Maintaining the tactical styling and solid feel of the M&P (Military & Police) Series, the Smith & Wesson MPSH50B M&P Shield folding dagger features a 2.625 8Cr13MoV black blade with a false top edge. 8Cr13MoV is a high-quality stainless steel similar in properties to AUS-8. This steel exhibits extreme toughness and excellent edge retaining capabilities. The handles are made from aluminum and nylon with stainless steel liners. The M&P Shield is a great value tactical flipper knife from Smith & Wesson.