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Ghana International Airports Receive Two Oshkosh Striker 6x6 ARFF Vehicles


The Oshkosh® Striker® 6x6 ARFF vehicles will support emergency operations for Ghana’s Kumasi and Tamale International Airports, two of the region’s busiest airports serving over 600,000 travelers annually.  

APPLETON, WIS. (January 18, 2023) – Oshkosh Airport Products, a division of Pierce Manufacturing Inc., and a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), announced Ghana Airports Company Limited has taken delivery of two Oshkosh® Airport Products Striker® 6x6 ARFF vehicles. The vehicles will support emergency operations at two of the region’s largest airfields, including Kumasi International Airport and Tamale International Airport, which serve over 600,000 travelers annually. Adding to a full Oshkosh Airport Products fleet, the new ARFF vehicles were delivered in 2022 and offer enhanced features and fleet continuity for ease of operation and efficiency. 
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“What makes the new Striker ARFF vehicles for Ghana Airports Company’s Kumasi and Tamale International Airports unique is the incredible water, foam, and dry chemical capacities,” said Salim Hawi, Vice President of international sales for Oshkosh Airport Products.

Features of Ghana’s Striker 6x6 ARFF vehicles: 
  • Deutz 500 Kw (670 BHP) Tier 3 engine
  • Water capacity: 12,500 liters (3,302 gallons) 
  • Foam capacity: 1,750 liters (460 gallons)
  • Dry chemical capacity: 250 kg (550 pounds)
  • Roof turret: High flow - minimum of 6,000 lpm (1,585 gpm) and low flow of 3,000 lpm (792 gpm)
  • Bumper turret: Low flow rate of 2,365 lpm (625 gpm) and high flow of 4,731 lpm (1,250 gpm)
Hawi added, “We are confident the new apparatus will meet the Ghana’s international airports’ performance expectations for many years to come. We look forward to continuing to build on the long-standing relationship to provide this dedicated team of emergency responders with dependable apparatus and dedicated training and service support.” 

Ghana is a country in West Africa, situated on the coast of the Gulf of New Guinea. The Ghana Airports Company is comprised of six airports: Kotoka International Airport, Kumasi International Airport, Tamale International Airport, Sunyani Airport, Wa Airport, and Ho Airport. The company manages and maintains all airports and airfields in Ghana and is an implementing agency under the Ministry of Transport.

To learn more about Oshkosh Airport Products and Ghana International Airports’ new Striker 6x6 ARFF vehicles, visit

Topics: ARFF, Striker, Deliveries

About Oshkosh Airport Products

Oshkosh Airport Products, a division of Pierce Manufacturing Inc., a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), is a designer and builder of industry-leading airport firefighting vehicles. Its flagship Striker® Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles are known for their durability and superior performance and sold throughout the world. For more information, visit

About Oshkosh Corporation

At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs approximately 17,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common purpose: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Hinowa, Power Towers, Pierce®, MAXIMETAL, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™ Communications, Oshkosh® Airport Products, Oshkosh AeroTech™ and Pratt Miller. For more information, visit

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