US Navy to Receive Fire Trucks from Oshkosh Subsidiary

2 July 2009 (Last Updated July 2nd, 2009 18:30)

The US Navy has awarded a $10.3m contract to Pierce Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, to supply 31 fire engines to the Navy. Under the contract the company will supply 29 custom pumper fire engines and two HAZMAT (hazardous-material) vehicles that help the navy to safely

The US Navy has awarded a $10.3m contract to Pierce Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, to supply 31 fire engines to the Navy.

Under the contract the company will supply 29 custom pumper fire engines and two HAZMAT (hazardous-material) vehicles that help the navy to safely contain volatile emergencies.

Naval bases in the US and overseas will receive the vehicles, starting early 2010.