The Emerson Mini CQC-15 exists in an interesting place in the Emerson CQC realm. Obviously its a smaller variant of the Emerson CQC-15, which itself was quite a big knife. The CQC-15 was itself a combination of the Emerson Commander and the famed CQC-7B. So the mini CQC-15 is also derived from the Commander and the CQC-7.
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The Benchmade SOCP changed the knife realm a bit. It wasn’t a huge influence on the tactical world overall but created a completely new genre of tactical knives. The close quarter's tool was developed as the last line of defense for extremely close quarters combat. It’s made to be used when grappling on the ground when fighting over your weapon, or in any situation where things are too close [...]