Everyone is always chasing the greatest and latest. But sometimes, when things are built in America – with passion, quality and determination, for a purpose sometimes bigger than us all – they are built to last, and they do last.
Here are the 11 longest-serving military weapons still in the U.S. inventory.
Weapons like the M2, a .50-caliber heavy machine gun that fires rounds at 2,910 feet per second. The B-52 Stratofortress bomber, from 1954, that still carries up...