The 5th generation Black Ops builds on its heritage with increased tactical materials and features. MERC 5 technology utilizes CNC machined G10 and aircraft grade aluminum. Super tough black type III 'hard anodized' coating is added for a non-glare, field ready finish. These, in combination with proprietary HIT technology and QLC locking crowns create the ultimate in lightweight, low bulk protection that meets military specification drop-test requirements. Black Ops is the ultimate in covert protection.