Sioux Falls, SD – March 21, 2019 – Rosenbauer introduces the 100’ King Cobra articulating platform, which is designed, engineered, and manufactured by Rosenbauer America. Designed for departments that desire the ability to land behind a parapet wall or reach below a bridge deck, the King Cobra can reach up to 20’ below grade utilizing its 8’ articulating jib and the SMART aerial’s capability to extend 12° below grade.
An NFPA-compliant, articulating platform apparatus made for operating in tight areas, firefighters may enter the platform from as little as 10’ in front of the chassis cab. The King Cobra is complete with a 1500 GPM rated waterway and a rating of 1000 lbs. dry or 500 lbs. wet.
“Firefighters almost never have the best working conditions upon arrival. Some department policies prevent crews from being on the roof due to the risk of structural failure,” said Harold Boer, President of Rosenbauer America. “The King Cobra is an articulating platform from which firefighters can land on the roof, balcony, or below grade vertically. The reach is all yours, literally. Rosenbauer has the most experience and offers the most articulating aerials products on the market.”
The 100’ King Cobra has over 250-cubic-feet of compartment space. It will be available in the Rosenbauer-exclusive EXT and FX aluminum or stainless-steel body styles.
Rosenbauer’s 100’ King Cobra will be on-display in April 2019 at the Fire Department Instructor’s Conference (FDIC) International in the Indiana Convention Center, Exhibit Hall J at booth 5200.