Emerson Knives have built a reputation for their extreme strength, edge retention, and quality. They are also 100% Made in America. Emerson Knives are made with elite military and law enforcement groups in mind, as failure is not an option. The Emerson A-100 is often defined by its symmetry, grace, and power with its conventional V grind blade, G-10 textured handle, and a titanium liner lock. Emerson Credits the A-100 series of knives as being the grandfather of all modern tactical knives.