US poster for Elite Squad: The Enemy Within
Brazilian poster for Tropa de Elite 2 (2010)
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (aka Tropa de Elite 2 or Elite Squad 2) is the 2010 sequel to 2007's Elite Squad (Tropa de Elite). José Padilha returns from the first film as director and follows Lieutenant Colonel Roberto Nascimento (Wagner Moura) and Captain Andre Matias (Andre Ramiro) of the Batalhão de Operações Policiais Especiais (Special Operations Battalion) or BOPE as they combat criminals and uncover a broader conspiracy between members of the Military Police and government officials.
The following weapons were used in the film Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (Tropa de Elite 2):
WARNING! THIS PAGE CONTAINS SPOILERS!
The Taurus PT92 is used by Major Rocha (Sandro Rocha) and other Rio de Janeiro Military Police (PMERJ) officers, as well as by various criminals throughout the film.
Taurus PT92AF (blued) - 9x19mm
Major Rocha (Sandro Rocha
) points a PT92 in a publicity still.
A prisoner armed with a PT92 threatens a rival gang leader during the riot at the Bangu I prison.
A drug dealer brandishes a PT92.
Major Rocha fires his PT92.
Rocha executes a man who refused to pay protection money to his "militia" of corrupt PMERJ officers.
Beirada (Seu Jorge), an imprisoned Comand Vermelho (Red Command) gang leader, uses a Taurus PT940 given to him by a corrupt prison guard to start a riot and execute rival gang members at the Bangu I penitentiary.
Beirada (Seu Jorge
) threatens a captured prison guard with a PT940 in a publicity still.
Beirada holds Diogo Fraga (Irandhir Santos
) hostage during the prison riot.
Beirada points the Taurus PT940 at a rival gang leader.
Fraga tries to calm Beirada down as BOPE officers approach.
Officers watch from headquarters as Andre shows off a PT940 that has been seized during a BOPE raid.
Taurus PT 24/7
A Taurus PT 24/7 is among the weapons recovered by BOPE officers following a raid on the western Rio de Janeiro neighborhood of Tanque.
Officers use a smartphone to film captured Taurus PT 24/7 and Taurus PT92 pistols.
A gunman is seen with a Glock 17 pistol when he and other attackers steal weapons from the Rio de Janeiro Civil Police detachment in Tanque.
A Generation 2 Glock 17 - 9x19mm.
A gunman approaches the Civil Police station with a Glock 17.
The gunman orders the police chief to hand over the keys to the weapons locker.
A member of Rocha's "militia" is shown checking a compact Glock while preparing for a mission. A Glock 25 is also used to threaten Clara (Taina Muller), a reporter who uncovers the militia's collusion with senior political figures.
A militia member checks a Glock 25 before tucking it into his waistband.
A militia member points a Glock 25 at a terrified Clara.
Imbel MD5 LX
BOPE officers use the new Imbel MD5 LX pistols in .40S&W.
A BOPE officer holds a pistol as Fraga approaches the rioting cell block in the introduction.
Another BOPE officer points a pistol at gang leader Felpa as Andre interrogates him.
In a continuity error, the compact pistol turns into a full-sized one when Andre decides to use the "plastic bag" interrogation method on Felpa.
A prison guard carries a shotgun of unknown make that is later captured by prisoners in the introduction.
A prisoner holds captured guards hostage with a shotgun.
Another blurrier view as the prisoners respond to the advance of BOPE officers.
A MAC-10 is fired by a gangster at a BOPE "Caveirao" armored car when the police raid Tanque.
Ingram MAC-10 open bolt submachine gun - .45 ACP
A gangster fires a MAC-10.
Andre retrieves a MAC-10 from a dead gangster.
Officers take pictures of the captured weapons, including a MAC-10, an AKS-74U, a Taurus PT92 and a Taurus PT 24/7.
Imbel M964 A1 ParaFAL
Most BOPE officers are armed with the Imbel M964 A1 ParaFAL carbine, including Captain Andre Matias (Andre Ramiro). The ParaFAL is a updated version of the M964 featuring a shorter barrel and light-weight polymer parts instead of the traditional aluminum. Available as either a parts kit or as a completely new weapon, the ParaFAL is currently used by many Brazilian police and military units.
Imbel M964 A1 ParaFAL, 7.62x51mm
An Imbel ParaFAL sits next to Cpt. Andre Matias (Andre Ramiro
) in a publicity still.
A BOPE officer takes position outside the rioting prison block.
