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Teaser poster for Act of Valor
Act of Valor is a 2012 war film directed by Mike McCoy that focuses on a team of U.S. Navy SEALs who embark on a covert mission to rescue a CIA agent and foil a terrorist plot. The film was made in collaboration with the United States Navy and all of the SEALs that appear in the film are active-duty members. The production has noted that numerous scenes involved live fire conditions, as they were filmed during the SEALs' training exercises.
The following weapons are seen in the film Act of Valor:
A SIG-Sauer P226 is used by Chief Dave in the film's climax.
Chief Dave fires his SIG P226.
A view down the sights as Chief Dave fires his SIG.
Chief Dave struggles to kill the final terrorist with his SIG.
A full size Glock model, most likely a Glock 17, is seen in the holster of a guard being dragged underwater by one of the SEALs.
2nd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm.
The Glock is seen in the guard's holster as he is dragged underwater.
Lisa Morales (Roselyn Sanchez) is seen using a Glock 19 during the kidnapping in Costa Rica.
Glock 19 (2nd Generation) - 9x19mm
Morales's Glock sits on the table.
Morales grabs the Glock off of the table.
Heckler & Koch MP5A2
During the rescue mission in Costa Rica, multiple guards are seen holding a Heckler & Koch MP5A2s.
Heckler & Koch MP5-N an A2 model with a Navy Trigger Group - 9x19mm
A guard holds his MP5A2 as he scans the river.
The guard holds his MP5A2 seconds before being shot by Weimy.
Another guard moves with his MP5A2 at the ready.
Durring the high speed chase in Costa Rica, one of the pursuing terrorists has a Walther MPL submachinegun.
Walther MPL with stock folded - 9x19mm
Terrorist on the middle right is carrying a Walther MPL Submachinegun.
Heckler & Koch MP5A4
Mexican Special Forces operators, specifically Commander Pedros (Gonzalo Menendez), carry the Heckler & Koch MP5A4 during the raid on the cartel's tunnel system.
Heckler & Koch MP5A4 - 9x19mm. The A4 has an additional option on the selector for '3 round burst' thus possessing four fire options - Safe, Semi Auto, 3 round burst and full auto.
Commander Pedros (Gonzalo Menendez
) aims his MP5A4 as delineated by the four position selector switch.
A terrorist on Christo's boat has a full sized Uzi in his hands, before being gunned down by a member of SEAL Team 4.
A Full sized Uzi with the stock folded-9x19mm
A terrorist is gunned down with his Uzi dropping. Notice the lack of a butt stock on the gun.
A terrorist fleeing the SEALs' assault on the yacht fires a Mini Uzi at his pursuers.
IMI Mini Uzi with stock folded - 9x19mm
A terrorist fires his Mini Uzi are the SEALs.
AKM rifles are carried by most enemy gunman.
A guard drops his AKM as the door is blown open.
A Ukrainian guard with an AKM as he greets Shabal.
A Mexican guard fires an AKM at the SEALs.
A Mexican Cartel member holds an AKM with an folding stock before the SEALs raids the milk factory.
A Mexican Cartel member patrols with an AKM fitted with a slanted muzzle break.
A Mexican Cartel member sprints with an AKM with black furniture.
Shabal with an AKM during the milk factory battle.
Another shot of one of the AKM variants used in the movie.
Heckler & Koch HK91
During the rescue mission in Costa Rica, one of the enemy fighters fires at the SEALS with a Heckler & Koch HK91.
An enemy fighter uses the HK91 to fire through the wall at the SEALs. The fighter seen here is portrayed by the film's producer Scott Waugh.
M4A1 carbines in various configurations are carried and used by the U.S. Navy SEALs in the film.
Colt M4A1 Carbine with M68 Aimpoint reflex optic and Knight's Armament RAS railed handguard and vertical forward grip - 5.56x45mm
Chief Dave emerges from the water armed with the M4A1 fitted with weaponlight.
Chief Dave aims his M4A1 during the mission in Costa Rica.
Lt. Rorke with his M4A1 during the car chase in Costa Rica.
Weimy fires his M4 fitted with an Elcan SpectreDR.
Lt. Rorke holding an M4A1 carbine that's fitted with an EOTech 553 sight and AN/PEQ-15 laser module.
