The Yellow Birds is a 2018 Iraq War drama that was adapted from the novel of the same name written by Iraq War veteran Kevin Powers. The film stars Tye Sheridan, Alden Ehrenreich, Toni Collette, Jason Patric, Jack Huston and Jennifer Aniston.
The following weapons were used in the film The Yellow Birds:
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The M4A1 carbine is carried by several US Army soldiers including John Bartle (Alden Ehrenreich), Daniel Murphy (Tye Sheridan) and Sergeant Sterling (Jack Huston).
Colt M4A1 SOPMOD with Aimpoint CompM2 reflex optic, Knight's Armament RAS railed handguard and vertical forward grip - 5.56x45mm
Sergeant Sterling (Jack Huston
) holds his M4A1 while under fire.
Insurgents are armed with AKM rifles.
Insurgent with his rifle.
Another weapon used by US Army soldiers is the M249 SAW.
M249 SAW 5.56x45mm - paratrooper version with RIS and 200 round ammo drum
The M249 SAW is held by US soldier.
The M249 SAW is used during the battle.
M240B Machine Gun
An M240 GPMG is seen used by Sergeant Sterling (Jack Huston).
M240B with newer style lower handguard (designed to attach RIS rails via hex nut) - 7.62x51mm NATO.
Browning M2HB Heavy Machine Gun
Some US Army humvees and M113 Armored Personnel Carriers are armed with Browning M2HB heavy machine guns.
Browning M2HB heavy machine gun .50 BMG in vehicle mount
A Browning M2 is mounted on the M113 APC.
A Browning M2 is fired from the APC during a night op.
Sterling also uses a Beretta 92FS.
The RPG-7 also are used by insurgent forces.
An insurgent holds the RPG.
M203 Grenade Launcher
An M203 Grenade Launcher is seen mounted beneath an M4A1.
M203 grenade launcher - 40x46mm. The original M203, intended for attachment to full length M16s and to carbines with a barrel step. This M203 example has its forward barrel clamp removed.
The M203 is seen on the far right.
An M4A1 with the M203 is seen in the center.