REV Group Fire Division– KME – Delivers First Talon™ High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET)

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a $2.4 billion manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands and leading provider of parts and services, today announced the delivery of the first KME TalonTM High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET).  The TalonTM delivers the unique ability to have a high reach extendable turret installed on a custom pumper while maintaining a short overall length and wheelbase.

The benefits of the TalonTM HRET include:

• An elevated 1,000 GPM (gallons per minute) master stream that is manuverable to position around obstruction and wires around the fire ground

• Cab and body avoidance system with automatic stow and deploy features for ease of use

• Wireless remote controls for boom and monitor functions

• Optional piercing nozzle, dry chemical systems, and camera/thermal image systems

“Being customer-focused and solutions-driven, our customers requested this product and KME responded,” said Pete Hoherchak, Aerial Product Manager, KME. “We are extremely pleased to add the TalonTM HRET to our product line as it further strengthens the KME portfolio of solutions for our customers.  The TalonTM articulating and telescoping water tower is designed to complement our custom chassis pumper for structural firefighting.”

Lindenwold Fire District #1, NJ has accepted delivery of the first KME TalonTM HRET.  Mike Nolan, Lindenwold Fire Department, Executive Fire Administrator commented, “This truck will be an asset to our department in many ways.  One of the reasons we selected the TalonTM HRET is it addresses our needs for the 24 apartment complexes that our department serves.”  

For more information on the KME TalonTM visit our website at


About REV Group

REV (REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (“RVs”) and luxury buses). REV’s brand portfolio consists of 29 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years. Investors-REVG

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