A Tri-Fold shovel is an overlanders' best friend. From digging your way out of a hole to digging one for your own use, these packable shovels will serve you well. This is a brand new and very high-quality U.S. Army-style trifold shovel. It has the NSN# stamped on the handle as well as the letters "U.S." The shovel weighs 2.5lbs and 23" long. The blade itself is serrated on one side and measures 6" wide and 8 1/2" long. This is a perfect bug-out shovel. It fits conveniently into your pack or can be tucked away under the seat of your vehicle with ease. This shovel comes directly from the military surplus experts at Swiss Link.