Striker 8x8


Striker 8x8


Charging from 0 to 50 mph (80 km/h) within 35 seconds, the Oshkosh Striker 8x8 is custom engineered to offer the ultimate in rapid emergency response. The styling tells you immediately this ARFF truck is built to answer the call.

The Striker 8x8 combines unequalled mobility with excellent maneuverability, a smooth, stable ride and easy operation. The custom cab delivers driver comfort and outstanding visibility. And all systems are designed to support the highest levels of efficiency and safety. With the Striker 8x8, Oshkosh continues to set the industry standard for excellence.

Striker 8x8 Spec Sheet 


Your response doesn’t stop where the runway ends. With all-wheel drive and Oshkosh TAK-4® independent suspension as standard features, the Striker can outmaneuver and outperform any ARFF vehicle in its class.


The Striker features a wide track and low center of gravity to provide exceptional static sideslope stability of at least 30º. TAK-4 independent suspension and available central tire inflation enhance stability.


The Striker provides unobstructed panoramic views of the scene with excellent forward, upward and lateral visibility. The cab features almost 80 sq. ft. of glass.


The cab was designed with firefighters’ comfort and convenience in mind. It offers best-in-class interior space to seat up to five. The wrap-around, cockpit style instrument panel puts controls within easy reach. Controls are grouped by function for quicker access. The cab accommodates monitors for various cameras and systems. A high capacity heating and cooling system ensures a comfortable interior temperature.


The Striker 8x8 can be equipped with both a dry chemical system and Halotron I system, each with its own hosereel. A High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) and high volume bumper turrets are also available.


Preventative maintenance is quick and easy with single point access for lubrication fills, air tank drains, and electrical connections including circuit breaker box. Parts commonality between models is an added benefit when you upgrade your fleet to the Striker. 


  • Acceleration: 0 to 50 mph (80 km/h) in 35 seconds
  • Top Speed: 70 mph (112 km/h)
  • Side Slope Stability (Static): >30°
  • Gradeability: Ascend/descend a 60% grade
  • Vehicle Clearance Circle: 135 ft. (41.04 m)
  • Dimensions: 535 in. (1361.4 cm) length; 122 in. (310 cm) width (excluding rear view mirrors); 136 in. (345.4 cm) height without HRET; 150 in. (381 cm) with 65 foot (19.8 m) HRET


  • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Cab: Aluminum construction; seating for up to five; center steering position; wrap-around cockpit style instrument panel with easy to read backlit gauges and controls, air conditioning
  • Engine: Caterpillar diesel; four cycle; in-line six; 950 bhp (708 Kw) minimum at 2,100 rpm with a peak torque of 2,400 ft. lbs. @ 1,400 rpm
  • Transmission: Twin Disc TD61-2619; electronic; 6-speed; automatic; integral transfer case
  • Front Axles: 2 x 31,000 lb. (14061 kg) for 62,000 lb. (28123 kg); Oshkosh double reduction with bevel gear differential; driver operated differential lock
  • Front Brakes: Dual wedge type
  • Rear Axles: 2 x 31,000 lb. (14061 kg) 62,000 lb. (28123 kg);Oshkosh double reduction with bevel gear differential; driver operated differential lock
  • Rear Brakes: S-cam type; air/mechanical spring actuation
  • Suspension: Oshkosh TAK-4 independent system with dual control arms and single coil spring; up to 16 in. (40.64 cm) of wheel end travel; provides superior all-terrain mobility, improve dride quality and improved handling
  • Tires:  24R21
  • GVWR: 124,000 ilbs. (56245 kg)
  • Wheelbase: 267 in. (678.2 cm)


  • Roof Turret: Non-aspirating; electric joystick control; 600/1200 gpm (2271/4542 lpm)
  • Bumper Turret: Non-aspirating; electric joystick control; 300 gpm (1136 lpm) Hand lines (Foam/Water): Two pre-connect type (one each side) with 150 ft. (46 m) of 1.75 in. (44 mm) ID hose and a 125 gpm (473 lpm) pistol-grip nozzle
  • Water Tank: 4,500 gallon (17029 l) capacity; constructed of corrosion and UV resistant polypropylene
  • Foam Tank: 630 gallon (2384 l) capacity; constructed of corrosion and UV resistant polypropylene
  • Fire Pump: Power divider driven Waterous CRQA; single stage centrifugal; cast iron body; brass impeller; stainless steel shaft; pump-and-roll capable; 1,950 gpm (7,381 lpm) at 240 psi (1657 kPa)
  • Foam Proportioning System: Around-the-pump


This is a partial listing of major options. Additional and special request options are also available.

  • Disc brakes (outboard mounted)
  • Central tire inflation
  • Air conditioning
  • Winterization system to -40º F/C
  • Hydraulic generator
  • Auxiliary lighting
  • High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET)
  • High volume, fixed mount or low attack bumper turrets; 750 gpm (2838 lpm) capacity
  • Dry chemical system with single agent or dual agent handline, and/or primary turret discharge capability
  • Hydro-Chem™ direct injection, dry chemical nozzle for primary turret and/or dual agent handline discharge
  • Halotron I system with single agent or dual agent handline, and/or HRET discharge capability
  • Electronic Foam Proportioning