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Oshkosh Airport Products Group, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), today announced an order for two Oshkosh(R) Striker(R) 3000 aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles from Incheon International Airport in South Korea. The two Striker vehicles will be delivered in 2010 to this growing hub in East Asia.
The Oshkosh Striker is among the most popular ARFF vehicles in the world. Its platform capabilities have garnered the vehicle overwhelming respect among a growing list of customers, including Chicago O'Hare International, Dubai International, Montreal Pierre Elliot Trudeau International, Jose Maria Cordova International, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International and Beijing Capital International.
Other Oshkosh Fire & Emergency segment vehicles sold to the East Asia region in 2009 include a Pierce(R) pumper fire truck and six BAI(TM) ARFF vehicles.
Located 70 km from Seoul, the capital and largest city in South Korea, Incheon International Airport serves as a hub for international civilian air transportation and cargo traffic in East Asia. It is currently Asia's eighth busiest airport in terms of passengers, the world's fifth busiest airport in terms of cargo and freight, and the world's eleventh busiest airport in terms of international passengers. In 2009, the Incheon airport received a full 5-star ranking and was voted the "best airport in the world" by the British-based Skytrax consultancy group.
Oshkosh distributor MS Trading Company will supply service and support.