Chief Dave and Lt. Rorke dive for cover while carrying their M4A1s.
Several members of SEAL Team 4 carry Mark 18 Mod 0 CQB carbines during the taking of a yacht.
Mk. 18 Mod 0 with 4-position stock and RIS handguard - 5.56x45mm
A SEAL is seen boarding a ship with his Mk18.
During the funeral at the end of the film, members of the US Navy Ceremonial Guard are seen using M14 Rifles for a 3-volley salute.
M14 rifle - 7.62x51mm NATO
Members of the US Navy Ceremonial Guard hold their M14s at the ready.
Members of the US Navy Ceremonial Guard chamber their M14s in preparation for the rifle volley.
During the rescue mission in Costa Rica, Weimy is seen firing a scoped and suppressed DPMS TAC20.
DPMS TAC20 - 7.62x51mm NATO
Weimy takes aim with the TAC20, with Lt. Rorke acting as his spotter and helping with calculations.
A close up on the trigger group.
Weimy looks down the sight.
M240G Machine Gun
M240G machine guns can be seen in deck mounts on the SEALs' SOC-R (Special Operations Craft - Riverine), as well as on the SEAL's Mark V Special Operations Craft, fitted with the M145 Machine Gun Optic. M240D variants with spade grips are also mounted on Navy Seahawk helos.
M240G - USMC style with no heat shield - 7.62x51mm NATO.
Dual FN M240 general purpose machine guns mounted on the SOC-R.
A wider shot of the SOC-R. M240Gs can be seen in mounts; one tilted back on the left side of the screen and two in a dual mount in the background.
machine guns can be seen on the left in deck mounts on the SEALs' SOC-R (Special Operations Craft - Riverine).
A SEAL mans an M240 during the yacht takedown.
M240D vehicle and aircraft-mount version with spade grips - 7.62x51mm NATO.
The door gunner of a US Navy Sea Hawk helicopter opens fire with an M240 machine gun
Sea Hawks with the M240 door guns.
The M240D is seen as the SEALs land in Mexico.
FN M249 Para
Three M249 Para light machine guns can be seen used by three SEALs to lay down a wall of suppressive fire.
M249 Paratrooper - a real blank adapted movie gun with bipod folded and a Picatinny rail on the top of the feed tray cover - 5.56x45mm
Members of the SEAL team provide overwatch with M249s.
Members of the SEAL team open fire with their M249s.
General Dynamics GAU-17/A
Special Warfare Combatant Craft (SWCC) Crewmen aboard a SOC-R boat fire a GAU-17/A Minigun during an assault. According to the filmmakers, the miniguns were firing live ammunition throughout several of these scenes.
General Dynamics GAU-17/A, US Air Force version of the M134 Minigun - 7.62x51mm NATO
What appears to be brass from live rounds (not crimp-nosed blanks) goes flying as the GAU-17/A is fired. It should be noted that live ammunition is utilized in numerous parts of this scene.
Browning M2HB Heavy Machine Gun
A Browning M2HB is seen mounted on a Somalian technical and on the SEALs' Mark V SOC during the yacht takedown.
Browning M2HB on vehicle mount - .50 BMG
A SEAL aims his M2 at the yacht.
Weimy is seen taking out an enemy vehicle with an M72 LAW during the mission in Costa Rica.
Weimy about to take out an enemy vehicle with an M72 LAW
Type 69 RPG
Type 69 RPGs are carried by several enemy soldiers.
Chinese Type 69 RPG - 40mm
The enemy soldier ahead of the HK91 can be seen holding the Type 69. Firing it would surely suck for our friend with the HK.
A Mexican soldier attempts to shoot down one of the Blackhawks with an RPG.
A terrorist prepares to fire the RPG at the SEALs.
A terrorist prepares to fire the RPG at the SEALs.
M67 hand grenade
M67 hand grenades are used by the SEALs.
M67 fragmentation grenade
F-1 hand grenade
A Soviet F-1 hand grenade is used by a Coyote (Mexican people smugglers) against the SEALs in Mexico.
F-1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
The Coyote prepares to throw the grenade.
The grenade lies on the ground.
Unidentified Flashbang Grenade
A flashbang grenade of unknown type is used by the SEALs during the rescue mission in Costa Rica, but as the grenade itself is never seen on screen, identification is close to impossible.