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Washington DC -- The Oshkosh M-ATV, Textron ASV, and Navistar MaxxPro vehicles-- as well as many other military vehicles -- are fiited with the Spicer Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS) from Dana Holding Corp.
"Dana has a long history developing products used in the military market," said Mark Wallace, Dana's president of On-Highway Driveline Technologies. "Our expertise in energy conveyance and mobility make us the ideal partner for military vehicle OEMs wishing to incorporate cutting-edge technologies and industry-leading support into their vehicles."
Dana said, "With the press of a button from inside the cab, Spicer CTIS technology maximises vehicle mobility by adjusting tyre pressure to the optimum footprint on any terrain. This innovative system enables a vehicle to escape threats, bringing soldiers to safety in the most strenuous environments."
Dana will be displaying its CTIS and other technologies at the Association of the United States Army's Annual Meeting (AUSA) at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Oct. 10-12 at booth No. 7837:
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Press release from Dana Holding