13 inch (33.02 cm) blade Service No.1 khukuri (kukri) is the most common and popular khukuri among the Gurkha officers. This is the current issue Khukuri of Gurkha Army. This khukuri (kukri) is given to all the British Gurkha fighters amid selection and is held by them all through their armed force vocation. Examined routinely by an officer, this khukuri (kukri) is normally utilized amid Parade and Duty. This Service No.1 khukuri (kukri) has Recruiting Years and Country's name imprint on the left half of the cutting edge. This etching on the cutting edge began on the grounds that in the long time past days the Gurkha Soldier used to overlook their enrollment year because of an excess of wars. All Khukuris have two pockets on the casing's back which hold a gruff steel called "chakmak" for honing the cutting edge or for striking sparkle from stone and a little blade known as "karda" utilized for cleaning little creatures, for example, rabbits. The indent (kaura or kaudi) in the edge close to the handle of most khukuris serves as course for the blood on the edge to trickle out, consequently keeping it from dirtying the grip, and in addition a gadget for getting and neutralizing and adversary cutting edge.