BLACK HAWK DOWN - GUNS!

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Black Hawk Down is the 2001 feature film adaptation of the non-fiction Mark Bowden book that recounted the events surrounding the ill-fated US mission to capture a Somali warlord in 1993. Directed by Ridley Scott, the film was notable for its depiction of

  • Colt 1911/1991 Government

    • Delta Force SFC Sanderson (William Fichtner) fires his M1911A1 during the "Mogadishu Mile". Note the ambidextrous thumb safety.Delta Force SFC Sanderson (William Fichtner) fires his M1911A1 during the "Mogadishu Mile". Note the ambidextrous thumb safety.
    • Despite being wounded, SFC Shughart continues to fire his M1911A1.Despite being wounded, SFC Shughart continues to fire his M1911A1.
    • Delta Force MSG Wex (Kim Coates) shows the Rangers what a .45 can do.Delta Force MSG Wex (Kim Coates) shows the Rangers what a .45 can do.
  • Century AK63D

    • Somali militiamen running with AK rifles.Somali militiamen running with AK rifles.
    • A "Skinny" dies firing his AKA "Skinny" dies firing his AK
    • A round from this AK causes the first KIA of the operation, SGT Dominic Pilla.A round from this AK causes the first KIA of the operation, SGT Dominic Pilla.
  • Colt ACC-M (Advanced Colt Carbine Monolithic)

    • SFC Sanderson (William Fichtner) with a carbine.SFC Sanderson (William Fichtner) with a carbine.
    • SSG Daniel Busch (Richard Tyson) with a Colt carbine equipped with a M68 reflex sight. A Surefire flashlight pressure switch is taped to the carbine's handguard.SSG Daniel Busch (Richard Tyson) with a Colt carbine equipped with a M68 reflex sight. A Surefire flashlight pressure switch is taped to the carbine's handguard.
    • SFC Kurt "Doc" Schmid (Hugh Dancy) holds his carbine as he rushes to an injured Ranger. Note the 100mph tape (Military duct tape) on the magazine, this is done to make the smooth mags easier to grasp and pull out of a pouch, this film being one of the first to depict this practice.SFC Kurt "Doc" Schmid (Hugh Dancy) holds his carbine as he rushes to an injured Ranger. Note the 100mph tape (Military duct tape) on the magazine, this is done to make the smooth mags easier to grasp and pull out of a pouch, this film being one of the first to depict this practice.
  • Colt LE6946

    • MSG Gordon with his carbine.MSG Gordon with his carbine.
    • An operator carries his carbine as he moves down a street.An operator carries his carbine as he moves down a street.
    • CPT Steele fires his carbine.CPT Steele fires his carbine.
    • SSG Eversmann (Josh Hartnett) leads his Ranger team, many armed with M16A2s.SSG Eversmann (Josh Hartnett) leads his Ranger team, many armed with M16A2s.
    • SSG Eversmann firing his M16A2 at Somali militia as the Rangers make their way to the first Black Hawk crash site.SSG Eversmann firing his M16A2 at Somali militia as the Rangers make their way to the first Black Hawk crash site.
    • SGT Mike Goodale (Carmine Giovinazzo) fires his M16A2 while making his way to the first Black Hawk crash site.SGT Mike Goodale (Carmine Giovinazzo) fires his M16A2 while making his way to the first Black Hawk crash site.
  • Ruger Mini-14 Tactical

    • SFC Shughart covers the second crash site.SFC Shughart covers the second crash site.
    • SFC Shughart fires his M14.SFC Shughart fires his M14.
    • SFC Shughart fires his M14 in defense of the second crash site.SFC Shughart fires his M14 in defense of the second crash site.

Comments on Black Hawk Down - Guns!

  • Glocked2013lm,

    British government to cheap to purchase aPPK/S, or evenPP .32acp, that’s why we have to bail out the empire that the sun never sets on!

  • Glocked2013lm,

    Even Spectre has better taste in guns, they jumped a couple of generations!

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