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Disaster Response Vehicle, Istanbul
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No: 31473   Contributor: Terry Yip   Year: 2010   Manufacturer: Other   Country: Turkey
Disaster Response Vehicle, Istanbul

One of the more interesting apparatus at the station I visited is this Disaster Response Vehicle. Built in 2007 by a company called GPV and finished by Magirus , this 6x6 truck featured among other things a Gormagh Crane off the rear, a combination debris/snow plow off the front, all wheel steering to allow for crabbing travel, and independent suspension to enable level travel in the cab while traveling on up to 40 degree slopes.
Picture added on 20 February 2012 at 10:03
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Aww, İstanbul has very fancy & beautiful machines...

Added by Saygın Sancar on 29 April 2012.
Hi Terry, yeah saw that one too and at the same station they had 3 of these as pumpers and one "Strong Arm" vehicle.
Cheers, Frank

Added by Frank on 04 May 2012.
Presumably designed principally for earthquake incidents.

Added by Rob Johnson on 09 February 2018.
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