Al mar knives, has redefined their fixed blade S.E.R.E. (SERE is a military acronym for Survival-Evasion-Resistance-Escape), fighting knives with a thin profile and full tang.
SERE models include the SERE Operator, and Mini SERE.
Al Mar Backup models are lighter everyday carry fixed blades with thin profiles, they include the Tanto bladed Talon and curved blade Hawkbill
The Shiva is in a class by itself, well designed balanced, fast and lethal with a scary sharp three layer laminated stainless steel blade.