Oshkosh Displays All-New Oshkosh XP Fire Apparatus at Interschutz 2015

Oshkosh Fire & Emergency Group is unveiling the new Oshkosh® XP fire apparatus at Interschutz 2015 on June 8-13 at Messegelände, D-Hannover in Hannover, Germany. The new vehicle will be displayed at the Oshkosh Corporation booth, located at open-air site (FG) Stand M06/3. Upon the completion of its debut at Interschutz, the Oshkosh XP fire apparatus is launching a demonstration tour across the Middle East.

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“The new Oshkosh XP fire apparatus is built in state-of-the-art facilities with the highest quality materials by North America’s leading manufacturer, and comes to market ready to meet the needs of firefighters around the globe,” said Jim Johnson, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, Fire & Emergency. “We are entering this market segment with a fully integrated and well-equipped product, along with a service and support network that is second to none. We invite Intershutz visitors to our booth for a close inspection and to meet the team behind the product.”

The new Oshkosh XP fire apparatus is engineered and constructed to exacting standards by Oshkosh subsidiary, Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. (North America’s leading designer of custom fire and emergency vehicles) and will be shown on a Scania P360 chassis. The vehicle is built on a corrosion resistant 4638 mm aluminum body with full-height compartments on both the driver and passenger sides.

The apparatus is fully outfitted with a powerful 4,000-LPM pump, an integrated foam system, a high-pressure hose reel, and a full complement of rescue tools and equipment. Other features include rugged spatter paint finished compartment interiors, roll-up doors with LED strip lighting, and enclosed ladder storage.

Alongside the new Oshkosh XP fire apparatus the Oshkosh booth will feature a stunning Oshkosh Striker 6 X 6 – with the Snozzle® high reach extendable turret, courtesy of Manchester International Airport in the United Kingdom. In addition, the booth will offer demonstrations of the new Oshkosh Striker® Simulator virtual reality training system, and 3-D drawings and key specifications for the much anticipated, new twin-engine Oshkosh Striker 8 X 8 aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicle configuration.

 

Oshkosh to Unveil New Fire Apparatus, Showcase Products at Interschutz

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Fire Apparatus: Oshkosh to Unveil New Fire Apparatus, Showcase Products at Interschutz

Oshkosh Airport Products Group, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, is showcasing a wide range of new products and advanced technologies at Interschutz 2015 on June 8-13 at Messegelände, D-Hannover in Hannover, Germany. Headlining the booth (located at open-air site (FG) Stand M06/3) is the unveiling of a new Oshkosh® fire apparatus, engineered and built for international markets. Also featured will be demonstrations of the new Oshkosh Striker® Simulator virtual reality training system, and 3-D drawings and key specifications for the much anticipated, new twin-engine Oshkosh Striker 8 X 8 configuration.  Finally, a stunning Oshkosh Striker 6 X 6 – with the Snozzle® high reach extendable turret – will be on hand, courtesy of Manchester International Airport.

“Oshkosh is planning to showcase one of its most elaborate and innovative trade show exhibits   at Interschutz. It is both a thrill and an honor for our team,” said Jim Johnson, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, Fire & Emergency. “In addition to unveiling an all-new global municipal fire apparatus, we will be sharing details on the new twin-engine Oshkosh Striker 8 X 8, demonstrating the amazing Striker Simulator virtual reality training system, and showcasing an Oshkosh Striker 6 X 6 with the Snozzle HRET from Manchester International Airport. It’s going to be special.”

The new Oshkosh fire apparatus aimed at international markets is engineered and constructed to exacting standards by Oshkosh subsidiary, Pierce Manufacturing (North America’s leading designer of custom fire and emergency vehicles). More details will follow at the show with an Oshkosh fire apparatus on display at the Oshkosh Corporation booth.

Detailed drawings, design engineering and ARFF experts will be on hand to introduce the much-anticipated new Oshkosh Striker 8 X 8 configuration. Among the most powerful firefighting trucks on the planet, the Striker 8 X 8 will offer a range of twin-engine power plant options for unmatched vehicle performance and firefighting capabilities. The cab will set the new industry standard for ergonomics, visibility, comfort and safety features on an 8 X 8 ARFF vehicle.

The new Oshkosh Striker Simulator virtual reality training system, one of the industry’s most sophisticated, will be set up for hands-on demonstrations. Already on duty at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, the Striker Simulator system is engineered to depict a nearly endless array of training scenarios for aircraft rescue and fire fighting organizations. The Striker Simulator system enables more realistic, more varied, and more intensive training opportunities. The system delivers a giant leap forward in realism, with actual Striker vehicle cockpit components and controls along with a series of widescreen video monitors. The system features a Scenario Toolbox that enables incident commanders to easily develop highly realistic and varied emergency situations from an easy-to-use drop-down menu.

For more information, visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com.