Small infantry shovel (MPL-50) often referred to as a sapper shovel or sapper.
this is an engineering tool, in addition to its main purpose (digging trenches, trenches, burying and excavating mines, vehicles, etc.) it is often used as a cold weapon (with 4 sharply sharpened edges), both piercing, cutting and chopping, and throwing !
The special forces of the GRU and the Airborne Forces are still undergoing a separate training course on the use of sappers in battle.
Also, MSL can be used as an oar (when rowing boats, rafts, SPP, etc.), as an ax, as a measuring device (length 57 cm, bayonet width 15, bayonet length 19.5) and when tuning, 5 notches are applied to the handle, 10cm
A sapper shovel is usually always in the car of every real man.
An infantry shovel is a very practical and frequently used thing, a good gift for any motorist, hunter and fisherman, it is necessary in any campaign, for outdoor recreation, for paintball players, airsoft players.