WASHINGTON (Oct. 11, 2011)—Dana Holding Corp. is supplying its Spicer Central Tire Inflation System for a number of U.S. military vehicles, including the Oshkosh M-ATV, Textron ASV and Navistar MaxxPro.
“Dana has a long history developing products used in the military market,” said Mark Wallace, the company'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.”
“With the press of a button from inside the cab,” according to Dana, “Spicer CTIS technology maximizes vehicle mobility by adjusting tire 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 is displaying its CTIS and other technologies Oct. 10-12 at the Association of the United States Army's annual meeting and exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington.