Oshkosh Airport Products Group has delivered 24 'Striker' Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles to the Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan.
The Strikers will be stationed at civil airports throughout Pakistan, the largest of which is Jinnah International Airport in Karachi that handles six million passengers annually.
The vehicles on hand included 16 Striker 1500s and eight Striker 3000s. In addition, it was announced that 19 more Striker vehicles have been ordered for delivery in 2011.
The contract terms include on site operational and maintenance training, auxiliary equipment and spare parts.
“We are elated that we are about to witness these vehicles placed into service with the Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan at airports throughout the country in this critically important part of the world,” says Jeff Resch, Oshkosh Airport Product Group's vice president and general manager.