Cold Steel special Forces Shovel W/sheath the special Forces Shovel is Modeled after the original soviet spetsnaz Shovel. The spetsnaz soldiers made up the most Elite unit in the soviet army. The U.S. Equivalent would be Cold Steel green berets. The Shovel head and socket are forged from medium carbon steel, then heat treated for maximum strength. The edges come sharpened to a utility/a XE edge that can easily be improved to razor sharpness. The special Forces Shovel comes complete with a specially made cor-ex sheath. The sheath features an extra wide belt loop. The sheath and the Shovel are available for sale as a stand alone items. Specifications: – weight: 26.6 oz. – overall length: 19.68 – handle: hardwood – thickness: 2mm (Shovel head) – sheath: cor-ex sheath.