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Man of Steel is the 2013 feature film adaptation of the DC Comics superhero. The film was directed by Zack Snyder (Watchmen) and produced by Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight trilogy). The film, which is a reboot, stars Henry Cavill as Superman, Russell Crowe as Jor-El, Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent, and Michael Shannon as General Zod. The film marked the beginning of the DC Cinematic Universe, which includes 2016's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
The following weapons were used in the film Man of Steel:
Beretta 92FSs are carried by various U.S. troops in holsters. Colonel Nathan Hardy (Christopher Meloni) uses one during the battle in Smallville. A pilot aboard a C-17 Globemaster also uses a Beretta.
Lieutenant General Swanwick (Harry Lennix
) has a holstered Beretta 92FS on his right hip during his first encounter with Faora-Ul.
Colonel Hardy persistently fires his Beretta 92FS to no avail at General Zod's subcommander Faora-Ul (Antje Traue).
Colonel Hardy's Beretta 92FS locks empty.
A USAF pilot fires his Beretta 92FS at Faora-Ul before receiving a swift snap to the neck.
Heckler & Koch MP5K
A Heckler & Koch MP5K is taken from a dead pilot and used by Col. Nathan Hardy (Christopher Meloni) during the battle in Smallville, Kansas.
Heckler & Koch MP5K - 9x19mm
Colonel Hardy fires his MP5K at Faora-Ul.
US troops, FBI HRT members, and Special Forces soldiers are seen armed with M4A1 carbines.
An FBI HRT agent with an M4A1 carbine pointed at Lois Lane.
A U.S. Army soldier aims his M4A1 at Superman.
While escorting Superman (Henry Cavill
), USAF parajumpers are seen armed with M4A1
Soldiers and Airmen who confront Superman are armed with M4A1s.
Faora-Ul faces a U.S. Army Ranger armed with an M4A1 carbine.
U.S. Army Rangers aim their M4A1
carbines as they approach a vehicle wreckage.
Several US soldiers and USAF airmen can be seen with M16A2 rifles when Superman (Henry Cavill) approaches a U.S. Air Force base for his detainment.
On the left, a USAF airman takes aim at Superman with an M16A2.
US troops can be seen with M249 machine guns.
M249 SAW with railed feed tray - 5.56x45mm
A USAF airman is armed with an M249
A USAF parajumper fires an M249
machine gun at a Kryptonian soldier.
The Browning M2HB heavy machine gun is mounted on Humvees and M1 Abrams tanks in the film.
The Browning M2HB
heavy machine gun is mounted on M1 Abrams tanks in the film.
The Browning M2HB
heavy machine gun is mounted on an M1 Abrams tank.
A M1 Abrams crewman mans a Browning M2HB during Superman's arrival at an Air Force military base.
The M240D machine gun is mounted on M1 Abrams tanks in the film.
machine gun is mounted on the right side on M1 Abrams tank turret.
M203A1 Grenade Launcher
One of the US Army Rangers is armed with an M4A1 fitted with an M203A1 Grenade Launcher.
M203A1 Grenade Launcher - 40x46mm
Milkor Mark 14
A Special Forces soldier fires a Milkor Mark 14 grenade launcher during the final battle in Metropolis.
Milkor Mark 14 in desert tan finish fitted with Armson OEG reflex sight - 40x46mm
A U.S. Special Forces operative uses a Milkor Mark 14 at Faora-Ul. Firing such a weapon aboard a jet aircraft doesn't seem like a particularly smart move.
One of the Rangers carries an M26 MASS shotgun attached to a M4A1 carbine.
M4A1 carbine 5.56x45mm with M26 MASS - 12 gauge
M242 Bushmaster Chaingun
An M2 Bradley armed with an M242 Bushmaster chaingun is also seen in the film.
M242 Bushmaster chaingun - 25mm
General Electric GAU-8/A Avenger
A-10 Thunderbolt II ground attack fighters appear with integral General Electric GAU-8/A Avenger cannons during the battle in Smallville.
General Electric GAU-8/A Avenger - 30x173mm
The A-10 is also armed with AGM-65 Maverick air-to-surface missiles and AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles.
An A-10 about to make a strafing run with its GAU-8/A Avenger.
A forward facing view of the Avenger making a strafing run on a city street.
GE M134D Minigun
Pylon-mounted GE M134D Miniguns alongside 2.75 rockets, are seen as the armament of by the AH-6 "Little Birds" during the battle in Smallville.
General Dynamics GAU-17/A, US Air Force version of the M134 Minigun. The US Army uses a similarly-configured minigun for its helicopters, but do not utilize the GAU designation.
An AH-6 "Little Bird" firing its GE M134D Minigun
at Superman, Faora-Ul, and a Kryptonian soldier.
General Dynamics GAU-22/A
The F-35 Lightning IIs in the film are armed with GAU-22/As during the final battle in Metropolis.
General Dynamics GAU-22/A - 25mm
F-35 Lightning IIs in formation as they approach Metropolis.
An F-35 Lightning II is suddenly pushed downwards by the immense gravitational force of the Kryptonian's "world engine".
An M136 AT4 rocket launcher is carried by a US Army Ranger during the battle of Smallville.
M136 AT4 Anti-Tank rocket launcher - 84mm
An M136 AT4 can be seen on the back of the US Army Ranger to the left.
In addition to the Bushmaster chaingun, the M2 Bradley IFVs are armed with twin tube BGM-71 TOW launchers mounted on the side of the turret.
BGM-71 TOW mounted on M220 tripod - 152mm
An M2 Bradley with the twin TOW launcher in firing position on the left side of the turret.