At only 2.3 pounds, this NATO approved entrenching tool folds up to be a portable powerhouse. With a glass-filled nylon handle, powder-coated boron carbon steel blade, and 7075 aluminum shaft it is as tough as you need. Gerber's entrenching tool features a glass-filled nylon handle with a powder coated boron carbon steel spade and an anodized 7075 aluminum shaft. Weighs only 2.3 lbs. Tool only, no sheath. 23 3/4" overall. 9 1/2" closed. Black powder coated boron carbon steel spade with serrated cutting edge. 7075 aluminum shaft with glass-filled nylon handle. No sheath.