Scania power offered on full range of Striker vehicles and H-Series single engine blower unit.
OSHKOSH, WIS. (March 30, 2017) – Oshkosh Airport Products LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, is offering Scania brand engines as an option on a wider selection of its aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) and snow removal vehicles. The entire lineup of Oshkosh® Striker® ARFF apparatus, as well as the new Oshkosh H-Series™ Single Engine Blower (SEB) snow removal vehicle, can now be specified with Scania engines.
Scania is a leading provider of low emission engines that meet Stage V and Tier 4 Final standards through selective catalytic reduction (SCR) and without requiring diesel particulate filters. Additionally, Scania’s engines meet all current emission legislation worldwide.
“We are continuing to expand our alliance with Scania to better meet the varied engine requirements of our customers,” said Jeff Resch, Oshkosh Airport Products vice president and general manager. “Scania features industry-leading technology and reliability, as well as an excellent worldwide parts, service and support network. That’s a winning combination.”
The Oshkosh Striker 4 X 4, 6 X 6, and 8 X 8 ARFF vehicles can now be specified with Scania’s DC16 engine in horsepower’s up to 770 hp. The H-Series SEB vehicle is supplied with a Scania DC13 engine rated at 500 hp. “Scania Tier 4 Final engines deliver excellent performance without the need for particulate filters,” explains Jason Shively, Oshkosh Airport Products Director of Engineering. This is especially beneficial in colder climates and in situations where engine regeneration is not practical – such as an airport emergency response or snow removal operation.”
The all-new Oshkosh Striker 8 X 8, for example, is powered by a pair of rear-mounted Scania low emission engines generating up to 1,540 total hp, making it the most powerful and capable ARFF vehicle in the company’s history. The Oshkosh Striker 8 X 8 vehicle will make its world debut at the 2017 Fire Department Instructors Conference in Indianapolis, Ind. on April 27-29.
Photo caption: Oshkosh Airport Products is offering Scania brand engines as an option on a wider selection of its aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) and snow removal vehicles. The entire lineup of Oshkosh® Striker® ARFF apparatus, as well as the new Oshkosh H-Series™ Single Engine Blower (SEB) snow removal vehicle, can now be specified with Scania engines.
Scania is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications. Scania is also leading provider of industrial and marine engines. Service-related products account for a growing proportion of the company’s operations, assuring Scania customers of cost-effective transport solutions and maximum uptime. Employing some 44,000 people, the company operates in about 100 countries. Research and development activities are concentrated in Sweden, while production takes place in Europe and South America, with facilities for global interchange of both components and complete vehicles.
About Oshkosh Airport Products
Oshkosh Airport Products LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, is a designer and builder of industry-leading airport firefighting and snow removal vehicles. Its flagship Striker® Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle and Oshkosh® H-Series™ snow removal chassis are known for their durability and superior performance and sold throughout the world. For more information, visit www.oshkoshairport.com.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is 100 years strong and continues to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh brings together a unique set of integrated capabilities and diverse end markets that, when combined with the Company’s MOVE strategy and positive long-term outlook, illustrate why Oshkosh is a different integrated global industrial. The Company is a leader in designing, manufacturing and servicing a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®.
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