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Man of Steel

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Man of Steel
Teaser Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Directed by Zack Snyder
Release Date 2013
Language English
Studio Warner Brothers
Legendary Pictures
DC Entertainment
Distributor Warner Brothers
Main Cast
Character Actor
Clark Kent / Superman Henry Cavill
Lois Lane Amy Adams
General Zod Michael Shannon
Jor-El Russell Crowe
Martha Kent Diane Lane
Jonathan Kent Kevin Costner
Perry White Laurence Fishburne
Faora-Ul Antje Traue
Colonel Nathan Hardy Christopher Meloni
Calvin Swanwick Harry Lennix

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 what is now known as the DC Extended Universe, which includes Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, Wonder Woman, Justice League, Aquaman, and Shazam!.

The following weapons were used in the film Man of Steel:


Beretta 92FS

Beretta 92FSs are carried by various US 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.

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
Lieutenant General Swanwick (Harry Lennix) has a holstered Beretta 92FS on his right hip during his first encounter with Faora-Ul (Antje Traue).
Colonel Nathan Hardy (Christopher Meloni) 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.

Submachine Guns

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 the MP5K at Faora-Ul.


M4A1 Carbine

US troops, FBI HRT members, and Special Forces soldiers are seen armed with M4A1 Carbines.

M4A1 Carbine - 5.56x45mm
An FBI HRT agent with an M4A1 Carbine pointed at Lois Lane (Amy Adams).
A US soldier aims his M4A1 at Superman.
US soldiers and airmen who confront Superman are armed with M4A1s.
Faora-Ul faces a US Army Ranger armed with an M4A1 Carbine.
US Army Rangers aim their M4A1 Carbines as they approach a vehicle wreckage.

Mk 18 Mod 0

While escorting Superman (Henry Cavill), a USAF Pararescueman is seen with a suppressed Mk 18 Mod 0.

Colt Mk 18 Mod 0 with 4-position stock and RIS handguard - 5.56x45mm
The PJ on the left holds the suppressed Mk 18.


Several US soldiers and USAF airmen can be seen with M16A2 rifles when Superman (Henry Cavill) approaches a US Air Force base for his detainment.

M16A2 - 5.56x45mm
On the left, a USAF airman takes aim at Superman with an M16A2.

Machine Guns

M249 SAW

US troops can be seen with M249 SAW machine guns.

M249 SAW with railed feed tray - 5.56x45mm
A USAF airman is armed with an M249 machine gun.

M249 Para

A USAF Parajumper is seen firing an M249 Para from a helicopter at a Kryptonian soldier. A Special Forces soldier is seen firing another at Faora-Ul inside the C-17.

M249 Para with Rapid Fielding Initiative telescoping stock, short barrel, heat shield, RIS handguard, Picatinny rail, ACOG scope, and 100-round cloth ammo bag - 5.56x45mm
A USAF parajumper fires an M249 Para machine gun at a Kryptonian soldier.
The US Special Forces soldier in the background fires an M249 Para at Faora-Ul.

Browning M2HB

The Browning M2HB heavy machine gun is mounted on Humvees and M1 Abrams tanks.

Browning M2HB - .50 BMG
The Browning M2HB heavy machine gun is mounted on an M1 Abrams tank.
The Browning M2HB heavy machine gun is mounted on an M1 Abrams tank.
An M1 Abrams crewman mans a Browning M2HB during Superman's arrival at an Air Force military base.

FN M240D

The M240D machine gun is mounted on M1 Abrams tanks.

M240D - 7.62x51mm NATO
An M240D machine gun is mounted on the right side on M1 Abrams tank turret.

Grenade Launchers

M203A1 Grenade Launcher

One of the US Army Rangers is armed with an M4A1 Carbine fitted with an M203A1 Grenade Launcher.

M203A1 Grenade Launcher - 40x46mm
One of the soldiers is armed with an M4A1 Carbine fitted with an M203A1 grenade launcher.

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 US Special Forces soldier fires a Milkor Mark 14 at Faora-Ul. Firing such a weapon aboard a jet aircraft doesn't seem like a particularly smart move.

Other Weapons


One of the Rangers carries an M26 MASS shotgun attached to an M4A1 Carbine.

M4A1 Carbine with M26 MASS - 5.56x45mm / 12 Gauge
One of the Rangers carries an M26 MASS shotgun attached to an M4A1 Carbine.

M242 Bushmaster Chaingun

An M2 Bradley armed with an M242 Bushmaster chaingun is also seen in the film.

M242 Bushmaster chaingun - 25x137mm
The M2 Bradley armed with an M242 Bushmaster chaingun.
The M2 Bradley armed with an M242 Bushmaster chaingun confronts Superman.
On the left, an M2 Bradley armed with an M242 Bushmaster chaingun confronts Superman.

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 town street.

GE M134D Minigun

Pylon-mounted GE M134D Miniguns alongside 2.75 rockets are seen as the armament of the AH-6 "Little Bird" helicopters during the battle in Smallville.

Dillon Aero M134 Minigun with flash-suppressor - 7.62x51mm NATO
An AH-6 "Little Bird" armed with the GE M134D Minigun as it approaches Smallville.
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 are armed with General Dynamics GAU-22/As during the final battle in Metropolis.

General Dynamics GAU-22/A - 25x137mm
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 Kryptonians' "world engine".

M136 AT4

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 on 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 Bradley IFV - 152mm
An M2 Bradley with the twin-tube TOW launcher in firing position on the left side of the turret.

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