ESEE-5S w/ OD Blade

Designed by military SERE instructors as a hard-use downed pilot’s survival knife.


  • Overall Length: 11.0″
  • Blade Length: 5.25″
  • Thickness: .25″
  • Steel: 1095 Carbon, 55-57 Rc
  • Finish: Textured Powder Coat
  • Blade Width: 1.56″
  • Grind: Saber
  • Weight (Knife Only): 16 Ounces
  • Handles: Canvas Micarta
  • Black Kydex Sheath w/ Clip Plate
  • Thumb Jimping On Spine
  • Glass Breaker Pommel
  • Bow Drill Divot In Handle


ESEE-5P (Black Blade, Plain Edge)
ESEE-5S (Black Blade, Partially Serrated)
ESEE-5P-OD (OD Blade, Plain Edge)
ESEE-5S-OD (OD Blade, Partially Serrated)

ESEE-5P-KO (Black Blade, Plain Edge, Knife Only – No Sheath)
ESEE-5S-KP (Black Blade, Partially Serrated, Knife Only – No Sheath)
ESEE-5P-KO-OD (OD Blade, Plain Edge, Knife Only – No Sheath)
ESEE-5S-KO-OD (OD Blade, Partially Serrated, Knife Only – No Sheath)

ESEE-5P-VG (Venom Green Blade, Plain Edge)

Optional MOLLE Backs & Pouches:

ESEE-52-MB (Black Cordura MOLLE Back)
ESEE-52-MB-OD (OD Cordura MOLLE Back)
ESEE-52-MB-K (Khaki Cordura MOLLE Back)
ESEE-52-POUCH (Black Accessory Pouch)
ESEE-52-POUCH-OD (OD Accessory Pouch)
ESEE-52-POUCH-K (Khaki Accessory Pouch)

Assembled Sheath Systems:

ESEE-5-MBSP-B (Black Kydex Sheath, Black MOLLE Back, Black Pouch)
ESEE-5-MBSP-OD (Black Kydex Sheath, OD MOLLE Back, OD Pouch)

Optional Sheaths / Components:

ESEE-22-SS (Black Kydex Sheath & Clip Plate)
ESEE-CLIP-PLATE (Clip Plate For Molded Sheaths)

MSRP: From $188.00  (Note: ESEE Knives may be bought through dealers and online retailers. Please use the dealer locator to find the best price and stock on ESEE Knives)

If you’re interested in the ESEE-5, may we suggest the following courses: