The Oshkosh ARFF vehicles support operations for The Commonwealth of The Bahamas at Leonard Thompson, Lynden Pindling, Exuma, and North Eleuthera International Airports.
OSHKOSH, WIS. (May 3, 2022) – Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) Company, announced The Commonwealth of The Bahamas took delivery of four Oshkosh Airport Products Striker® 4×4 ARFF vehicles in late February 2022. Adding to a full Oshkosh Airport Products fleet, the new fire apparatus support operations at four international airports.
“We are grateful for our long-standing relationship with the Airport Authority of the Bahamas,” said Jack Bermingham, business unit director for Oshkosh Airport Products. “We’re proud to once again furnish these dedicated first responders with ARFF apparatus to aid them in providing the highest level of support.”
Features of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas Striker 4×4 ARFF vehicles:
- Deutz 2015 V8 670 HP Tier 3 engine
- Water capacity: 1,585 gallons (6,000 liters)
- Foam capacity: 222 gallons (840 liters)
- Dry chemical capacity: 550 pounds (250 kg)
- Oshkosh TAK-4® independent suspension
- Acceleration of 0-50 mph (0-80 kmh) in under 25 seconds
- Hydrochem roof turret: 625/1250gpm (2366/4732 lpm)
- Bumper turret: 300 gpm (1136 lpm)
Bermingham added, “The Oshkosh custom designed and purpose built ARFF chassis with the TAK-4 independent suspension offers superior mobility and payload capacity to complete demanding missions. We remain dedicated to providing exemplary service and partnership to support any of their needs in the years ahead.”
The Bahamas is made up of 16 main islands, and The Bahamas’ Airport Network consists of 20 international airports which receive scheduled commercial air services from the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Latin America. The airports serve more than 3.5 million air travelers annually.
The new Striker 4×4 ARFF vehicles are now in service with the following airports:
- Leonard Thompson International Airport, Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
- Lynden Pindling International Airport, Nassau, Bahamas
- Exuma International Airport, Moss Town, Bahamas
- North Eleuthera International Airport, North Eleuthera, Bahamas
To learn more about Oshkosh Airport Products and The Commonwealth of The Bahamas’ new Striker 4×4 ARFF vehicles, visit www.oshkoshairport.com.
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 approximately 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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