E-ONE Delivers New Explosive Ordnance Disposal Vehicle to Fort Lauderdale (FL) Police Department

OCALA, FL—E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a manufacturer of fire apparatus, has announced the delivery of a new explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) vehicle to the Fort Lauderdale Police Department (FLPD). 

The FLPD’s bomb squad is a federally accredited unit that provides front-line response to suspected explosive devices and suspicious items in the Fort Lauderdale area. The FLPD bomb squad needed a modernized EOD response vehicle to provide the fundamental tools for response to various calls for service.

Features of the custom EOD vehicle include: 

  • Extruded aluminum 21-foot walk-in EOD body with 77-inch interior headroom.
  • Robot bay with ,1000-pound capacity bifold ramp, easily deployed by a single operator.
  • Onan 12-kW QuietOne diesel generator that includes shorepower and automatic transfer relay for operations from fixed power source or onboard generator.
  • Two Dometic 15,000-Btu roof air handling units for on-scene cooling and heating.
  • Will-Burt 7-30 Mast with Pelco Espirit camera and controller.
  • Carefree 110-V power lateral arm awning with auto retract in the event of high wind gust.

The vehicles features an E-ONE customized command interior and additional technology solutions including: 

  • Two interior work stations, tech work benches, electronics cabinet with RU rack with wireless connectivity.
  • 42-inch LG LED TV monitor in exterior side body compartment with lift up door serving as an exterior command station.

“The Fort Lauderdale Police Department partnered with E-ONE to design and develop a state-of-the-art vehicle that supports the bomb squad’s capabilities and overall mission during critical incidents,” said Captain Patrick Hart, Bomb Team Commander. “The bomb squad is proud to be a part of a successful preparedness strategy for the police department and their community partners.”

For more information, visit www.e-one.com.

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