Best Swiss Army Knife Updated

The best Swiss Army knife?  According the the Swiss Army it’s this one.

The new standard issue Swiss Army knife was updated in 2008 and first issued to Swiss soldiers in 2009

Everyone knows the familiar red Swiss Army knife, friend to Boy Scouts, campers, hikers, and anyone who wants to carry a lot of tools in a compact frame.

By order of the Swiss Army, the old favorite has been updated with a modern design that still includes the essential tools of the familiar classic.

Swiss Army Soldier Knife Standard Issue

Product Features

  • New design – the first since 1961
  • Ergonomic, dual density handle
  • Production year etched on blade shank
  • 12 tools include: One-hand serrated locking blade, Phillips screwdriver, can/bottle openers, reamer, wire stripper, wood saw
  • Precision crafted in Switzerland; lifetime warranty
  • Enclosed in stylish olive green housing made to exacting Victorinox standards
  • Includes serrated locking blade and small and large screwdrivers
  • Measures 4-3/8 inches long; lifetime warranty
  • Phillips screwdriver, small screwdriver, and large locking screwdriver

The Tinker Swiss Army knife is 91mm, the new design, called the Soldier Knife, is 111 mm or 4-3/8 inches long, and weighs 130 grams or 4.6 ounces.  

The modern design was 48 years in the making and it shows.  The blade opens differently and locks, with a modern, ergonomic grip.  The large screwdriver locks, too.

The new Swiss Soldier Knife includes a saw.

Like it’s familiar ancestor, the modern Swiss Army knife also includes can and bottle openers, small and Phillips head screwdrivers, ream, and wire stripper.  

And perhaps best of all, NO CORKSCREW!

An amazing collection of tools in a streamlined, modern design, the Soldier Knife is made for the 21st century.  And with a lifetime warranty, it’s guaranteed to last a century or as long as you do!  Yes, it’s more expensive.  Wonder why?

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  1. My first multi tool was a Swiss Army given by my uncle. I loved so much and spent so much time with it. They are definitely one great tool for having in your pocket. Your review have helped me and given me good ideas on what should I keep looking in a great swiss army knife. Thanks for sharing it and I will subscribe to see more.
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  2. You know, I love my Swiss Army knife. Mine has scissors and tweezers and they are invaluable. This new design looks more ergonomic – less likely to slip out of my hand. Every female superhero should have a Swiss Army knife, Astro G.

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  3. Military watches, since their name indicates, were developed for easily use in the particular soldiers. The first military watches were being naval types, chronometers which will proved helpful for their functions….

  4. The Swiss army knife is a marvel of economic design and ingenuity. The very name “Swiss army knife” has fallen into popular use as a metaphor for successful multitasking. Specialized Swiss army knives continue to be popular gifts for fishermen, mountain climbers, golfers and other outdoors men.

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