|M-60A3 main battle tank (US Army)
Acquired as a transfer of equipment from Camp Roberts, our M60A was trucked in on 30 May 2003 and placed on a specially-prepared reinforced concrete pad.
|M-60 tank turret Training (US Army)
Our turret is a M-60 training turret used to show new tankers how the crew would work inside the turret. The trainees would watch or observe from outside as a trained crew would operate the gun. This is why the holes are cut into the side of the turret.
|M-901 ITV anti-tank vehicle (USA)
The M901 ITV (Improved TOW Vehicle) is a United States Army armored vehicle designed to carry a dual M220 TOW launcher. It is based on the ubiquitous M113 Armored Personnel Carrier chassis.
|FV 603 Saracen Armored Personnel Carrier (British)
The FV 603 Saracen was a six-wheeled armoured personnel carrier built by Alvis and used by the British army that became a recognisable vehicle as a result of its part in the policing of Northern Ireland.
|M274 Mechanical Mule with 105 mm Recoilless Rifle
The M274 Mule was introduced in 1956 to supplement both the 1/4 ton trucks ("Jeeps") and 3/4 ton trucks (Weapons Carrier Series and M37 series) in airborne and infantry battalions.
|M2 Quad 50 Caliber Machine Gun
A heavy machine gun designed towards the end of World War I by John Browning. It is very similar in design to Browning's earlier M1919 Browning machine gun, yet the M2 uses the larger and more powerful .50 BMG cartridge, which was named for the gun itself (BMG standing for Browning Machine Gun). The M2 has been referred to as "Ma Deuce," or "the fifty" in reference to its caliber.
|Bofors, Anti-Aircraft Gun.
The name Bofors is strongly associated with a 40 mm anti-aircraft gun used by both sides during World War II. This automatic cannon is often simply called the Bofors gun and saw service on both land and sea. It became so widely known that anti-aircraft guns in general were often referred to as Bofors guns.
|Munitions. What is a military museum without a munitions display? At Estrella Warbirds Museum, you will find one person's extensive private collection of munitions from World War II shells through Viet Nam conflicts. In addition you will find several collections of military rifles and hand guns from the 1850's going forward.|