Mountain View Surplus is located in the shopping center on the corner of El Camino Real and Miramonte. The shop specializes in camping and hunting gear, military outfits, and recreational supplies related to outdoor sports. The shop is a popular stop for customers in search of authentic Halloween costumes or military uniforms needed for film projects and the like. The NASA and naval bases in Mountain View utilize the shop when backup materials are needed. The uniforms include American and European varieties designed to handle a wide range of terrain; collectibles are available as well. The tents available include dome tents, family tents, and GI-issued army tents. Items in the store are available for rent and purchase.