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In order to have sufficient air to breathe in underwater situations, the air is very highly pressurized (3000 psi on average). The first and second stage of the scuba regulator work to reduce the level of the pressure to the ambient level for the person using the air. In order to hold that high-pressure air, it's necessary that the container be made of ...


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There's a Post online exists similar to your question. How Tom Cruise Did That Insane Plane Stunt For Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation How did this stunt actually get done? The star and director Christopher McQuarrie have revealed all in a recent interview. The filmmaker explained, "While searching for different locations, the ...


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As a character The main problem is the existence of the movie myth that suppressors (often called "silencers") can kill all of the sound of a gun... in fact, they do not "silence" a gunshot. It "suppresses" the sound, meaning it reduces the sound but does not make it go away completely. An unsilenced gunshot is around 140 to 160 decibels -- that's in ...


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Firefighters use composite pressure tanks that are quite light, so there's no problem with finding non-metallic construction that will withstand SCUBA class pressures. No, the problem is with the "take it down with you" part. Those firefighter cylinders weight very little in air, but in water they will have negative weight. That is, they float. In fact, a ...


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Interesting article on it. The stunt first required Cruise to jump off a 120-foot ledge (the bottom was all CGI, but he really did the jump). Then, in an underwater set that was filled 20 feet high with water, Cruise had to hold his breath as he acted out the scene. Basically, he did all that scene underwater. It was mostly practical with some cgi ...


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Chief Atley is Ilsa Fausts handler - as such, it is he who gave her the mission. Your confusion comes from the fact that you believe Chief Atley is acting against his own interests, but he isn't. We find out shortly before the film's finale that the Syndicate was a secret organisation put together by Atley that would give the Prime Minister of the UK ...


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Non metallic circuits are possible, but mostly improbable in practical or consumer levels. It's relatively new. First part already has consumer usage. OLEDS, Organic Light Emitting Diodes are non metallic screen technology. Can be organic or polymer based. Second is ORBs, Organic Radical Batteries, or a newer tech/version, Organic Redux Flow Batteries. ...


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Was he the Secretary beforehand and was in on it from the start and helping them (Ethan and team) to pull out a bluff to go undercover? No. Wikipedia makes this clear. The whole IMF (which seems to be a fairly large organisation) was disbanded and incorporated into the CIA. CIA Director Alan Hunley and IMF Field Operations Director William Brandt ...


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In the beginning of the film, Alan (Alec Baldwin) talking to Senate about how the IMF missions were successful only because of some LUCK. In another scene, when Ethan goes underwater to plant the chip, he almost runs out of oxygen and is not able to think clearly. And (what it looked like) he randomly chooses one of the two identical chips and inserts it ...


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The building in Morocco is a power station. Beneath the power station was the secure underwater server. The building was not owned by the Syndicate. I believe it was actually owned by the government (Someone please correct me if I am mistaken).


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Of course there's no way that Cruise wasn't wearing a securing harness - it simply wouldn't make sense not to - so I'm quite sure he didn't need to maintain a grip on those hand-holds to prevent himself from falling to his death! Also, as others have said, the A400M will be able to take off at relatively low speeds since it's a STOL aircraft - the military ...


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I would say he knows how he can make sure Hunt does exactly what he wants. As we can see in the start of the movie, he kills the IMF agent at the record shop and Hunt chases him as he wanted. He didn't trust Ilsa but used her to send a message to Hunt. He knew that he can catch her again (and he does) even if he gave her the task to convince Hunt to unlock ...


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They were in a power station, and the water was flowing through a turbine. If you recall, when the "flood gates" at the top were opened, the water began circulating and Hunt had to start swimming against that current. The water would flow through the grate at the bottom of that chamber.


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It was entirely feasible for his purpose to bring nonmetal breathing devices: An empty plastic bottle to extend his breath -> A gallon A bottle of iodine to counter the buoyant force -> 17 ounces (or 500mL) The gallon of air would have given him enough strength to open the escape hatch. Of course, this would have rendered the plot less exciting. But to ...


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