A BOPE officer advances during the raid in Tanque.
Two BOPE officers pursue fleeing suspects in an alleyway.
Andre and another officer take aim at fleeing gangsters.
A BOPE sniper scans the favela with a scoped ParaFAL.
Imbel MD-97 LC
Some BOPE officers are also seen with Imbel MD-97 LC rifles with picatinny rail mounts on the receiver. The MD-97 LC is the semi-automatic law enforcement version of the MD-97.
Imbel MD 97 LC, 5.56x45mm.
A BOPE officer with a MD 97 LC advances.
A close-up of the MD 97's receiver.
A MD-97 sits in a storage locker with other rifles.
Colonel Roberto Nascimento (Wagner Moura) uses a Imbel IA2 CQC carbine during the final shootout of the film.
Imbel IA2 Rifle - 5.56x45mm.
Nascimento returns fire with an Imbel IA2.
A side profile shows the rifle to be the short-barreled CQC model.
Nascimento fires the IA2 as his attackers disperse.
M16A1 (With M16A2 Handguards)
A few of Rocha's officers use M16A1 rifles with M16A2 handguards while escorting the major on his errands.
M16A1 with A2 style handguards - 5.56x45mm.
A officer holds a M16A1 while Rocha talks to some drug dealers.
One of the militia members holds a M16A1 as they drag a man away for execution in a publicity still.
Andre argues with Major Rocha and Lieutenant Colonel Fabio (Milhem Cortaz
) while a officer behind them holds a M16A1.
One of the attackers in the final shootout fires a M16A1.
Colt AR-15 Sporter-1 Carbine
The Colt AR-15 Sporter-1 Carbine is used by militia members and criminals throughout the film.
Colt AR-15 Sporter-1 Carbine - 5.56x45mm
A militia member empties his SP1 Carbine into a victim.
A gangster fires at a BOPE armored car.
Officers lay out a SP1 Carbine that was taken from a dead gangster.The rifle has a M4-style Law Enforcement stock.
Colt AR-15A2 Sporter Lightweight
A Colt AR-15A2 Sporter Lightweight, distinguished by solid stock and lack of bayonet lug, is carried by one of Rocha's men as they prepare to embark on a mission.
Colt AR-15A2 Sporter Lightweight - 5.56x45mm
A militia member loads a Model 725 with RIS handguards.
Rocha and one of his men prepare to leave for a mission.
M4A1 carbines in both standard and modified variations are used by BOPE officers and members of Rocha's militia.
Colt M4A1 with 6 position collapsible stock - 5.56x45mm.
A militia member guards Rocha as he collects protection money.
A gunman with a M4 holds Civil Police officers at gunpoint while others steal weapons from the armory.
A militia member holds a M4 while disposing of evidence.
BOPE officers with M4s advance during a raid. Note that the red dot is mounted backwards. The sights are mounted as though they were EOTec holosights. Also, it is doubtful that the sight would be usable in its current position, as the carry handle blocks the view.
Norinco Type 56-1
Gang leader Felpa uses a Norinco Type 56-1 rifle when his territory is invaded by BOPE officers. Interestingly, the weapon has a folded "pig sticker" bayonet mounted beneath it.
Norinco Type 56-1 (under-folding stock variant) - 7.62x39mm
A drug dealer holds a Type 56-1 while meeting with Major Rocha.
A militia members holds a Type 56-1.
Felpa opens fire with a Type 56-1.
Another shot of Felpa firing.
Norinco Type 56
The standard Norinco Type 56 is also seen in the hands of gang members and one of the militia members. Like the Type 56-1, it also has a folding bayonet, as well as the slant muzzlebrake from the AKM.
Norinco Type 56 (fixed stock variant) with under-folding bayonet ("pig sticker") which was standard on PLA-issue Type 56s - 7.62x39mm
A corrupt police officer executes a man with a Norinco Type 56 in a publicity still. The rifle has a folded bayonet and an AKM
-style slant muzzlebrake.
Militia members walk away after executing a man.
Gangsters watch as police cars pass by in Tanque.
One of the weapons that Andre and other BOPE officers seize from the raid in Tanque is an AKS-74U.
AKS-74U (also referred to as the "AKSU" or 'Krinkov') - 5.45x39mm
An AKS-74U is laid down along with other captured weapons.
One of Rocha's men is seen cocking a SG-551 towards the end of the movie.
Many of the background extras use rubber prop weapons modeled on the M16 and CAR-15 rifles.
Some extras portraying gangsters hold rubber prop weapons.