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Oshkosh Airport Products to Feature Striker 8x8 and Striker Simulator at China Fire 2019

Oshkosh Airport Products showcased the new Striker® 8x8 ARFF at China Fire 2019

Oshkosh Airport Products will showcase the new Oshkosh® Striker® 8x8 ARFF vehicle and Striker Simulator at China Fire 2019 to be held at the China International Exhibition Centre in Beijing on October 16-19.

OSHKOSH, WIS. (October 15, 2019)Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) Company, announced today that the company will be represented at China Fire 2019 to be held at the China International Exhibition Centre in Beijing on October 16-19. Oshkosh Airport Products will showcase products and technology including the new Oshkosh® Striker® 8x8 ARFF vehicle and Striker Simulator.

Custom-engineered to deliver rapid response, the Striker 8x8 reaches 50 mph (80 kph) in less than 20 seconds with fewer emissions. The Striker 8x8 display will highlight the vehicle’s ability to not only meet but exceed NFPA, ICAO, and EU standards. Oshkosh has delivered 10 Oshkosh Striker 8x8 ARFF vehicles with premium features to the brand-new Beijing Daxing International Airport. The airport opened on September 25, 2019, just six days before the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China.

Oshkosh Airport Products Striker 8x8 reaches 50 mph in less than 20 secondsOshkosh Airport Products has a long history serving airport rescue and firefighting teams in China, as our products are currently protecting 65 of the major and mid-size airports across the country. “We are honored to work with the fire department at the Beijing Daxing airport and are committed to delivering world-class customer experience,” said Erik Lampe, vice president and general manager of Oshkosh Airport Products. “Our Striker 8x8 and Striker Simulator display at China Fire gives attendees the opportunity to learn about the superior attributes of the apparatus. It also allows us to gather first-hand feedback and learn about the unique needs of those who use our equipment.”

In addition to the Striker 8x8 display, the Striker Simulator offers attendees an opportunity to experience one of the first virtual resources for training firefighters. It was developed specifically for airport rescue and firefighting teams to simulate real-life situations, and to properly use the critical equipment that helps save lives. The system incorporates video footage and illustrated environments of Striker trucks (4x4, 6x6, and 8x8) in action, with views both inside and outside the cab, along with a full audio track. 

Oshkosh Airport Products representatives, products, and technology will be present at Oshkosh’s booth (at booth E2-9) at China Fire 2019.

To learn more about the featured equipment capabilities and technologies on display at the exhibition, visit www.oshkoshairport.com .

Topics: ARFF, Striker, ARFF Sales, Firefighting, tradeshows

About Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC

Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, 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 nearly 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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