Iron Man 2

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Iron Man 2
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Theatrical Poster
Country USA.jpg United States
Directed by Jon Favreau
Release Date 2010
Language English
Studio Marvel Studios
Distributor Paramount Pictures
Main Cast
Character Actor
Tony Stark / Iron Man Robert Downey, Jr.
Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes Don Cheadle
Pepper Potts Gwyneth Paltrow
Nick Fury Samuel L. Jackson
Natasha Romanoff Scarlett Johansson
Justin Hammer Sam Rockwell


Iron Man 2 is the 2010 sequel to Iron Man. Robert Downey, Jr. stars as Tony Stark, who discovers that a new enemy threatens the security of the world with a technology similar to the one powering his Iron Man armor. Jon Favreau returned as director and in the role of Happy Hogan, and the cast features Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson. This film also is part of "Phase One" of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that includes The Incredible Hulk, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger and culiminated in 2012's The Avengers. A third Iron Man film was released in 2013.


The following weapons were used in the film Iron Man 2:


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GE M134 Minigun

When he is asked by Lt. Col. Rhodes (Don Cheadle) to weaponize the Mark II Iron Man suit, Justin Hammer (Sam Rockwell) presents several weapons to pick from. One of the main weapons Hammer displays is the M134 Minigun. Hammer says that the boys in uniform refer to it as "Uncle Gazpacho" or "Puff the Magic Dragon" when showing it to Rhodes. Even though he correctly identifies it as a 7.62mm, "Puff the Magic Dragon" was actually the nickname given to the AC-47 gunships that carried miniguns during the Vietnam War. He is also seen picking it up with ease even though the gun weighs approximately 60 lbs with all components.

GE M134 Minigun - 7.62x51mm NATO
Justin Hammer (Sam Rockwell) displays the M134 "Uncle Gazpacho".
Hammer lays the M134 Minigun among the other weapons he provides for the War Machine suit.

General Dynamics GAU-17/A

The "War Machine" has a machine gun resembling a GAU-17/A mounted on its right shoulder, although it appears much smaller than its real life counterpart.

General Dynamics GAU-17/A - 7.62x51mm NATO
War Machine with its Minigun is displayed at the Stark Expo.
Another shot of the same scene.
War Machine fires the GAU-17/A at Iron Man in the film's climax.
The GAU-17/A mounted on War Machine.
War Machine fires the GAU-17/A in the final battle with the Hammer Drones. In this scene, the GAU-17/A appears to have been modified with its own independent targeting system, since Rhodes is firing in one direction while the GAU-17/A fires in the opposite direction.
The GAU-17/A on War Machine.

Claridge Hi-Tec

Hammer also shows off the Claridge Hi-Tec semi-automatic pistol.

Claridge Hi-Tec S9 Pistol with cooling fin muzzle extension - 9x19mm
Hammer holds up the Claridge, which he claims might be "too downtown" for Rhodes' taste.

FN F2000 Tactical

The FN F2000 Tactical assault rifle is also mounted on War Machine. Referred to as the "FN 2000" by Hammer (Sam Rockwell) when seen showing it off to Rhodes.

FN F2000 Tactical with CAA FVG5 foregrip - 5.56x45mm NATO
Hammer with the FN F2000 Tactical, explaining that the Belgians "do make something better than waffles."
Side view of the FN F2000 as Hammer explains how it works, but later claims that it's "not disco enough" for Rhodes.
Hammer racks the FN 2000.
The FN 2000 mounted on War Machine as he fires it into the gut of one of the Hammer Drones.

M26 MASS (Modular Accessory Shotgun System)

The M26 Modular Accessory Shotgun System in standalone configuration is also one of the weapons on War Machine, referred to (incorrectly) as an "M24 Shotgun" by Hammer (Sam Rockwell). He also incorrectly describes the shotgun as a pump-action when in reality, it is a straight pull bolt-action.

M26 MASS (Modular Accessory Shotgun System) in standalone configuration - 12 gauge
Hammer with the M26 as he racks the gun.
Hammer with the M26 as he explains the technical aspects of the shotgun.
The M26 MASS laid out next to the other weapons.

Milkor MGL Mk 1L

The Milkor MGL Mk 1L is also one of the weapons Hammer presents to Rhodes. While it is not readily evident where it is mounted on War Machine, it is seen mounted on the right arm of Hammer's Army drone.

Milkor MGL Mk 1L grenade launcher fitted with Armson OEG reflex sight - 40x46mm
Closeup of the Milkor.
Hammer shows off the Milkor and advocates its use for "hippie control."
The Milkor laid out next to the other weapons.

Kimel AP-9

A Kimel AP-9 is also seen among the weapons Hammer displays for Rhodes.

Kimel AP-9 - 9x19mm
A closeup of the Kimel AP-9. In these shots, the gun has a stainless steel finish.
The Kimel AP-9 laid out among the other weapons provided for War Machine.

