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OSHKOSH AIRPORT PRODUCTS CELEBRATES 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY; SHOWCASES NEW TECHNOLOGIES AT INTER AIRPORT EUROPE

Striker Simulator, EcoEFP, RunwayReady, and Snozzle K-Factor systems on display 

OSHKOSH, WIS. (October 9, 2017) Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, will celebrate Oshkosh Corporation’s 100 Year Anniversary at inter airport Europe, Stand C90, on October 10-13 at the Munich Trade Fair in Munich, Germany. The company will showcase and demonstrate a number of new technologies now available to airport customers around the world, including a Striker® Simulator virtual reality training system. 

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“The year 2017 is a historic year in Oshkosh Corporation’s history, and we are proud to celebrate this important milestone with our customers and industry colleagues at inter airport Europe,” said Erik Lampe, Oshkosh Airport Products group vice president and general manager. “One hundred years ago, our founders designed two vitally important all-wheel drive innovations that changed the world of transportation ­– and today, we’re still innovating with products like the new Oshkosh® Striker 8 x 8 ARFF vehicle.” 

Inter airport Europe visitors will have the opportunity to “test drive” the Oshkosh Striker Simulator virtual reality training system, responding to simulated emergency situations in a virtual reality cab environment. The system features actual cockpit components from the Oshkosh Striker vehicle, and includes a complete 180-degree view ahead as well as an overhead video monitor showing the Snozzle® high reach extendable turret in action. The Striker virtual reality training system depicts different environmental and weather conditions such as rain, snow, fog, night, and bright daylight as well as the delivery of dry chemical, foam, water, and even Halon. 

Other componentry on display includes Oshkosh’s innovative EcoEFP™ foam percentage test system. EcoEFP’s patent pending electronic foam proportioning system allows ARFF crews to test the foam percentages without discharging any agent from the vehicle. The K-Factor™ system display is a new alignment tool that utilizes a sensor on the Snozzle piercing tip and a video monitor inside the cab to display a target for the operator. 

Finally, the Oshkosh interactive RunwayReady™ telematics system display shows remote diagnostics and vehicle readiness capabilities. This unique system enables maintenance teams to remotely check vehicle fault codes, and to receive maintenance reminders and alerts, as well as other data from a smart phone or similar device. 

These innovative technologies and systems are available on the entire range of Oshkosh Striker vehicles, including the new Oshkosh Striker 8 x 8 apparatus with its matching pair of Scania rear-mounted, Tier 4F low-emission engines that deliver up to 1540 horsepower driving all eight wheels. 

“The Striker Simulator, and other interactive displays we will showcase at inter airport Europe represent the ARFF industry’s most comprehensive approach to aircraft emergency response,” added Lampe. “We will have experts on hand at Stand C90 to explain and demonstrate their benefits and advantages.” 

Photo caption: Oshkosh Airport Products will celebrate Oshkosh Corporation’s 100th anniversary at inter airport Europe, Stand C90, where it will showcase and demonstrate a number of new technologies now available to airport customers around the world, including a Striker® Simulator virtual reality training system. 

About Oshkosh Airport Products

Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation 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®. 

Today, Oshkosh Corporation is a Fortune 500 Company with manufacturing operations on four continents. Its products are recognized around the world for quality, durability and innovation, and can be found in more than 150 countries around the globe.  As a different integrated global industrial, Oshkosh is committed to making a difference for team members, customers, shareholders, communities and the environment. For more information, please visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com. 

®, ™ All brand names referred to in this news release are trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies. 

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements that the Company believes to be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact, including, without limitation, statements regarding the Company’s future financial position, business strategy, targets, projected sales, costs, earnings, capital expenditures, debt levels and cash flows, and plans and objectives of management for future operations, are forward-looking statements. When used in this presentation, words such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “intend,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “should,” “project” or “plan” or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors, some of which are beyond the Company’s control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. 

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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 www.oshkoshairport.com.

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 15,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common cause: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, Oshkosh® Airport Products, London™ and Pratt Miller. For more information, visit oshkoshcorp.com.
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®, ™ All brand names referred to in this news release are trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies.

Forward Looking Statements

This news release contains statements that the Company believes to be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact, including, without limitation, statements regarding the Company’s future financial position, business strategy, targets, projected sales, costs, earnings, capital expenditures, debt levels and cash flows, and plans and objectives of management for future operations, are forward-looking statements. When used in this news release, words such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “intend,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “should,” “project” or “plan” or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors, some of which are beyond the Company’s control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include the extent of supply chain and logistics disruptions, particularly as demand rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic; the Company’s ability to increase prices or impose surcharges to raise margins or to offset higher input costs, including increased raw material, labor and freight costs; the cyclical nature of the Company’s access equipment, commercial and fire & emergency markets, which are particularly impacted by the strength of U.S. and European economies and construction seasons; the Company’s estimates of access equipment demand which, among other factors, is influenced by historical customer buying patterns and rental company fleet replacement strategies; the Company’s ability to attract production labor in a timely manner; the strength of the U.S. dollar and its impact on Company exports, translation of foreign sales and the cost of purchased materials; the Company’s ability to predict the level and timing of orders for indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contracts with the U.S. federal government; risks related to reductions in government expenditures in light of U.S. defense budget pressures and an uncertain U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) tactical wheeled vehicle strategy; the impact of any DoD solicitation for competition for future contracts to produce military vehicles; the impacts of budget constraints facing the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and continuously changing demands for postal services; the impact of severe weather, natural disasters or pandemics that may affect the Company, its suppliers or its customers; risks related to the collectability of receivables, particularly for those businesses with exposure to construction markets; the cost of any warranty campaigns related to the Company’s products; risks associated with international operations and sales, including compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; risks that a trade war and related tariffs could reduce the competitiveness of the Company’s products; the Company’s ability to comply with complex laws and regulations applicable to U.S. government contractors; cybersecurity risks and costs of defending against, mitigating and responding to data security threats and breaches impacting the Company; the Company’s ability to successfully identify, complete and integrate acquisitions and to realize the anticipated benefits associated with the same; and risks related to the Company’s ability to successfully execute on its strategic road map and meet its long-term financial goals. Additional information concerning these and other factors is contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Form 8-K. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this news release. The Company assumes no obligation, and disclaims any obligation, to update information contained in this news release. Investors should be aware that the Company may not update such information until the Company’s next quarterly earnings conference call, if at all.

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