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Korean theatrical poster for Typhoon (2005).

Typhoon (Korean Title: 태풍/Taepung) is a 2005 Korean action film directed by Kwak Kyung-taek and starring Jang Dong-gun, Lee Jung-jae and Lee Mi-yeon.

The following weapons are seen in the film Typhoon:


Vis wz. 35

The Vis wz. 35 pistol is initially seen in the hands of a Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) agent guarding a valuable cargo in the introduction, and is later used by ROKN Lieutenant Kang Se-Jong (Jung-Jae Lee) in Russia.

Vis wz. 35 - 9x19mm
A Vis wz. 35 lies next to a fallen DIA agent.
Lieutenant Kang Se-Jong (Jung-Jae Lee) fires the Vis wz. 35 during a gun battle.
Kang chases after Sin (Dong-gun Jang) as he escapes.
Kang aims his Vis wz. 35.

Colt Detective Special (3rd generation)

Lt. Kang uses a third-generation Colt Detective Special to interrogate pirate warlord Peter in Bangkok.

Colt Detective Special 3rd Gen - .38 Special
Kang checks his revolver before confronting Peter.
The Colt Detective Special is pointed at Peter's driver.

Glock 17

Lt. Kang fires a Glock 17 while pursuing Sin (Dong-gun Jang) in Busan, South Korea. Later, ROKN UDT/SEAL commandos are shown equipping themselves with Glock 17s as they prepare to intercept Sin before he launches a terrorist attack on the Korean peninsula.

A Generation 2 Glock 17 - 9x19mm. This model added finger stepping and cuts to the backstrap of the frame to make it easier to hold than the Generation 1 model.
Kang fires his Glock.
A UDT/SEAL commando loads a Glock.

Beretta 92FS

In a continuity error, Kang's Glock turns into a Beretta 92FS when he gets into a car chase with Sin and the Russian mobsters that are assisting him.

Beretta 92FS - 9x19mm
Kang fires a Beretta through the windscreen of his car.
Kang points the Beretta 92FS.

Tokarev TT-33

Korean National Intelligence Service (NIS) agents at a safehouse in Vladivostok are somewhat curiously armed with Tokarev TT-33 pistols. Sin commandeers a suppressed Tokarev from one of the agents and uses it to escape their custody.

Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Tula Arsenal (Soviet Union) Note CCCP printing around the star on the plastic grips
A NIS agent looks for a sniper with a TT-33 in hand.
Sin fires a Tokarev at Kang. The suppressor is only loosely attached to the barrel.
Sin uses the Tokarev to shoot open a window.

Walther P38

A Chinese police commander uses a Walther P38 in a flashback.

Walther P38 pistol (manufactured at the Mauser Factory) - World War II dated - 9x19mm
The police commander holds a Walther P38.

Submachine Guns


Peter's guards at his compound are all armed with Uzi submachine guns.

IMI Uzi with buttstock collapsed - 9x19mm
A guard at the gate holds an Uzi.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3

Lt. Kang and UDT/SEAL commandos use the Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with laser pointers and Surefire forends during the finale.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3 with Surefire 628 dedicated forend weaponlight and safe-semi-two round burst trigger group - 9x19mm
A UDT/SEAL commando takes cover.
A commando returns fire with a MP5.
Kang searches the corridors of Sin's ship with a MP5A3.


M4A1 Carbine

A DIA agent fires a M4A1 carbine with an ACOG sight in the introduction.

Colt M4A1 Carbine - 5.56x45mm
The DIA agent takes aim.
Another angle of the same shot.
The agent opens fire.

Norinco Type 56-1

Sin and his pirate band use Norinco Type 56-1 rifles when they seize the cargo ship that the DIA is protecting. Type 56-1s are also used by Toto (Chatthapong Pantanaunkul) and other pirates in the finale.

Norinco Type 56-1 (under-folding stock variant) - 7.62x39mm
Shin and Somchai (David Lee McInnis) enter the bridge of the DIA ship after seizing it.
Pirates massacre the crew of the DIA ship with Type 56-1s.

Norinco Type 56

Chinese police carry Norinco Type 56 rifles in a flashback sequence. In the final battle between the UDT/SEAL team and Sin's pirates, Somchai (David Lee McInnis) uses a modified Type 56 with a sniper scope to shoot at the commandos.

Norinco Type 56 (Imported into the U.S. as the Norinco AKS-47 or AKS-47 Sporter) - 7.62x39mm.
Norinco Type 56, early model with milled receiver and under-folding bayonet ("pig sticker") which was standard on PLA-issue Type 56s - 7.62x39mm
A Chinese police officer aims a Norinco Type 56 with an AKM slanted muzzle brake.
Another officer opens fire.
Somchai fires a modified Type 56 with a rail mount, sniper scope and a shorter 10-round magazine.
Somchai cocks the Type 56 after firing it, like a bolt-action rifle. Presumably this is done for dramatic effect.


Various guards in the Russian city of Ussuriysk hold AK-74 rifles.

AK-74M - 5.45x39mm
A guard stands outside of Russian mobster Vassily's nuclear storage site.
Russian mobsters hold AK-74Ms.


Other Russian guards can be seen with the AKS-74.

AKS-74 - 5.45x39mm
The mobster to the right holds an AKS-74.
Kang and a NIS agent speak to a guard with an AKS-74.


Toto uses an AKS-74U with a suppressor and an RPK-74 45-round magazine to cover Sin during his escape from the NIS safehouse.

AKS-74U - 5.45x39mm
Toto fires an AKS-74U wildly through the window.

SVD Dragunov

A suppressed SVD Dragunov is used by Somchai to shoot several NIS agents while Sin is escaping.

SVD Dragunov sniper rifle - 7.62x54mm R
Somchai fires a SVD with a suppressor.
A close-up of the SVD's PSO-1 scope.

Heckler & Koch HK33KA3

UDT/SEAL commandos use Heckler & Koch HK33KA3 rifles alongside the MP5A3s in the finale.

Heckler & Koch HK33KA3 - 5.56x45mm
A commando aims a HK33 as the UDT/SEAL team prepares to board.
A commando fires a HK33KA3.

Romanian PM. md. 65

A few pirates in the finale appear to be using Romanian PM. md. 65 rifles, distinguishable by their foregrips, open sights and underfolding stocks.

PM.md.65 - 7.62x43mm.
A pirate with a PM. md. 65 is cut down by the commandos.
A pirate fires a PM. md. 65.


Toto dual-wields an AKMSU and a Norinco Type 56 while attempting to kill Lt. Kang in the finale.

AKMSU Krinkov - 7.62x39mm.
Toto empties his AKMSU at Kang as he enters the engine room.


M79 Grenade Launcher

UDT/SEAL commandos use M79 grenade launchers to launch smoke grenades as a diversion.

M79 grenade launcher - 40x46mm
A commando on the left fires an M79.
Two commandos fire M79s.

DefTech 37mm launcher

The commandos also use the DefTech 37mm Launcher to launch smoke grenades.

Defense Technologies/Federal Laboratories launcher 37mm with fixed stock
Commandos shoot smoke grenades from a DefTech 37mm launcher.


During the final battle, a UDT/SEAL commando uses a M72 LAW to destroy the bridge of Sin's ship.

M72A2 LAW - 66mm
A commando extends a M72 LAW launcher.
The commando fires the LAW.

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