This is the smaller version of current issue for Gurkhas who are in Iraqi war therefore the name derived after Iraqi Operation. The Gurkhas are deployed since the conflict started for Enduring Operation Freedom in iraq (IEOF). The Regiment is decided to carry new kukri fit to the Iraq desert environment hence the Iraqi Kukri is issued to Gurkhas. It is about 12.5 inches; in overall length with an 8 inches double Fuller (Angkhola Style) semi-polished blade made of highly graded carbon Steel, Very sharp blade. The handle is made of white Sadhan wood. the weight of the kukri with sheath is approximately 1.54 lb ( or 700 grams). The shape is different and has finger grip. It is full tang running through it making it super strong which is about 4.5” long. The scabbard is natural leather which is off-white color. The craftsmanship on this knife is amazing so if you are looking for the finest quality Kukri you will not be disappointed.