Narcos tells the true-life story of the growth and spread of cocaine drug cartels across the globe and attendant efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict. It centers around the notorious Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar (Wagner Moura) and Steve Murphy (Holbrook), a DEA agent sent to Colombia on a U.S. mission to capture him and ultimately kill him.
Rise of a new empire.
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Many of the weapons carried by the Colombian forces throughout the series are seen with the 'Picatinny Rail' system in place of the carrying handles on their M-16s/M-4s. This series is set in the 1980s and the Picatinny Rail system was not adopted by US forces until the mid 90s. See more