INTERSCHUTZ 2020, 15 - 20 June, Hannover/Germany
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New OSHKOSH 8x8 To Be Unveiled

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Much anticipated twin-engine configuration to deliver stunning performance and firefighting power.

Oshkosh Airport Products Group, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, is unveiling details of an all-new Oshkosh® Striker® 8 X 8 configuration at Interschutz 2015, the world's leading fire and rescue exhibition held in Hannover, Germany beginning on June 8. Product experts will be on hand at the Oshkosh booth located at open-air site (FG) Stand M06/3. The much-anticipated Oshkosh Striker 8 X 8 will feature twin rear-mounted Scania low-emission engines and up to 1,540 total horsepower.

«We are very excited to announce plans for an all-new Striker 8 X 8 configuration that promises to set the new industry standard for performance, ergonomics, and safety,» said Jeff Resch, Oshkosh Airport Products Group vice president and general manager. «We conducted extensive focus groups with current and prospective customers from around the world to discern and evaluate their vision of what constitutes a state-of-the-art 8 X 8 configuration. This new vehicle will incorporate much of their input.»

A recently announced partnership between Oshkosh and Scania (one of the world's leading manufacturers of industrial and marine engines) makes Scania's renowned line of low-emission engines available for future Striker ARFF vehicles. The new Striker 8 X 8 vehicle's matching pair of rear-mounted, US EPA Tier 4f/EU Stage IV, low-emission engines will provide up to 1,540 horsepower driving all eight wheels for faster acceleration. When the vehicle shifts into pump-and-roll or firefighting mode, one engine will switch over and be dedicated to the water pump and firefighting systems.

The Oshkosh Striker 8 X 8 vehicle's integrated design will feature a portfolio of proprietary Oshkosh components, including Oshkosh TAK-4® fully independent suspension, transfer case, power divider, and other chassis components. The ergonomic cab will be virtually interchangeable with the curr

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Open-air site (FG), North of hall 12, Stand M06/3

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