The Defenders is the Netflix miniseries adaptation of the Marvel superhero comic book series of the same name. Set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the series unites four of Marvel's "street-level" heroes: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, who all had been previously introduced in their own Netflix original standalone series. The cast includes Sigourney Weaver in addition to returning cast members Rosario Dawson, Jessica Henwick, and Simone Missick. The miniseries was released on the streaming service in its entirety on August 18, 2017.
On March 1st, 2022, all Marvel Originals shows including The Defenders were removed from Netflix and subsequently moved to Disney+.
The following weapons were used in the television series The Defenders:
Smith & Wesson M&P
The Smith & Wesson M&P pistol is carried by several members of "The Hand". Some of these pistols are loaded with tranquilizer darts.
Mossberg 500 Cruiser
SIG P556 SWAT / SG 550 hybrid
Several agents of "The Hand" are armed with the hybrid SIG rifles, which are SIG P556 SWAT pistols fitted to SIG SG 550 series lower receivers. These rifles were likely supplied by The Specialists Ltd armorers, who also supplied these custom weapons to such films and series as Person of Interest, Luke Cage, and Salt.
NYPD ESU teams are seen carrying M4A1s in "The Defenders" (S1E08).