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Hawaii Airports Take Delivery of Eight Oshkosh Airport Products Striker ARFF Vehicles


Oshkosh Airport Products has delivered eight Striker® ARFF vehicles to Hawaii airports including, Lihue, Hilo International, Ellison Oizuka Kona International, Kahului, and Daniel K. Inouye International.

OSHKOSH, WIS. (July 21, 2021)Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) Company, announced today that the company has completed delivery of eight Striker® ARFF vehicles to fire departments at the Hawaii airports of Lihue, Hilo International, Ellison Oizuka Kona International, Kahului, and Daniel K. Inouye International. The delivery represents a long-standing relationship with the state of Hawaii and its airport fire departments, which have purchased all Striker apparatus since 2004 and make up full Oshkosh Airport Products fleets.

“For many years, it has been an honor to support the state of Hawaii’s dedicated aircraft rescue fire fighting teams by producing Striker ARFF vehicles for airports among the islands,” said Jack Bermingham, business unit director for Oshkosh Airport Products. “The remote nature of the islands’ airports and proximity to mainland U.S. can make accessibility to apparatus aftermarket services challenging in some circumstances. With an Oshkosh Airport Products dealer based on the island of Oahu, Hawaii’s airport fire departments have easy access to critical service support and parts inventory for their Striker fleets.”

Hawaii’s recent apparatus delivery includes:

• Lihue Airport: Two Striker 4x4 ARFF vehicles with a Snozzle® HRET
• Hilo International Airport: One Striker 4x4 ARFF vehicle with a Snozzle HRET
• Ellison Oizuka Kona International Airport: One Striker 4x4 vehicle and one Striker 8x8 ARFF with a Snozzle HRET
• Kahului Airport: One Striker 4x4 ARFF vehicle with a Snozzle HRET
• Daniel K. Inouye International Airport: One Striker 4x4 ARFF vehicle and one Striker 8x8 ARFF vehicle both with Snozzle HRET’s

Features of Hawaii’s Striker ARFF vehicles:

• Scania Tier 4 Final Engines
• 50-foot (15 meters) and 65-foot (20 meters) Snozzle HRET’s
• Water capacity: 1,500-4,500 gallons (5,678-17,000 liters)
• Foam capacity: 220-630 gallons (757-2,380 liters)
• Dry chemical capacity: 550 Ibs (250 kg)

Other notable attributes of the state of Hawaii’s aircraft rescue fire fighting teams’ new Striker ARFF vehicles include TAK-4® Independent Suspension, MADAS data logger system, Hydraulic 10KW generator, crosslay hoses, low attack bumper turret, in-cab SCBA storage, Command Zone™ diagnostics, Eco-EFP™ Foam Measurement, and full firefighting agent capacity with advanced technology features.

Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is located in Honolulu. It’s one of the world’s largest, busiest, and most beautiful airports, covering 4,520 acres of land with four active runways, including the 12,000-foot reef runway, the world’s first major runway built entirely offshore. Kona International Airport is located in West Hawaii and accommodates domestic overseas, international, interisland, commuter, and general aviation flights. Hilo International Airport is located in East Hawaii and is used for interisland air carrier and general aviation operations. Lihue Airport is the primary airport on the Island of Kauai and handles overseas and interisland flights and Kahului Airport is the primary airport on the island of Maui and receives both overseas and interisland flights.

To learn more about Oshkosh Airport Products and the state of Hawaii’s new Striker ARFF vehicles, visit

Topics: Striker, ARFF Sales, 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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