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Airport Fire Engines

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MAGIRUS AIRPORT FIRE-FIGHTING VEHICLES SERVING HEROES. SINCE 1864. 1

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MAGIRUS PHILOSOPHY FIRE-FIGHTERS DON’T SIMPLY DO A JOB. THEY FOLLOW A CALLING. Our job is to support them with first-class equipment. Every day, fire-fighters and disaster relief workers around the world do their best to save lives, defy the forces of nature and rescue people from difficult situations. But again and again, they outdo themselves to become the true heroes of our day. These people don’t simply do a job, but follow their calling. Just like us at Magirus. Our passion is to build the best fire-fighting equipment in the world, the best turntable ladders, the best fire-fighting vehicles,...

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MAGIRUS HISTORY “Only he who knows fire can deal with it successfully.” TO BLAZE A NEW TRAIL, YOU HAVE TO LEAVE THE BEATEN PATH. Of this we are convinced. Innovation is a 150-year-old tradition at Magirus. 150 years ago, Ulm fire-fighter Conrad Dietrich Magirus had only one goal: Making life safer for himself and his fire-fighting comrades and making it easier to respond to missions. With this motivation, he developed the revolutionary Ulm ladder, the first two-wheel extension ladder that could be climbed when free-standing and moved when extended. In the following decades, Magirus developed one...

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MAGIRUS AIRPORT FIRE-FIGHTING VEHICLES EXTREME PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY FOR EMERGENCIES. Because a split second can decide between life and death on the runway. Ensuring airport security is a task that is constantly growing – at almost the same rate as the number of take-offs and landings, aircraft size and thus, the increasing number of passengers. Airport fire brigades face more challenges than ever and require an equally innovative as reliable equipment. The Magirus DRAGON, IMPACT and IMPACT SUPER series represent a complete range of highly specialized vehicles that have proven...

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EXTREMELY COMPACT, AGILE PERFORMANCE: DRAGON X4. The DRAGON X4 is a powerhouse with breathtaking speed and manoeuvrability. The DRAGON X4 offers all the benefits of a special ARFFV (Aircrash Rescue and Fire Fighting Vehicle) and combines them with the manoeuvrability of a compact tank pumper. Thus, depending on the tactical requirement, it can be converted into an incredibly fast intervention vehicle or one that delivers dry powder at large airports. For smaller airports, it is the ideal all-rounder for fire protection on the runway. The spacious DRAGON cab with its low and ergonomic...

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The DRAGON X6 has the benefits of the DRAGON concept, but on an agile, all-terrain three-axle chassis. In this vehicle category, the performance values of the DRAGON X6 - e.g. engine power, acceleration and extinguishing power - are found nowhere else in the world. TEP stands for Twin Engine Power Pack. The vehicle has a drive unit with two 540 HP (Euro 3) or 560 HP (Euro 5) IVECO Cursor I3 motors, which drive both the vehicle as well as the high-performance pump (up to 9,400 l/ min). An intermediate transmission in the drive line allows operation when driving, when pumping and in the pump...

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GIGANTIC PERFORMANCE AND FLEXIBILITY IN ONE: SUPERDRAGON X8. The SUPERDRAGON X8 perfectly illustrates the outstanding strengths of the DRAGON concept and the power of a giant payload. Extinguishing major fires, saving lives, protecting material goods, preserving infrastructure: For complex tasks at large modern airports, the SUPERDRAGON X8 is always the first choice due to its outstanding capabilities. With a permissible gross weight of 52 tons, it carries a giant payload. Depending on requirements, it is available with wheelbases from 4050 and 5050 mm. Its extensive reserves can be used...

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THE ALLROUNDER IN THE COMPACT CLASS: IMPACT X4. The IMPACT X4 combines proven solutions with innovative technologies, resulting in an all-rounder with highly specialised skills. The IMPACT X4 is specially designed for fire-fighters at lowcategory airports. It combines a compact size with a wide range of applications. The series is based on large-scale truck series components that have proven themselves thousands of times over in service and which have been modified to meet the requirements of this specific application: Motors in the power range of up to 560 HP for the fastest operational...

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SUPREMACY AND STRENGTH IN COMPACT FORM: IMPACT X6. The IMPACT X6 plays in the next higher league and provides absolute top performance. The IMPACT X6 combines the best of two worlds: With a three-axle chassis, it offers all the benefits of the compact 4x4 but with an enhanced engine and greater extinguishing capacities. As the IMPACT X6, it achieves almost as much as the DRAGON class and is a highly efficient alternative for fire departments with large missions. All IMPACT models can be adapted to local missions. It can be equipped with many possible combinations, including Pumps with or...

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THE ALTERNATIVE FOR HIGH-PERFORMANCE AIRFIELD FIRE PROTECTION: SUPERIMPACT X6. The SUPERIMPACT X6 is specially designed for the most demanding and extreme performance. SUPERIMPACT X6 is a completely new Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Vehicle (ARFFV) based on large truck series with reinforced components and especially broad axes. This new series, based on IVECO chassis, is the result of a close collaboration between chassis engineers and fire protection specialists – for maximum performance from a single mould. The powerful CFR chassis has a total weight of 33 tons with a width of 2,900...

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MAGIRUS DRAGON X6 UND SUPERDRAGON X8 MAGIRUS FEATURES DRAGON, SUPERIMPACT AND IMPACT MUCH MORE THAN JUST THE SUM OF ITS PARTS: DRAGON X6 AND SUPERDRAGON X8 THE BEST EQUIPMENT FOR EVERY CHALLENGE: DRAGON, SUPERIMPACT AND IMPACT. In addition to the hard facts, handling, mission ergonomics and safety play a crucial role – especially when it comes to such large vehicles as the DRAGON. Modern passenger and freight aircraft are a considerable challenge for fire brigades. Our airport fire-fighting vehicles are optimised to handle these, down to the last detail. IVECO POWER PACK IVECO Twin Engine...

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