- Acme Sierra, an American experimental aircraft built in 1948
- Advanced Aeromarine Sierra, glider
- Ford Sierra, a car produced by the Ford Motor Company
- GMC Sierra, a truck produced by General Motors
- Sierra class corvette, a ship class of the Mexican Navy
- Sierra-class submarine, a Russian attack nuclear submarine
- USS Sierra, the name of more than one United States Navy ship
- USS Stokes (AKA-68), a United States Navy attack cargo ship named SS Sierra from 1947 to 1961 while in commercial service
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