* BackedByThePentagon: Among other things, filming at Navy training facilities, support from Navy aircraft and ships, including a submarine, and active-duty Navy [=SEALs=] playing the main characters. Interestingly, the Navy claims that no taxpayer money was used, as the combat scenes were filmed during scheduled training exercises.
* BreakawayPopHit: "For You" by Music/KeithUrban.
* HeyItsThatGuy: [[{{Downplayed}} Sort of]]. Chief Dave kind of looks like [[{{VideoGame/inFamous}} Cole]]. Abul Shabal has Cole's voice!