Generally, online auction selling items include camping equipment (tents, sleeping bags), tools, equipment, parts, garments (especially jackets and shirts), and even helmets and field gear (compasses, belts, backpacks.)
If you are looking for rare military items that might even be worthwhile and memorabilia then attend a live auction, or physically army/nay surplus store will be your best bet. But, if you're looking to get a new tent for camping or vintage army shirt evil then check online military surplus auction would be a good choice for you. You can visit this link https://www.rddusa.com/product-category/military-tents to find military surplus.
Now you may wonder why this is the perfect item that once served a valuable purpose for our nation's armed forces are now being auctioned off to the public for a fraction of what the army / navy (or divisions of other DOD) originally paid for them.
There are several reasons why this happens. The first reason is simple: military items that have been classified as excess is a person who may be too old or worn out to use our military today .. Tents, sleeping bags, and clothing all experience wear and tear and it is only a matter of time before the military deems item is not worth it for official use.
The second reason for surplus auction is also quite simple: the advancement of technology. For many of these items are sold as surplus, there has been a new technology modified for military use in the market today. For example, military sleeping bag from the 1980s are very different from those the military uses today. They can be made of a different fabric, may be designed differently, and today able to withstand cold and hot temperatures.