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Weapon And Tech Details Fans Noticed In The 'Iron Man' Movies

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Of all the heroes and villains in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there's no one more immersed in technology and weaponry than Tony Stark. From his revolutionary arc reactor to the Mark series of Iron Man suits that transform him from eccentric billionaire to high-powered member of the Avengers, Tony never ceases to wow us with his inventions. Beyond the things we're already familiar with, however, fans online have spotted some weapon and tech details you may have missed. For example, in Iron Man 2, when War Machine's suit malfunctions, its HUD display starts translating everything into Russian. In Iron Man 3, Tony unveils an Iron Man suit has a homing ability. When he summons the faceplate, though, you'll notice that the impact splits his lip. Some of these little details even take some specialized knowledge! In Iron Man, the firmware downloader Tony uses for the Mark 1 is actually from a LEGO controller.

Check out his list of weapon and combat details from the Iron Man movies, and don't forget to vote up your favorites!

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    The Faceplate On Tony's Homing Suit Splits His Lip

    From Redditor u/TheImminentFate:

    In Iron Man 3, Tony's faceplate hits him hard enough to cause a split lip when he's experimenting with his new homing suit.

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    Vanko's Arc Reactor Has A Lower Energy Output Than Tony's

    From Redditor u/rishinator:

    In Iron Man 2, Stark criticizes the design of Vanko's Arc Reactor, he says Hz are a little low and it's not very efficient. You can see that when he analyzes Vanko's reacter that the energy output is 1.81 GJ/sec whereas the reacter Tony developed in a cave with a bunch of scraps could output 5 GJ/s.

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    Tony Asks J.A.R.V.I.S. To Search For Other Marvel Tech

    From Redditor u/minibogstar:

    In Iron Man 2, after rediscovering a new element hidden by his father, he asks to search the Oracle Grid for projects from Pegasus, Exodus, and Goliath. Pegasus: light speed engine (Captain Marvel), Exodus: research on human mutants (X-men), Goliath: experimented with Pym Particles (Ant Man).

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    Tony's Mark I Display Is A Reconstruction

    From Redditor u/cetejada10:

    In Iron Man 2, we see the MARK I labeled as a reconstruction because the original was never recovered by Stark.

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