Kershaw Launch 16 Tactical Automatic Aluminium Black Handle


  • Latest from Kershaw’s Launch Series, famed for fast automatic deployment.
  • Tactical design with a partially serrated tanto blade in CPM M4 steel.
  • Superior edge retention and toughness for piercing and sawing.
  • Includes Trac-Tec handle inserts and oversized jimping for a secure grip.
  • Low-profile push button reduces accidental deployment risks.
  • Note: Exercise caution with automatic knives like the Launch 16.

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The Kershaw Launch 16 Tactical Automatic Aluminum Black Handle represents a pinnacle in modern pocket knives. Crafted by Kershaw, renowned for their precision and innovation in knife-making, this model exemplifies their commitment to quality and functionality. The pocket knife features a sleek design with an aluminum handle, offering durability without compromising on weight. Its black finish not only enhances aesthetics but also provides added resistance to wear and corrosion.

Designed as a pocket knife, the Kershaw Launch 16 Tactical is tailored for everyday carry, fitting seamlessly into your pocket or gear pack. This makes it ideal for urban professionals, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone seeking a reliable tool at their fingertips. The automatic deployment mechanism ensures swift, one-handed opening with a press of the integrated button, combining convenience with rapid accessibility in critical moments.

In terms of utility, these Kershaw knives boasts a versatile blade that strikes a balance between robustness and precision. Whether you need to cut through tough materials or perform detailed tasks, its design caters to a wide range of cutting needs.

For those who prioritize safety, the Launch 16 includes a secure locking mechanism that prevents accidental deployment or closure, enhancing user confidence during use. This feature underscores Kershaw’s commitment to user safety, ensuring that the knife remains steadfastly reliable in any situation.

In addition to its functional attributes, these Kershaw knives are designed with ergonomics in mind. The handle contours comfortably to the hand, providing a secure grip that minimizes fatigue during prolonged use. This ergonomic design, coupled with its lightweight construction, enhances maneuverability and control, making it a preferred choice among discerning users.

Whether you’re navigating the challenges of daily tasks or seeking a dependable tool for outdoor adventures, the Kershaw Launch 16 stands ready to meet your demands. With its blend of durability, precision, and user-friendly features, these pocket knives embody Kershaw’s legacy of excellence in knife craftsmanship. It’s not just a tool but an essential companion for those who value performance and reliability in every cut.


  • Push-button open mechanism for quick deployment
  • Push-button lock release ensures easy closure
  • Hardware includes black-oxide steel tube spacer and screws
  • Pocket clip with pre-drilled holes for versatile carry options
  • Black-oxide finish on pocket clip for durability and aesthetics
  • Reversible clip allows for right or left-handed tip-up carry


SKU K7105
Colour Black
Blade Length 8.8 cm
Overall Length 21.2 cm
Handle Anodized 6061-T6 Aluminium w/Trac-Tec Inserts
Blade Steel CPM M4 w/Black Cerakote Coating
Edge Type Partially Serrated
Blade Type Tanto Point Blade
Locking Type Push Button Lock Release
Opening System Automatic Push Button
Carry System Pocket Clip
Weight 113 g

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Kershaw Knives

Kershaw Knives, a renowned brand, specializes in crafting high-quality blades for various purposes. They have earned a stellar reputation by meticulously crafting pocket knives with exceptional craftsmanship and careful attention to detail. Kershaw offers a wide range of pocket knife options to cater to both outdoor enthusiasts and professionals in need of reliable cutting tools. One standout aspect of these knives is their dedication to using top-notch materials. They construct each pocket knife using premium steel, chosen with great care to ensure outstanding durability and edge retention. This commitment ensures that Kershaw knives maintain their sharpness over extended periods, making them reliable companions for challenging tasks. Kershaw is also renowned for their ergonomic designs. The brand prioritizes creating handles that are comfortable and user-friendly. In addition, Kershaw is committed to constant innovation. They continuously improve their designs, incorporating cutting-edge technologies and features into their products. From assisted opening mechanisms to advanced locking systems, Kershaw knives are designed to enhance functionality and improve the user experience. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a chef, or a professional in need of a reliable tool for everyday use, Kershaw offers a diverse range of pocket knives to meet your specific needs.