Airport operations require extra specialization, knowledge and having perfect equipment for firefighters. Lion is manufactured to meet every need, demand and the most important requirements of firefighting crews even in most difficult conditions with its speed and functionality. Lion is designed to handle all possible risks in airports with its flawless workmanship and innovative product specifications. Lion meets all the demands for the toughest situations which require a rapid response.
17 UNITS OF “LION” ARE ON THE WAY TO MALAYSIA
The project which consists of 17 units Lion 6×6 for Malaysia Airports is a 3-year contracted project. The first shipment of Lion 6×6 vehicles to Malaysia Airports has started. 8 vehicles from the 17-unit project have shipped and the project will be finished by the end of 2022 according to the contract that
signed with Malaysia Airports.
Lion 6×6 vehicles are produced to Volkan’s high-quality standards to meet both NFPA and ICAO standards. They will be at Malaysian Airports to give firefighters the highest levels of support.
Lion 6×6 vehicles are the new protectors of Malaysia Airports with its powerful engine, DCP system, CAFS unit, hydraulic and manual equipment and with its handy and innovative solutions that are perfectly integrated to the system. Lion 6×6 vehicles are produced by the Volkan R&D Center by taking into consideration the tropical climate conditions and local usage habits.
TECHNICAL FEATURES OF LION 6X6
Lion 6×6 which can reach to the operation zone within seconds with its lightweight and aerodynamic superstructure, composite alloy and 770 HP can fearlessly overcome even the challenging missions with its Volkan branded fire pump up to 10,000 lpm which is one-piece designed and manufactured.
Volkan branded electrically controlled monitors with a flow capacity of up to 9,750 lpm are provided on the roof and bumper of the vehicle. Lion’s water tank has a capacity of 14,000 lt and it has a 1,700 lt foam capacity tank within its monocoque sandwich composite.
All Lion class ARFF vehicles are equipped with EFP 550 which is the Volkan automatic foam proportion system compatible with most foam concentrates that are preferred by ARFF teams. The foam system can handle foam densities between 1% and 18%.
Lion’s cabin has a very ergonomic design for the crew and performance of the vehicle. It has up to 5+1 seats and is very spacious. Lion’s glass storage door gives vision to the operator and automatic sliding rescue stairs is one of the other important features of the vehicle. In addition, thanks to the air
conditioning pack, Lion class vehicles can operate under different weather conditions from less than – 25°C up to +55°C. Lion’s user-friendly dashboard within the panel is always available for offering service. Bird-eye view parking system is available thanks to the cameras located on both sides and at the rear of the vehicle.
CONNECTED FOR HEROES (C4H): VEHICLE MONITORING AND REPORTING SYSTEM
C4H is a vehicle monitoring system which is developed by Volkan R&D Team. C4H monitors the vehicle and reports the data to Volkan’s After Sales Service Team. The data reporting prevents potential faults on the chassis and firefighting system by sending signals to the operator. The fleet manager at the fire station can also monitor conditions of the vehicle on-line.
For more information on this exciting new ARFF Vehicle please visit: www.volkan.com.tr