Designed by retired Sergeant Major Darrin William Sirois, the Siwi is the dependable, tactical carry that’s sure to have your back. Sleek and strong, this knife knows how to navigate every mission at hand.
A companion for every kind of expedition. Designed by retired Sergeant Major Darrin William Sirois, the Ramadi by CRKT is the dependable, tactical carry that’s sure to have your back. Sleek and strong, this knife knows how to navigate every mission at hand.
If there’s one thing that Darrin Sirois has learned from his time overseas, it’s that if a tool can’t endure some of the most extreme conditions imaginable, it’s not worth having on hand. So when he was in his Fayetteville, North Carolina shop, designing the knife that was to later become the SiWi, his mission was singular: make it last. Then Chris Williams stepped in. He’s a master of aesthetic, and with several small tweaks, together they elevated the SiWi to a design force to be reckoned with and gave it a name that reflects the collaborative process. Match made.
This mission-ready fixed blade is a compact powerhouse. Though that sounds like a paradox, the proof is in the incredibly stout modified drop point SK5 carbon steel blade. Finished with a non-reflective and highly resistant black-powder coat, it’s built to last, a quality that’s equally as evident in its unique G10 handles.
The handles match the 3.3” blade in its compact-yet-stout capacity with texture for a strong grip even in the grittiest conditions. The subtle jimping on the back spine finishes the look and feel. Finally, the glass-reinforced nylon sheath stands up to its counterpoint when it comes to utility with many different carry options.
When two great minds converge to create a knife, you know it’s going to be good…the SiWi far exceeds expectation and this knife proudly features in the Forged By War® series.
- High Performance Steel: SK-5 carbon steel holds an edge well
- Strong and Useful: full tang provides strength
- Enhanced Protection: black coating improves corrosion resistance
- Maximum Control: on blade friction grooves for grip
- Exceptional Grip: G10 handle provides grip in all conditions
- Carry Options: versatile sheath for multiple carry options
- Blade Length: 3.34" (84.86 mm)
- Blade Edge: Plain
- Blade Steel: SK-5
- Blade Finish: Powder Coat
- Blade Thickness: 0.20" (5.08 mm)
- Overall Length: 7.44" (188.93 mm)
- Weight: 5.60 oz. (158.76 g)
- Handle: G10
- Style: Fixed Blade Knife w/Sheath
- Sheath Material: Thermoplastic
- Sheath Weight: 3.40 oz. (96.39g)
- Manufactured by CRKT in Taiwan
About the Forged By War® Program
In 2013, Ryan Johnson of RMJ Tactical, designer of elite, military, tactical tomahawks, approached CRKT with the news that he had been working with a few combat veterans that had returned from war with varying degrees of post-traumatic stress (PTS).
To help work through their challenges, they have been designing and forging steel into custom tools. Drawing from their experience earned in combat situations, they have been creating tools they wished they had available to them in the battlefield.
CRKT cares deeply about our returning veterans and we saw a way to give back to the community that created them. In 2016, we launched the Forged By War® program.
These are mission ready tools, designed by veterans, with a portion of the proceeds donated to the veterans' charity of choice.