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Some of the mercenaries including Toombs and Eve Logan carry futuristic pistols. These pistols were Smith & Wesson K-frame pistols with a futuristic shell built over it.
The guards at the Crematoria pistol planet are armed with a futuristic "slug gun". These weapons were Calico M950 submachine guns with futuristic shells built over them.
Some of the mercenaries wield a shotgun-type weapon with two detachable barrels.
The AMR-B05 is a fully automatic Prawn weapon. The weapon works as an automatic or assault rifle. The tubes down the side each discharge an explosive burst of gas one after the other down the length of the barrel behind the projectile - a linear accelerator gun, like a rail gun but without the magnets.
Of course it would fire these all rapidly to get a high rate of fire. Christopher Johnson used this when he was storming the MNU building with Wikus to retrieve The Fluid. A weapon of this design is part of the onboard weaponry of the Exosuit.
A second variant of the weapon was also created by the props department, although it does not appear in the film other than as background in some shack scenes. According to published materials its functionality is identical to the standard version, but it carries an enlarged magazine and is for use by Exo Suits.
The AMR-B43 is a repulsor-type weapon, that stabilizes sound and projects it at desired enemies. Wikus used this weapon to defend himself from a group of Nigerians. It is sometimes referred to as the "Sonic Blaster".
The ARC Gun, also referred to as a Mulcher, is an extraterrestrial weapon, and as such only works in the hands of a non-human or Wikus. The weapon utilizes highly dangerous protonic current which has a high damage radius and damage capability.
Upon direct contact with a biological entity, one hit from the weapon causes the entity to superheat and explode in a violent, swift, and often messy manner. Although a direct hit is the most effective, even minor superficial damage from the weapon can yield fatal results such as horrible burns and even dismemberment.
Wikus used an ARC gun when he and Christopher infiltrated MNU headquarters to retrieve the fuel canister to power the drop ship. A weapon of similar design is also part of the onboard weaponry of the Exosuit. The ARC gun is called the AMR-B21 by MNU. An ARC gun prop was auctioned off on eBay.
The Lawgiver is a handgun featuring semi- and fully-automatic fire, manual and automatic focusing and targeting, plus an in-built computer capable of controlling its operation. It fires a range of speciality ammunition. An in-line gunsight shows the view directly down the barrel.
A Lawgiver can only be operated by its designated Judge owner, whose palm print is programmed into the gun's memory. Its appearance was altered dramatically in 1995, around the release of the Judge Dredd film.
During the freeway chase, one of the Twins opens fire on the protagonists with a Heckler & Koch UMP-45 fitted with a C-More red dot sight and an almost bottomless magazine. Showing no concern for innocents caught in the crossfire, he opens fire on a luckless Chevy Tahoe SUV that winds up between him and his target, causing it to flip and trigger a spectacular chain-reaction pileup.
The main weapon used by RoboCop is the "Auto 9". This is a Beretta 93R machine pistol which was heavily modified for the film, featuring a longer barrel with an enormous compensator/flash hider shaped like a casket, plastic grips, and a taller rear sight to match the raised front sight.
Typically, RoboCop fires this weapon in 3-round burst mode. The fictional stats of the weapon claim it has an implausibly huge 50-round magazine.
The Defender sporting blaster pistol was made by the Drearian Defense Conglomerate. The DDC Defender was a low-powered weapon, meant for civilian self-defense and small-game hunting. It was also a popular weapon for use in honor duels among the nobility. Compared to other blasters the Defender used very little tibana gas, instead relying on its small power pack to provide most of the energy for each shot.
This meant a number of limitations for the weapon: it's low-powered shots had a short range and could only kill a human with a direct hit, advanced components including enhanced galven circuitry, focusing coils and a galven ring in the emitter nozzle were needed to maintain each bolt's cohesion, and a power surge dampener and extended cooling coil sleeve were needed to protect its delicate components.
The BlasTech E-11 blaster rifle was a blaster rifle used during the time of the Galactic Republic, and manufactured by BlasTech Industries during the Galactic Civil War. It was the standard blaster rifle of the Imperial stormtroopers. A powerful, light and compact weapon, the E-11 was used widely through the galaxy.
Standard-issue for Imperial stormtroopers after the Declaration of a New Order, the E-11 could alternate between semiautomatic, fully automatic and pulse-fire settings, and was designed to use a variety of ammunition, including grenades, darts, and flares.
A computer enhanced scope compensated for dark, hazy, or smoky conditions, while a supplementary computer enabled the scope to display data specific to the weapon's current operating mode. The E-11's long barrel produced a tightly focused and very powerful particle beam, and had a maximum range of three hundred meters and an optimum range of one hundred meters.
In the future war between man and machine, SKYNET's endoskeleton forces wield deadly weapons designed to efficiently terminate human resistance targets. One of the most effective is the 40-Watt Phased Plasma Rifle, which fires superheated hydrogen compressed to a plasma state.
After targeting, a pilot laser in the weapon vaporizes a path through the atmosphere to the target a microsecond before the plasma bolt is produced. The rifle is capable of rate of fire superior to the common resistance weaponry, with minimal risk of overheating or weapon shutdown.
The bat'leth, or "sword of honor", was a traditional Klingon blade weapon. Resembling a crescent-shaped, two-ended scimitar, the bat'leth was wielded using three handholds along the outside edge of the blade. It was widely considered the most popular weapon among Klingon warriors.
According to Klingon mythology, the first bat'leth was forged by Kahless the Unforgettable in the 9th century. Kahless cut a lock of his hair and dropped it into the lava of the Kri'stak volcano, then plunged the burning lock into the Lake of Lusor and twisted it into a blade.
After forging the weapon, he used it to fight the tyrant Molor, and then gave it its name. This story was not recorded in public texts, but was passed down verbally by the Klingon clerics as a test of Kahless' return.
In the Outlander, the characters actually fight a battle with swords forged from the hull of a spaceship made from indestructable space material.
In he movie, the character Colwyn sets out to rescue Lyssa, but he must first find "the Glaive", an ancient, magical star-shaped weapon, which he retrieves from a high mountain cave.
It's engraved with an apparent model number, CP-351, but I have not been able to confirm if that's actually a model number, or simply a Police ID stamp.