Two suspected firearms have been recovered and two men arrested following a proactive operation on Monday evening, 19 September.
Officers from the Specialist Firearms Command, working with detectives from the Trident and Area Crime Command carried out an intelligence led stop on a car on A12, near the junction with Trego Road, E9.
Two suspected firearms both handguns were recovered.
Two men in the car aged 26 and 21 were arrested on suspicion of possession of firearms with intent to endanger life. Both have been taken into custody at a south London police station.
Enquiries by Trident detectives continue.