Thursday, July 18, 2013

The Ten Oldest Military Vehicles Still In Service

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. At least that's the motto of the military forces keeping these machines running.

Yes, there are indeed some operational T-34 tanks in third world countries, but good luck finding them! There are also Spitfires, and three candidates from 1957: the Lockheed U-2, the Lockheed C-130 Hercules and the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker. But those old units didn't even make it into our top 10.

[My faves? The sailing ships, of course. - c]