Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks Showcases Unimog Fire-Fighting Vehicle with Unrivaled Off-Road Capabilities

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Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks debuts its latest off-road marvel, the Unimog fire-fighting vehicle, at the prestigious RETTmobil event. Positioned at stand F16 within the outdoor exhibition area, the Unimog water tender stands as a testament to innovation, offering unparalleled performance in challenging environments such as forest fires and rescue missions. Attendees can explore the vehicle’s features firsthand and engage with experts on-site to gain insights into its multifaceted applications across various emergency scenarios. Additionally, visitors will have the opportunity to witness other Unimog-based emergency vehicles, including models recently acquired by the state of Hesse, further enriching the exhibition experience. RETTmobil, a premier platform for showcasing cutting-edge solutions in fire and rescue technology, runs from May 15-17 in Fulda.

At the heart of the Unimog U 5023 lies a robust design engineered to conquer rugged terrains and deliver optimal performance in demanding conditions. Boasting an impressive ground clearance of 50 centimeters, the Unimog effortlessly overcomes obstacles and navigates steep gradients, facilitated by specialized off-road tires and an integrated tire pressure regulation system for enhanced traction. Optional fording capabilities enable seamless navigation through water bodies, expanding the vehicle’s operational scope in flood-prone areas. Furthermore, advanced heat protection features safeguard critical components, ensuring operational reliability in high-temperature environments, a testament to Mercedes-Benz’s commitment to safety and efficiency.

Equipped with a Rosenbauer superstructure compliant with TLF 3000 standards, the Unimog boasts a 3,000-liter tank capacity and a FPN 10-2000 centrifugal fire pump for efficient extinguishing agent deployment. Customization options cater to diverse operational needs, with provisions for larger pump capacities and additional spray bars, complemented by spacious equipment compartments for seamless storage and access. The superstructure’s lightweight aluminum frame enhances stability and maneuverability, while ergonomic design elements optimize operational efficiency, bolstering emergency response capabilities.




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