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Oshkosh Delivers 1,000th Striker ARFF Apparatus

OSHKOSH, WI—Oshkosh Airport Products Group delivered its 1,000th Oshkosh® Striker® aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicle. Striker number 1,000 was placed into service at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Striker 6 x 6 joins the all Striker fleet – which includes the first Striker 8 x 8 ever manufactured – at McCarran.

The new Striker 6 x 6 at McCarran features a 680-hp engine, TAK-4® independent suspension and a seven-speed automatic transmission. Its firefighting systems include a 3,000-gallon water tank, a 420-gallon foam tank, and both a roof turret and low attack front bumper turret (each rated at 625/1,250 gallons per minute). The vehicle also features 460 pounds of Halotron that is delivered through a 150-foot hose reel as well as a second hose reel in a lower compartment for water and foam discharge.

McCarran International Airport is the nation’s ninth busiest, and is located five miles south of downtown Las Vegas. The airport is owned by Clark County, Nevada and is operated by the Clark County Department of Aviation.

For more information, visit www.oshkoshairport.com.