Operation Red Sea
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Operation Red Sea (Chinese: 红海行动 ; pinyin: Hóng Hǎi Xíng Dòng) is a 2018 Chinese/Hong Kong action movie directed by Dante Lam, and is the thematic sequel to Operation Mekong. The film is loosely based on the March 2015 evacuation of Chinese nationals from the port of Aden during the Yemeni Civil War. The film is set in the fictional Middle Eastern country of Yewaire, where the People's Liberation Army Navy special forces unit Jiaolong Assault Team is tasked to evacuate Chinese nationals from the country following the outbreak of a civil war in the country. The movie is filmed in Morocco.The Royal Moroccan Gendarmerie provided several M60A3 MBT,T-72 MBT,SA-330 helicopter,UH-1 helicopter,C-130 cargo plane and numerous soldiers.
The M16A1 with A2 handguard is seen in the hands of loyalist soldiers, rebels, and Zaka terrorists.Two of M16A1s with the original triangular handgaurds are used by one of a loyalist soldier and also seen with one of a rebel soldier.
The M16A4 is seen used by loyalist soldiers and some elite Zaka terrorists.
SIG SG 551
The AK-47 is seen used by Somali pirates and some Zaka terrorists.
AKS-74U assault rifles are seen used by various characters.
Norinco Type 56
The Norinco Type 56 is seen used by Jiaolong assault team leader Yang Rui (Zhang Yi) and deputy team leader Xu Hong (Du Jiang). Yang Rui's rifle is customized a Trijicon T-1 red dot sight, Magpul stock, railed handguard, jungle-taped magazines, and a silencer.And Xu Hong's rifle is customized a Trijicon T-1 red dot sight, LMT stock, railed handguard, jungle-taped magazines, and a silencer.
Steyr AUG A1
FN SCAR-L CQC
The FN SCAR-L CQC is the main weapon used by the Jiaolong assault team. All of the rifles are fitted with holographic sights and silencers.
CZ 805 BREN
SIG SG 540
Zaka terrorists also use railed SIG SG 540 rifles.
The Colt M4A1 is used by some Zaka terrorists.
Colt M653 Carbine
The Colt M653 Carbine is also used by some Zaka terrorists.
At the beginning of the movie, some of the Jiaolong assault team members use Norinco QBZ-97 rifles. Some PLA Navy soldiers also use the rifle at Yewaire.
Some of the People's Armed Police gendarmerie personnel escorting the ambassadors are armed with Norinco QBZ-95s.
Czech Small Arms SA vz. 58 Compact
Xu Hong (Du Jiang) uses a Czech Small Arms SA vz. 58 Compact take out some Zaka terrorists late in the film.
TDI Vector submachine guns are used by two security contractors.
At least one of the Jiaolong assault team members uses a FN P90.
Heckler & Koch MP5A3
Heckler & Koch MP5A3 submachine guns are seen used by various characters.
Jianshe JS 9mm
The Jianshe JS 9mm is used by Jiaolong assault team members at the beginning of this movie.
Heckler & Koch G3A4
The Heckler & Koch G3A4 is seen used by elite Zaka terrorists and Jiaolong member Zhang Tiande. After Zhang Tiande is downed, Gu Shun uses Zhang's G3A4 as a sniper rifle.
FN SCAR-H CQC
The FN SCAR-H CQC is used by Lu Chen, the medic of the Jiaolong assault team.
FN FAL rifles are seen used by various characters.
The SVD Dragunov is used by a Zaka sniper.
Blaser R93 Tactical
The Blaser R93 Tactical is the main weapon of Gu Shun, the Jiaolong assault team replacement sniper.
The Browning Hi-Power is used by a Somali pirate and Zaka terrorists.
The Glock 17 is used by Yang Rui, fitted with an extended magazine, flashlight, and silencer.
The Glock 19 used by other Jiaolong assault team members, all of them fitted with flashlights and silencers.
One of the Zaka terrorists threatens a child with an MP-446C Viking.
The Norinco QSZ-92 is used by Jiaolong assault team members during the opening operation.
FN Minimi Para
The M60 machine gun is mounted on a loyalist Humvee.
The FN MAG is used by loyalist soldiers and Zaka terrorist.
The M1919A4 is mounted on a loyalist Land Rover Defender.
The MG3 is dual mounted on a technical.
The Browning M2HB is mounted on Humvees and techincals.
One of the Zaka terrorists holds an RPD in their video threat.
The PKM is used by a Zaka terrorist.
Norinco Hawk 982
The Norinco Hawk 982 is used by a guard at the Chinese cargo ship attacked by pirates in Somalia.
Remington 870 compact
The Remington 870 Compact is used by the Jiaolong assault team.
Mk 13 Mod 0
Some Jiaolong assault team members mount underbarrel Mk 13 Mod 0 grenade launchers on their FN SCAR-L CQC.
CZ 805 G1
A Jiaolong assault team member uses a CZ 805 G1 to fire smoke grenades.
RPG-7 rocket launchers are seen used by various characters.
Fake FIM-92 Stinger
Tong Xia (Jiang Luxia) grabs a mockup FIM-92 Stinger from a crate in C-130 cargo plane and uses it to shot down an rebel SA-330 helicopter. The prop seems to be referenced from multiple different launchers.
The rebel SA-330 helicopter is mounted with a GIAT M621 automatic cannon.