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Prototype heavy tanker updated roadshow schedule

By: Duncan Russell

Category: Vehicles / Equipment / Buildings

  12.27 PM 4 May, 2015

Location: General

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CFA’s prototype heavy tanker has been travelling around the state so that firefighters have the opportunity to give feedback.

The list of venues and times has been updated and can be downloaded here. It's also on CFA Online - Docs, Forms, manuals > Fire & Emergencies > Vehicle Specifications.

General specifications

  •               Overall height: 3,150mm, length: 8,100mm, width: 2,700mm over mirrors
  •               15T GVM
  •               17.5 metres turning circle (kerb-to-kerb)
  •               Iveco Eurocargo ML150E28W 4x4 Crew Cab, 205kW/950Nm, 6-speed Tiptronic ZF6AS1000 automated manual transmission (no clutch pedal)
  •               Bucket seating for five – two in the front and three in the rear
  •               Internal roll cage
  •               Isuzu 4LE2/GAAM Mk300D two-stage pump/water cooled diesel engine rated at 1,200 lpm @ 700kpa.
  •               Electric priming pump
  •               4,000-litre polyethylene rota moulded water tank including nominal 750 litres for crew/vehicle spray protection system
  •               Deliveries:
  •                 Rear – 2 x Ø65mm Storz
  •                 Deck – 2 x 2 Ø38mm external lug
  •                 Undertray – 2 x Ø38mm external lug
  •               Post pump A Class Foam injection via a CTD Triton LP, to all deliveries c/w 50-litre foam tank and nearside ground tank filling capability
  •               Bullbar mounted TFT Tornado electric monitor (0 – 450 l/min) c/w in-cabin joystick control
  •               Three-position pump controls (cabin, deck and rear)
  •               Swivel mounted, electric rewind live hose reel c/w 45 metre ؾ hose
  •               Swivel mounted dead hose reel
  •               nine-metre long Ø75mm preconnected suction hose
  •               VMux CANBUS multiplexing
  •               Large LED water tank level indicators situated on the sides of body
  •               Little Giant multi-function ladder (5.8 metres extended length)
  •               Crew protection system including cabin and deck curtains and water sprays c/w two-position controls
  •               Nearside and offside aluminium stowage lockers c/w lift-up hinged doors including optional BA hoses, adaptors and chainsaw, PPE miscellaneous gear and salvage gear
  •               All body lighting is LED including internal locker lighting
Last Updated: 04 May 2015