Show/HideSearch Criteria: All Waymarks [show search options]
Additional Settings: all dates
Show/HideCategories [hide category]
Military Ground Equipment Displays
 allows ratings
Description:
We are recruiting all waymark members to list authentic and replica military ground equipment that have been setup as static displays. Your mission is to search for tanks, missle and mortar launchers, anti-aircraft guns, APCs, rail cars, transport vehicles, and more. Obtain coordinates for these items, take reconnaissance photos, and report back here with the information you have gained to make this operation successful.

 

Expanded Description:

Hundreds of Armies have developed millions of ground war fighting machines since 1900. Most of these have been lost to war damage, peace time demolition, and decay. However, several examples still remain and are on display across the world. Many people today still remember fighting and training in these machines during their service in the military. This group is for marking the display locations of this ground equipment no matter which branch of the service they belonged to. You can find these static displays at museums, next to armories, near veteran meeting halls, and in historic battle areas. Most locations are unknown to most people. Marking these locations will bring to light these areas that so many veterans like to visit and remember, and to bring back to life the memory of those who served for causes they firmly believed in.

Aircraft and missiles should be listed in the Static Aircraft Displays category.

Artillery, Howitzers, and cannons should be placed in the Static Artillery Displays category)

Instructions for Posting a Military Ground Equipment Displays Waymark:

These items must have had a primary use in the military. Each item listed is required to have at least one photo. Additional photos are requested to show any identification markings, special design features, nearby plaques, etc.

It can be equipment with war fighting or support functions such as:
- Tanks
- Missile launchers
- Mortar launchers
- Anti aircraft guns
- Machine guns
- Projectiles
- Humvees
- Attack vehicles
- Armored Personnel Carriers
- Supply trucks
- Jeeps
- Rail cars/engines
- Bulldozer equipment
- Communications
- Experimental items
- Bombs
- Search Lights
- Military junk yards
- And more...

Aircraft and missiles are to be listed in the Static Aircraft Displays category. However, the missile launcher attached to the missile can be listed here.

As of May 2008 this category is no longer accepting artillery, Howitzers, and cannon waymarks. However, it will accept artillery and Howitzers that are manufactured in the form of a self propelled vehicle that looks similar to a tank or truck.
Artillery, Howitzers, and cannons are to be listed in the Static Artillery Displays category.

Naming:
The title of the equipment you mark must include the name of the equipment, model of equipment if known, and location such as city and state/province.

Description:
Please include any information pertaining to the equipment such as:
1. Make
2. Model
3. Country of origin
4. Location
5. Years of operation
6. Units assigned
7. Campaigns participated
8. Any significant achievements
9. And any additional info you can provide

If you find non-waymarked equipment that you do not have any information about, we still would like for it to be marked. Please conduct some research and post it in your description. If for some reason you cannot find any information about it, go ahead and still submit it with the info you have and request in the description for other group members to help provide any info. We will then consider it for approval. You may be required to add details about it later as you receive information from other visiting waymarkers.

Do not mark equipment in restricted areas and/or areas that will cause security concerns. Current service members, dependents, and retirees can mark equipment on military installations in unrestricted areas, but please be aware that many civilians will not be allowed to visit these areas. In your descriptions, include if the item can or not be accessed by the general public.

The intention of this category is to gather locations and a history for each individual piece of military equipment on static display. There are some people who have a history with some of this equipment and can give more information about them when they log a visit. So if you encounter a military display which is showing multiple pieces of military equipment in one small area, then it is preferred each piece of equipment is marked individually. If you feel the display grouping should not be marked individually, please send us a note explaining the reasons why so we can better understand the circumstances.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:

1.) Only log the places you physically visit.
2.) Please submit a photo(s) taken by you of your visit to the location (non-copyrighted photos only). GPS photos are also accepted with the location in the background, and old vacation photos are accepted. If you are not able to provide a photo, then please describe your visit or give a story about the visit
3.) Please provide any additional information about the equipment you may have that is not listed in the waymark's description.

 

Category Settings:
  • Waymarks can be added to this category
  • New waymarks of this category are reviewed by the category group prior to being published
  • Category is visible in the directory
Variables:
  • Location restrictions
Show/HideWaymarks [hide waymarks]
Currently displaying Military Ground Equipment Displays

sorted by:

 
Total Records: 692 Page: 1 of 28 prev<<<[12345678910]>>>next
Image for M5 Light Tank - Plainfield, CTview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysM5 Light Tank - Plainfield, CT

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

M5 light tank located on the town green near the veterans memorial in Plainfield, CT

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member CTBruce

location: Connecticut

date approved: 10/14/2014

last visited: never

Image for T-34 - Hrodno, Belarusview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysT-34 - Hrodno, Belarus

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

This is a Soviet T-34, the main battle tank of the Red Army during the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Belarus

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

Image for T-34 - Minsk, Belarusview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysT-34 - Minsk, Belarus

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

This T-34 is on display on the top of a high plinth in the center of Minsk, capital city of Belarus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Belarus

date approved: 9/29/2014

last visited: never

Image for Armoured Personnel Carrier - Kamloops, BCview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysArmoured Personnel Carrier - Kamloops, BC

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

This personnel carrier decorates the entrance to J. R. Vicars Amroury, the home of the Rocky Mountain Rangers, a military regiment originally formed in 1885 to fight in the Northwest Rebellion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: never

Image for Le canon du musée-Stanbridge East-Québec,Canadaview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysLe canon du musée-Stanbridge East-Québec,Canada

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

Un très vieux canon ! A very old gun!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

Image for The Bren Gun Carrier - Thunder Bay (Ontario) Canadaview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysThe Bren Gun Carrier - Thunder Bay (Ontario) Canada

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

an armored carrier situated in a public park located in the town of Thunder Bay (Ontario) Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

Image for M60 Patton tank - Lebo, Ks.view gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysM60 Patton tank - Lebo, Ks.

