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UNIQUE ID 1288: M50A1 ONTOS SELF-PROPELLED RECOILLESS RIFLE

National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, USA

(Location: Transportation Motor Pool)


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Unique ID:

1288
Added to Database:
8 August 2010
Last Edited:
4 January 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
M50 Ontos (1940)
M50A1 Ontos (1942)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
National Armor and Cavalry Museum (60100)
Transportation Motor Pool (60140)
Serial Number:
Registration: USMC 226684.
Name: “ROAD RUNNER” painted on front right mud flap.
Other Identification:
Collection Reference:
Links:
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, LaPorte, LaPorte County, Indiana, USA (Sole manufacturer 1955-7)
2: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Until December 2010)
3: BRAC Transfer, Fort Knox, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA (Road convoy 15 December 2010)
4: National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA (Current location)


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This Ontos was donated by the USMC Commandant in November 1971.


Images - Photographs and NavPix (click to expand or browse)

December, 2010

Ready for transport to Fort Benning
1: Ready for transport to Fort Benning

Taken: 8 December 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4205
Added: 4 January 2011
Filename: Loaded_O...
Views: 92
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Leaving the Patton Museum
2: Leaving the Patton Museum

Taken: 8 December 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4204
Added: 4 January 2011
Filename: OuttheDo...
Views: 60
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

    

2009

Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 2009 (Estimated)
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4203
Added: 4 January 2011
Filename: FR_M50A1...
Views: 104
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

    

    



June, 1983

Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3613
Added: 8 August 2010
Filename: Scan_Ont...
Views: 1671
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3614
Added: 8 August 2010
Filename: Scan_Ont...
Views: 69
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Front left view
6: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3615
Added: 8 August 2010
Filename: Scan_Ont...
Views: 86
Select/Has Priority: 21/0