will get a great product with our legacy logo.”

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551BKSN-AS Griptilian FEATURES
Blade Length: 3.45″
Blade Thickness: 0.115″
Handle Thickness: 0.640″
Blade Material: 154CM Stainless Steel
Blade Hardness: 58-60HRC
Blade Style: Modified Drop-Point w/ Ambidextrous Thumb Studs
Weight: 3.82oz.
Pocket Clip: Black, Reversible, Tip-Up
Lock Mechanism: AXIS
Overall Length: 8.07″
Closed Length: 4.62″
Sheath Material: Sold Separately
Class: Blue

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