Continuity mistake: James is searching for an IED planted in a street when a taxicab suddenly speeds through the road block, which stops in front of James. James approaches the front of the taxi with his pistol aimed at the driver, then walks around to the driver's side of the car. When the shot switches to behind James, he is back standing in front of the taxi.
Other mistake: In the opening scene when Thompson is walking down to retrieve the C4 to place on the IED there are several errors, first he is walking down the tracks then he starts looking around the area and you get his point of view at T:06:09 and he is off the tracks then back on at T:06:11. At T:07:19 as Thompson is about to pick up the trailer with the C4 you can see some tanks in the foreground which is inside the blast radius, as he gets to the IED T:08:00 there are no vehicles within 25 meters of him.ikre8kos4u
Audio problem: In the scene where James "forgot [his] gloves down there", the sound from the detonation just before that is incorrectly in sync with the explosion. Given that they are a distance away from the blast itself, what should happen is you see the blast first, then hear it say about a second or more later (based on the estimated distance). (00:48:50)
Continuity mistake: During the sniping scenes, a fresh magazine is handed from the spotter to the firer. The magazine is filled with empty cases at first. The next scene showing a close up of the mag shows it now with live rounds.
Visible crew/equipment: When James is walking in his EOD suit, a crew member and camera can be seen in the reflection of the top of his helmet. (02:05:30)
Revealing mistake: In the explosion of the opening scene it is apparent that cut scenes have been shot with several hours time difference because the sun has moved. This is best visible in the reflection of sun in the helmet and shadows of the vehicles in the background.
Guard at Liberty Gate: What were you doing out there?
Staff Sergeant William James: Visiting a whorehouse.
Guard at Liberty Gate: Okay. If I let you back in, will you tell me where it is exactly?