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Black OEF Kukri (Peace Keeper)

Black OEF Kukri (Peace Keeper)

A brilliant combination of the most famous and recognized things in the biz; 1) Operation Enduring Freedom Khukuri 2) Raw or Black version and 3) Buffalo Horn finger grip

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USD 78.84 94.99

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Default Specification

  • Blade Size (in): 10
  • Handle Size (in): 5.5
  • Handle Material: Micarta (Black)
  • Actual Weight (gm): 700
  • Overall weight (gm): 900
  • Shipping weight (gm): 1250
  • Blade finishing: RAW
  • Blade sharpness: Standard (very sharp)
  • Blade material: 52100
  • Place of Origin: KHHI, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Accompanying knives/B-up: Back up knife
  • Blade thickness (mm): 9
  • Handle finishing: Unpolished
  • Sheath: Water buffalo leather
  • Released date of KHHI Nepal: 2010-04-02
  • Tang type: Full Flat
  • Fixture: None
  • Edge grinding: Semi convex
  • Edge Hardness: 52-54 hrc
  • Blade (panel) Grinding: Full Flat
  • Function: Defending, Military, Combat, Jungle warfare, Regular Work
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Black Op. Enduring Freedom; The Peace Keeper kukri knife

Black Operation Enduring Freedom (BOEF) is the later version of the famous “Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan)” that was released in late 2008 by KHHI. Here the standard template of Enduring Freedom is slightly modified by using different materials and finishing.

BOEF is actually a brilliant combination of the most famous and recognized things in the business of khukuri.

  1. Operation Enduring Freedom Khukuri
  2. Black version Raw blade, and
  3. Buffalo Horn handle with finger grips.

KHHI’s superb effort into creating a kukri knife in the famous Enduring blade with black bladed version fitted with Enduring type horn handle finger groove edge is truly a work of class that would deliver nothing but the highest level of result, satisfaction, and confidence. It is dedicated and built for all Peace Keeping Force around the globe to help maintain law and order, keep peace and security and save and serve humanity from his adversary and his ideology.


black knife for Peacekeeping forceBlade:: Shape, size, and design like that of the famous “Operation Enduring Freedom Khukuri” however the traditional notch is replaced by a pointed nozzle (see photo) to give a modern and appealing look. Here the famous Black (Raw) finishing is adopted (hence the name) for the blade for strength, durability, and prominent look. The edge (bevel) is however whitened or finished (unpolished) to perform better and give extra sharpness to the edge.


Handle:: The basic template of “Operation Enduring Freedom Khukuri” but improved by the “Knuckle Panel” at the front edge for easier and better grip. The erected guard protects the user’s hand within the handle area whereas the finger grips (curvature) ensures a well balanced, comfortable, and efficient handling at all times. Similarly, a lanyard facility in the extended tang also comes as an advantage to keep the khukuri intact in the user’s hand even in very sweaty and slippery conditions.


Scabbard:: BOEF has a regular sheath (buffalo leather) having a leather lanyard loop and houses a small but very useful 2.5 inches bladed Back-Up knife as shown in the photo. This small utility knife comes in equally handy for small but important cutting activities. Its very handy and effective size fitted with a comfortable handle makes minor cutting tasks easier than the mother blade itself. Similarly, Bop.EF belt holder or Frog has a fasten-up strap button to keep the blade attached to the sheath (loop) at all times, while even in heavy motion. This little but very useful feature gives the much-needed clutch that the carriage becomes so much easy and trouble-free.


Materials / Features:

  • Water buffalo leather scabbard with lanyard facility,
  • Full flat tang finger grip Horn handle with lanyard hole,
  • High carbon steel RAW (black) blade,
  • 2.5” bladed Back up knife,
  • fasten-up strap button

ORIGIN: KHHI, Kathmandu, Nepal
Released on 2nd April 2010


IMP note::
​From November 17, 2022, the default handle material is Black Micarta. You can choose HORN from the handle material option and depends on availability.
Micarta is also available in Green Leaf and Brown Wood, please mention the color in the message box during checkout if you want to change the color.


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I have been traveling for the last couple weeks so I didn't get a chance to email you but I wanted to thank you and your craftsman for my latest knives. I appreciate your help as always. I'm sure I will be in touch soon with another project. Have a great day.

David Schleisman, USA 

Date: 13th December, 2017

David Schleisman United States

custom Black Op Enduring 

I really like it thank you! Great work. Please thank the craftsman.

I will order another one. I need a week to show it to a friend who might want one also.
I will write you a week from today.

Thank you again.
David R. Schleisman. Australia


David R. Schleisman Australia

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