Rosenbauer America News

Allison Delivers Fire Trucks With 4000 Series™ Fully-Automatic Transmissions To The U.S. Army Fleet In Germany

The U.S. Army in Germany recently added eight Scania structural pumper P410 B4x4HZ trucks with Rosenbauer-body and Allison 4000 Series™ fully automatic transmissions to its fire fleet. The vehicles, featuring the new CP 31 Crew Cab, are powered by a 302 kW (410 hp) diesel engine combined with an Allison 4000 Series™ fully automatic transmission. They will be stationed at different locations across Germany. The U.S. Army has procured this vehicle configuration for the last 10 years,...

Rosenbauer America Donates 24,000 KN95 Facemasks To First Responders

Rosenbauer America is donating 24,000 KN95 facemasks to first responders as a thank you for their dedication through the COVID-19 pandemic. The facemasks will be distributed to fire departments across the United States and Canada. “Our communities rely on first responders answering calls for service; we need to protect their health and safety,” said John Slawson, Chairman and CEO of Rosenbauer America. “COVID-19 is personal; the virus literally follows responders home, subseq...

Rosenbauer Delivers Aircraft Rescue And Fire Fighting PANTHER At FLL Airport, Florida During Push-Back Ceremony

Two new Rosenbauer PANTHER 6x6 HRET were put into service on January 13, at Broward County’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in an event featuring a traditional push-back ceremony. In the future, these vehicles will act as the flagships of the airport fire brigade. The performance, safety, and ergonomics of the high-end devices exceed the requirements of the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) and FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). This makes the PANTHER...

Rosenbauer Launches New Two-Colored Protective Suit FIRE FLEX On The Market

Based on decades of experience and intensive customer surveys, Rosenbauer is launching a new protective suit on the market. Two-colored, either black-blue with red or gold yoke color or gold with brown yoke color; this is the refreshingly new design of the FIRE FLEX protective suit. The outer material is available as either Nomex NXT or X55 with PBI. Both fabrics are already in use in the FIRE MAX 3 and have proven to be exceptionally effective to protect against heat, flames, and mechanical ha...

Rosenbauer PANTHER Vehicle Chosen By Finavia Airport, Finland

Airport operators around the world rely on the Rosenbauer flagship, since it has set the technical standard in the aircraft fire fighting sectors for years. This is also the case for Finavia in Finland, which will put six identical PANTHER 6x6s into service by the end of the year: five at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, the capitol, and one at Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Among these is the PANTHER with production number 1500, a minor milestone. A Euro 6 engine is built into the anniversary PANTHER as th...

NVFC Announces Dates To Submit Nomination For Four Personalised Awards And National Recognition

Each spring, the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) honors a firefighter who has provided a lifetime of service, an outstanding junior firefighter, and an exemplary junior firefighter program. With the addition of a new award, the NVFC will also honor a firefighter who has demonstrated leadership in the area of firefighter health and wellness. All recipients receive a personalized award and national recognition. The nomination period for the NVFC’s four annual awards is now open, with...

Ten Scania P490 6×6 Fire Trucks Have Been Ordered By Fraport Greece To Improve Their Fire Safety

Fraport Greece, which operates 14 regional airports in Greece, has ordered ten new Scania fire trucks with Rosenbauer superstructures. The investment will significantly improve the regions’ airport fire safety capabilities. The rescue and firefighting vehicles are being delivered to the airports on the islands of Corfu, Kefalonia, Kos, Mykonos, Mytilini, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, Thessaloniki and Zakynthos. Together these airports annually handle more than 20 million arriving and departin...

Fire-equipment Maker Rosenbauer To Supply 80 PANTHER ARFF To Brazil's Infraero Aeroportos

Rosenbauer will supply fire-fighting systems from its main plant in Leonding, Austria Rosenbauer, the fire-equipment sector's premier manufacturer, recently signed a contract with Brazil's state-owned airport operator Infraero Aeroportos to supply 80 PANTHER ARFF, worth 42.9 m USD.  By undertaking this fleet renewal program, Infraero Aeroportos is bringing fire-protection standards at Brazil's airports right up to date – all the more important in view of the approa...

Spartan's 2010 Emissions Gladiator Classic Takes Over Chicago

Spacious Gladiator with 600 HP and certifed Cummins ISX diesel  engine Spartan Motors, Inc showcased its cutting-edge line of emergency-response cabs and chassis at Fire-Rescue International conference and Exhibition in Chicago. Spartan Motors Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc., showcased its cutting-edge line of 2010 emergency-response cabs and chassis as the Fire-Rescue International (FRI) Conference and Exhibition gets underwa...

Interschutz 2010 Hosted Rosenbauer’s Innovative Firefighting And Rescue Vehicles

Rosenbauer displayed its complete line of PANTHER aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle at INTERSCHUTZ  Rosenbauer America sent a heavy rescue vehicle on a Spartan chassis, Rosenbauer Spain a forest firefighting vehicle on an Unimog to the show. At the Interschutz 2010 Rosenbauer displayed remarkable innovations and demonstrated its product line in action. ARFF Vehicles: The complete line of the PANTHER aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicles and the rescue stair v...

ROSENBAUER Develops New Emergency Management Information System During Research Project

ROSENBAUER's new mobile information system was developed in the course of a research project New information system developed to provide the emergency services with mobile operational management Together with its project partners, the Austrian Fire Services Association, the Upper Austrian "Fachhochschule" in Hagenberg, mobilkom austria and Siemens, in the course of a research project, ROSENBAUER has developed an information system for mobile operational management. The focu...

IFRM Sends Donated Gear To Papua New Guinea

The IFRM has sent donated firefighter gear to a Papua New Guinea fire dept. IFRM sends equipment donated by fire departments across US In late June, the International Fire Relief Mission (IFRM) sent one pallet of donated fire and EMS equipment to the Ukarumpa Fire Department in Papua New Guinea. Later this year, IFRM will send a team of fire and EMS professionals to train members of the fire department on the safe and proper use of the equipment. IFRM is a nonprofit...

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