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Oshkosh Airport Products Secures First Order for the New Striker ARFF Vehicle


Oshkosh Airport Products has secured its first order for the new Striker® ARFF vehicle. The newly upgraded vehicle will be delivered to the Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport Fire Department in summer 2021.

OSHKOSH, WIS. (May 5, 2021)Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) Company, announced today that the company has secured its first order for the new Striker ARFF vehicle, which was introduced in January 2021. The newly upgraded Striker ARFF will be delivered to the Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) Fire Department in late summer 2021. MSP’s new Striker 6x6 ARFF will be an addition to an entirely Oshkosh fleet, and will feature an optimized cockpit, updated body styling, and advanced mobility, speed, and precision.

“Oshkosh Airport Products has a decades-long relationship with the MSP Fire Department and we are grateful to have the opportunity to continue to support this dedicated team and their vital work,” said Jack Bermingham, business unit director for Oshkosh Airport Products. “The new attributes of our Striker ARFF, along with its remarkable legacy features, address the MSP Fire Department’s need for maximized mobility and efficient ergonomic functionality. We are confident this apparatus will exceed performance and longevity of service expectations.”

The MSP Fire Department’s new Oshkosh Striker 6x6 ARFF will feature:

• Scania Engine DC16 V8 670hp Tier IV Final
• 50-foot (15.24 meters) Snozzle® High Reach Extendable Turret
• Water capacity – 3,000-gallons (11,356 liters)
• Foam capacity – 420 gallons (1,589 liters)
• Dry chemical capacity - 500 Ibs (227 kg)
• Halotron capacity – 460 lbs (209 kg)
• Acceleration of 0-50 mph (0-80 km/h) in under 35 seconds
• Optimized cockpit with modular cab design and ergonomic control placement
• Oshkosh CARE™ exterior decontamination wash station
• Updated Oshkosh Command Zone™ software with diagnostic support
• Oshkosh TAK-4® independent suspension
• Oshkosh power divider for pump and roll
• ECO EFP™ system for measurement of foam percentages

MSP spans 3,400 acres with four runways and two terminal buildings and is the 17th busiest U.S. airport for passengers and the 12th busiest for aircraft operations. The MSP Fire Department operates out of two fire stations on the campus to enable the staff to respond quickly to emergency events, even when faced with hazardous northern weather conditions.

“Our team was able to incorporate all of the instrumental mobility, maneuverability, and precision features from the MSP Fire Department’s existing fleet and combine them with enhancements including outstanding operator experience, ergonomic efficiency, and cab functionality,” said Bermingham. “Most notably, is the simplicity of the single cockpit display. This feature, along with many other optimizations, will help apparatus operators effectively handle challenging emergency scenes.”

To learn more about Oshkosh Airport Products and the new Striker 6x6 ARFF, visit

Topics: ARFF, Striker, ARFF Sales

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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