MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Aug 29, 2017 – REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a $2.4 billion manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands and leading provider of parts and services, today announced the delivery of the first KME TalonTM High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET).  The TalonTM delivers the unique ability to have a high reach extendable turret installed on a custom pumper while maintaining a short overall length and wheelbase.

The benefits of the TalonTM HRET include:
  • An elevated 1,000 GPM (gallons per minute) master stream that is manuverable to position around obstruction and wires around the fire ground
  • Cab and body avoidance system with automatic stow and deploy features for ease of use
  • Wireless remote controls for boom and monitor functions
  • Optional piercing nozzle, dry chemical systems, and camera/thermal image systems
“Being customer-focused and solutions-driven, our customers requested this product and KME responded,” said Pete Hoherchak, Aerial Product Manager, KME. “We are extremely pleased to add the TalonTM HRET to our product line as it further strengthens the KME portfolio of solutions for our customers.  The TalonTM articulating and telescoping water tower is designed to complement our custom chassis pumper for structural firefighting.”
Lindenwold Fire District #1, NJ has accepted delivery of the first KME TalonTM HRET.  Mike Nolan, Lindenwold Fire Department, Executive Fire Administrator commented, “This truck will be an asset to our department in many ways. One of the reasons we selected the TalonTM HRET is it addresses our needs for the 24 apartment complexes that our department serves.” 
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REV Group, Inc., is a +2 billion manufacturer of industry-leading motor vehicle brands. Products include ambulances, fire trucks, shuttle buses, transit buses, yard trucks, street sweepers, luxury motorhomes and wheelchair accessible vehicles. REV owns 26 brands, employs more than 6,000 people in 16 different manufacturing facilities in the U.S., and produces more than 20,000 specialty vehicles annually. REV Group recently moved its corporate headquarters from Orlando, Fla., to Milwaukee, Wisc. For more information, about REV, visit