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

This M60 Patton tank, painted in forest camouflage, is located in "Ye Olde City Park" 1/2 mile west of downtown Lebo on West Broadway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/10/2014

last visited: never

Image for Japanese M94 37mm Anti-Tank Gun - Lewiston, ILview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysJapanese M94 37mm Anti-Tank Gun - Lewiston, IL

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

Part of a World War memorial

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/5/2014

last visited: never

Image for Hotchkiss Mle 1914 - West Winfield, NYview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysHotchkiss Mle 1914 - West Winfield, NY

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

The Hotchkiss was Austria designed, but manufactured in France, Austria, and Belgium. Each country made minor changes to silhouette, but not the weapon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New York

date approved: 8/5/2014

last visited: never

Image for Anti-Aircraft Gun - Mounds, ILview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysAnti-Aircraft Gun - Mounds, IL

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

Part of veterans memorial display at a local VFW.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/5/2014

last visited: never

Image for M60 Patton Tank - VFW 8315 - Schertz, TXview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysM60 Patton Tank - VFW 8315 - Schertz, TX

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

An M60 Patton Tank from Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team 57

location: Texas

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: never

Image for Russischer Jagdpanzer Su 100 (Russian Su 100 Tank), Fürstenberg, Germanyview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysRussischer Jagdpanzer Su 100 (Russian Su 100 Tank), Fürstenberg, Germany

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

Russischer Panzer beim Eingang zur Gedenkstaette Ravensbrück.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member friesede

location: Brandenburg, Germany

date approved: 6/18/2014

last visited: never

Image for MGM-5 Corporal Guided Missile - West Union, ILview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysMGM-5 Corporal Guided Missile - West Union, IL

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

Unusual park display, but that is where this is

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/15/2014

last visited: never

Image for AMX-13 Leopoldsburgview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysAMX-13 Leopoldsburg

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

AMX-13

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team 11E

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 5/29/2014

last visited: never

Image for Leopard 1(BE) Leopoldsburgview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysLeopard 1(BE) Leopoldsburg

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

Leopard 1(BE) at Leopoldsburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team 11E

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 5/29/2014

last visited: never

Image for M2 Mortar - American Legion memorial - Pittsfield, ILview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysM2 Mortar - American Legion memorial - Pittsfield, IL

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

Veterans memorial on the front lawn of the local legion post.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/28/2014

last visited: never

Image for M60A3 Main Battle Tank - Rock Springs WYview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysM60A3 Main Battle Tank - Rock Springs WY

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

This tank is on display in Veterans Memorial Park in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: never

Image for Leopard AS1 Main Battle Tank, Two Wells, South Australiaview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysLeopard AS1 Main Battle Tank, Two Wells, South Australia

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

This Leopard tank is permanently on display in a park adjacent to the Two Wells War Memorial

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/27/2014

last visited: 8/19/2014

Image for Type T-59 - Vientiene, Laosview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysType T-59 - Vientiene, Laos

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

This tank can be seen in the Laos Army Museum in Vientiene.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Laos

date approved: 4/19/2014

last visited: never

Image for Leonardo da Vinci Weapons of War and Invention Displayview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysLeonardo da Vinci Weapons of War and Invention Display

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

A small outside display of medieval weapons outside the General Patton Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member toponym

location: California

date approved: 4/18/2014

last visited: never

Image for Oshkosh P-4 Crash Rescue Fire Truck- Palmdale, Californiaview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysOshkosh P-4 Crash Rescue Fire Truck- Palmdale, California

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

P-4 Oshkosh Crash Rescue Fire Truck - Palmdale, California, USA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member calgriz

location: California

date approved: 4/9/2014

last visited: 3/14/2014

Image for GMC DUKW or "Duck"- Lake Isabella, Californiaview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysGMC DUKW or "Duck"- Lake Isabella, California

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

The General Motor's DUKW or "Duck" was one of the vital iconic amphibious vehicle vehicles of WW2.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member calgriz

location: California

date approved: 3/28/2014

last visited: 3/31/2005

Image for M-47 "Patton" Battle Tank, Lake Isabella, Californiaview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysM-47 "Patton" Battle Tank, Lake Isabella, California

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

M47 Patton, a tank model in service from 1952 through 1959 with the U.S. Army, and through the mid-1990s in foreign service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member calgriz

location: California

date approved: 3/27/2014

last visited: 3/31/2005

Image for U.S. Army Experimental Tank - Weirton, West Virginia.view gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysU.S. Army Experimental Tank - Weirton, West Virginia.

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

Experimental tank on display at the Brooke-Hancock County Veterans Memorial Park in Weirton, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/15/2014

last visited: never

Image for BRDM-2 - Sevastopol, Ukraineview gallery
Log it!

Military Ground Equipment DisplaysBRDM-2 - Sevastopol, Ukraine

in Military Ground Equipment Displays

A BRDM-2 on display by the road H19, not far from Sevastopol.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Ukraine

date approved: 2/6/2014

last visited: never

Total Records: 692 Page: 1 of 28 prev<<<[12345678910]>>>next
Premium Member Downloads: download.GPX Lite File       download.LOC File       download .KML File (Google Earth)