Our Special Forces Spetsnaz Shovel is modeled after an original Soviet “Spetsnaz” military entrenching tool. It has a stout hardwood handle, a broad flat steel blade and 3 sharp edges. It’s ideally suited for digging foxholes and bunkers, to chop branches, build shelters, act as an improvised paddle, and even as a last-resort weapon of defense! It’s even an excellent alternative to a Tomahawk for sport and recreational throwing! Our new larger variation, called the Spetsnaz® Trench Shovel, has all the winning features of the Special Forces model, with the added benefit of enhanced size. It is 50% longer in length, and has a slightly larger shovel head.