Vehicles

Fast, agile & ready for action: The TMB 0/4000/0-42

By | 01.05.2019|Aerials, Vehicles|

The requirements for the new emergency vehicle for the company fire brigade of the industrial area Schwechat were enormous: Rescue of people in the industrial area, high equipment, blind spots, great extinguishing power, which, as is prescribed [...]

Safety mission for aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles – stability and driving dynamics

By | 17.04.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles|

As already mentioned in the last blog post about the electronic braking system EBS and the electronic directional stabilization program ESC, safety awareness is becoming more and more important for the fire department. One of [...]

Perfect for the Most Extreme Conditions – the TIGON Industrial Fire Fighting Vehicle

By | 01.04.2019|Special Vehicles, Vehicles|

The new TIGON towers over everything that has existed before. The TATRA FORCE chassis, known for its outstanding off-road capability, is combined with a Rosenbauer power train with VOLVO engine and high-end industrial extinguishing technology [...]

10 New Aerial Ladders for Frankfurt am Main

By | 27.03.2019|Aerials, Vehicles|

The Frankfurt Fire Department is one of the largest in Germany. There are twelve fire and rescue stations scattered throughout the city with a total of over 1,000 firefighters. In addition, there are about 900 [...]

The CFT on snow and ice

By | 21.03.2019|CFT (Concept Fire Truck), Innovation, Vehicles|

The Concept Fire Truck (CFT) went on tour again in February. This time it traveled in Scandinavia and stopped in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. We also had the opportunity to make a tour stop at [...]

It’s all about Physics: Tipping

By | 11.03.2019|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

Current incidents underline that the overturning, i.e. tipping, of tank firefighting vehicles is currently a hot topic in the firefighting sector. Rosenbauer, as an innovation and world market leader, has always diligently dealt with the [...]

A milestone: The PANTHER at Vienna International Airport

By | 01.03.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles|

This was something we'd been fretting over... The PANTHER has been successfully performing its duties all over the world. Including at domestic airports in Austria: Graz, Innsbruck, Linz, Salzburg - no matter where you disembarked, [...]

AT Rescue Fire Fighting Vehicle for France

By | 01.02.2019|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles|

The SDIS 37 (the state fire brigade of the Departements Indre-et-Loi) relies on 2,160 firefighters to protect an area of 6,100 km2 as well as 610,000 residents. The "Tours Centre" fire department in the heart [...]

The E8000 for Australia

By | 01.01.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles|

With the introduction of the new Super Jumbo Airbus A-380 in 2004, a whole new set of challenges was thrown to the Airport Fire Fighting Crews at major airports served. Besides the massive dimensions and [...]

In Focus: The Tiller of the Ventura County Fire Department

By | 03.12.2018|Aerials, Vehicles|

This is one of the most extraordinary fire engines in the world and enjoys cult status not only in the USA. We are talking about the Tiller ladder, a fully automated hydraulic aerial ladder on [...]