M-551A1 Sheridan Armored Reconnaissance/Airborne Assault Vehicle

M-551A1 Sheridan Armored Reconnaissance/Airborne Assault Vehicle (HML18)

Location: Fort Bragg, NC 28310 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 7.802', W 79° 1.301'

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This six ton Sheridan from C Company,
3rd Battalion, 73rd Armor, was dropped by
parachute into Panama on 20 December
1989 during Operation JUST CAUSE.
The Sheridan replaced the Scorpion
in the late 1960s, but Panama was the
first time that U.S. Army armor was
parachuted into combat.

Mounting a 152mm main gun, the Sheridan
has been an important part of the 82nd
Airborne Division combat team. The Gun
is capable of firing conventional
rounds or the Shillelagh missile.
HM NumberHML18
Placed By82nd Airborne Division Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 10:15am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 680250 N 3889254
Decimal Degrees35.13003333, -79.02168333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 7.802', W 79° 1.301'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 7' 48.12" N, 79° 1' 18.06" W
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Area Code(s)910
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5301 Ardennes Rd, Fort Bragg NC 28310, US
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