Coordinates of Death (Koordinaty smerti)
Coordinates of Death (Russian Title: Koordinaty smerti / Координаты смерти) is a 1985 Soviet-Vietnamese co-production directed by Samvel Gasparov and Nguyen Xuan Chan. Set during the Vietnam War (presumably during Operation Linebacker II in 1972), the film is about a group of Soviet sailors aboard the freighter Chelyabinsk who aid their Vietnamese comrades after their ship is sunk, interspersed with scenes depicting the brutality of Americans towards Vietnamese civilians as seen through the eyes of an actress named Kate Francis (a Jane Fonda analogue).
The following weapons are seen in the film Coordinates of Death:
Viet Cong guerrillas and North Vietnamese militia use SKS rifles throughout the film.
Norinco Type 56
Norinco Type 56 rifles with attached "pig sticker" bayonets are used by Viet Cong guerrillas and North Vietnamese Army soldiers.
NVA soldiers hold AKM rifles while escorting a group of American prisoners.
Vietnamese militia marching along a section of the Ho Chi Minh Trail can be seen holding M1 Carbines.
American soldiers throughout the film wield M16A1 rifles. Viet Cong guerrillas also fire M16A1s when they are ambushed by American helicopters.
American soldiers who raid and destroy a Vietnamese village wield CAR-15-type rifles, which appear to be the XM177E2 model with the original flash suppressor replaced by a M16A1 "birdcage"-style flash hider, giving it a slight resemblance to the Colt Model 733. Such rifles were referred to in ARVN service (and continue to be known in Vietnamese service) as the M18 carbine.
Viet Cong guerrillas use M60 machine guns to attack American helicopters after they are ambushed.
Browning M1919 machine guns are mounted on American jeeps.
GE M134 Minigun
Gunners aboard American UH-1 'Huey' helicopters fire M134 miniguns when they attack Viet Cong guerrillas and citizens. The weapons are not actually fired; rather, the gunners mimic firing the weapons by rocking them and the sounds were added in post-production.
A DShK heavy machine gun is used by Vietnamese soldiers defending the port of Haiphong.
M79 Grenade Launcher
A M79 Grenade Launcher is held by one of the American soldiers after they burn down a village.
M67 Hand Grenade
American soldiers use the M67 Hand Grenade to destroy Vietnamese huts.
Various anti-aircraft guns are used by the North Vietnamese to shoot at American aircraft.