Glock 17

Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) is seen carrying what appears to be a Glock 17 in a shoulder holster when speaking with Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) at his home.

3rd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm
Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) is seen carrying what appears to be a Glock 17 in a shoulder holster when speaking with Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.).
Note that the Glock appears to be a rubber prop.

Heckler & Koch USP Compact

S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) takes a H&K USP Compact off a Hammer guard which she wields along with a Walther PPK/S during the raid on Hammer Industries.

Heckler & Koch USP Compact - 9x19mm
Natasha aims the USP into the Hammer Industries control room as she and Happy Hogan enter.
She sets the USP on a desk.

Heckler & Koch MP5A2

CRS Riot Police are armed with the Heckler & Koch MP5A2 when they arrest Ivan Vanko (Mickey Rourke).

Heckler & Koch MP5A2 - 9x19mm
The police officer in the top left corner is seen with an MP5A2.
The officer in the center is armed with the MP5A2 as Vanko is apprehended.

M4A1 Carbine

Carried by US Air Force Security Forces airmen with flashlights, foregrips, and Aimpoint sights, most notably when Lieutenant Colonel Rhodes arrives at the base half-way through the film.

Colt M4A1 Carbine with M68 Aimpoint reflex optic and Knight's Armament RAS railed handguard and vertical forward grip - 5.56x45mm
An Air Force security member is seen on guard in front of a B2 Spirit bomber armed with an M4A1 Carbine.
Several other Air Force personnel are seen armed with M4A1 Carbines as they look at the Mark II Iron Man suit that Colonel Rhodes took from Tony Stark.

Walther PPK/S

S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) carries a Walther PPK/S .380acp pistol in a Blackhawk Serpa Holster.

Walther PPK/S - .380ACP
Natasha's holstered Walther is seen as she fights off Hammer's guards.
The Walther PPK/S as seen in Natasha's hand as she prepares to kick the door in. Tony's bodyguard Happy Hogan brings up the rear. (TRIVIA NOTE: Happy Hogan is played by director Jon Favreau, who reprises his role as Hogan in this film).
S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) draws her Walther as she enters the control room.

Hammer Drone Weaponry

Hammer presents his drone samples to the world at the Stark Expo. Four types of drones are displayed, one for each branch of the US Military with its own distinctive weaponry.

Army Drone (M242 Bushmaster chaingun and Milkor MGL)

In addition to the Milkor MGL mounted on to the right arm, the Army version of the Hammer drone is seen armed with a large single barrel cannon, which according to director Jon Favreau's audio commentary, is based off the 25mm M242 Bushmaster chaingun. However during the Extended Cut of the film, the close up of the Army version of Hammer drone labels the cannon as a "Shoulder Mounted .50 Caliber Machine gun" but does not list which model of machine gun. This could be an error or miscommunication between the Director and video editors, or perhaps the gun is a .50 Caliber machine gun modeled after M242 Bushmaster. (Which makes sense because the Real life M242 is considerably larger than what the film uses.) In the film the shoulder mounted cannon behaves more like the m242 bushmaster and even ejects large spent cartridges.


M242 Bushmaster chaingun - 25mm
The Army Drone prepares to fire its chaingun.
Close up of the Army Drone labels the cannon "Shoulder Mounted.50 Caliber Machine gun"
The Army Drone in the middle prepares to fire the Milkor mounted on its right arm.
A close up feature during the extended cut of the film confirms that the Army drone has a Milkor MGL equipped in its right arm. Also note the markings on the arm, which state that this drone belongs to the 172nd Infantry Brigade.

Navy Drone(FIM-92A Stinger)

In the extended cut of the film, a close up of the Navy drone reveals that the shoulder mounted missile launchers are FIM-92A Stingers. Each shoulder pod carries 6 missiles in addition to 3 missile mounted in a pod on each arm totalling 18 Stinger missiles. With an armament like that, the Navy Drone is a formidable air defence platform.

Navy Drones fire their missile launchers in the final battle at Stark Expo.
Close of Navy Drone shoulder mounted FIM-92a Stingers

Air Force Drone

The Air Force Drone is armed with wrist mounted cannons and a shoulder mounted machine gun.

The Air Force Drone fires its wrist mounted cannons at a Stark Expo sign that got in its way while it was flying after Iron Man.
The other Air Force Drones are seen firing their shoulder mounted cannons at Iron Man during the aerial chase in the film's climax.

Marine Drone

The Marine Drone is armed with wrist cannons.

The camo-painted drone on the right fires its wrist cannons.

See Also

Films Iron Man Iron Man (2008)  •  Iron Man 2 (2010)  •  Iron Man 3 (2013)
Thor Thor (2011)  •  Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Captain America Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)  •  Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Hulk The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Avengers The Avengers (2012)  •  Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Television S.H.I.E.L.D. Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013-)




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