Striker 8x8


The new Oshkosh Striker 8x8 is custom engineered to deliver the ultimate in rapid emergency response. Carry the most water, fuel, and equipment of any ARFF truck with faster acceleration and fewer emissions.

Run the most capable runway responder on 4 axles.




Key Features

Innovative Fire Suppression

  • Snozzle HRET in multiple lengths with below-grade discharge
  • Optional crosslays to access handlines from either side of the truck.

Extreme Mobility & Maneuverability

  • Oshkosh patented TAK-4 all-wheel independent suspension
  • Decreased weight for faster acceleration
  • Dual engines for faster response time
  • Wide track and low center of gravity for sideslope stability of at least 30°
  • Available central tire inflation increases stability
  • Center steer for advanced visibility and control

Firefighter-Inspired Design

  • Panoramic forward view for unmatched visibility
  • Best-in-class space seats up to five - 275 cubic ft. (7.8 cubic m)
  • Exceptional comfort and ride quality
  • New cab and firefighter options
  • Indicator lighting clearly identifies water, foam, and clean agent controls, which are grouped by function
  • Advanced electronics for easier troubleshooting and better user interface
  • Exceeds NFPA, ICAO, and EU standards

Easy Maintenance

  • Single point access for lubrication fills, air tank drains, and electrical connections including circuit breaker box




  • Acceleration: 0 to 50 mph (80 km/h) in 20 seconds
  • Top Speed: 77.6 mph (125 km/h)
  • Side Slope Stability (Static): >30°
  • Gradeability: Ascend/descend a 60% grade


  • Engine: Dual Scania DC16 engines; 550-770 hp each
  • Transmission: Dual Allison 4800 EVS transmissions; electronic / 7-speed / automatic
  • Power Uniter: Proprietary Oshkosh design directs engine power to drive components and firefighting systems smoothly and efficiently 
  • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Cab: 5-person seating; aluminum frame construction with center steering position; wrap-around, cockpit style instrument panel; easy-read backlit gauges and controls
  • 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, improved ride quality and handling
  • Tires: Emergancy Off Road 24R21


  • Roof Turret: Non-aspirating and aspirating options available, electric joystick control; 625/1250 gpm (2366/4732 lpm), options available up to 1,585 gpm (6000 lpm)
  • Bumper Turret: Non-aspirating; electric joystick control; 300 gpm (1136 lpm), higher flow options available
  • Water Tank: 4,500 gallon (17029 l) capacity; constructed of corrosion and UV resistant polypropylene
  • Foam Tank: 540 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
  • Dry chemical system: 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
  • Clean Agent System: Handline and/or HRET discharge capability
  • Electronic Foam Proportioning
  • Central Lube System

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