This 35ft. Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD) vehicle was custom designed and built for the Fort Wayne PD (IN). Built on a Freightliner MT-55 forward control chassis, the vehicle features one of our industry-exclusive flat-floor slide-outs to maximize the available interior workspace. All vehicle functions are controlled by our exclusive Intel-I-Touch™ vehicle automation touchscreen. The only system like it in the industry, vehicle deployment, HVAC, lighting and generator start/stop, everything is handled with the touchscreen. A one-touch vehicle leveling system has also been installed.
The exterior of the vehicle features a curbside integrated lift for the Department's bomb disposal robot and gear and is operated with a plug-in handheld controller on the outside of the vehicle. The lift was built into the body so it sits flush when retracted. LDV integrated a weatherproof exterior workstation to the curbside of the vehicle which houses awning controls and a 32" high resolution display monitor. Our extreme duty body storage compartments offer additional room for gear. Bright LED scene lighting was integrated into the body for night operations. A complete emergency lighting and siren package was also included. Dual power retractable awnings with wind-sensing technology were also included to provide shade when needed. Staff can access the interior through two curbside entry doors. A full vehicle perimeter video camera system was also installed. The video feed can be recorded by an 8-channel DVR. The electronics rack is also included in the front area of the vehicle.
Inside the vehicle, there are two workstations built into the slide-out. Blackout curtains were made for all cab windows. Custom fabricated aluminum cabinetry was installed for storage and custom aluminum box pan shelves with polyester cargo netting was also installed to secure gear. A 43" wall-mounted monitor is installed in the front area of the vehicle. A galley was included in the center of the vehicle with fixed bench seating. Roll-up storage doors were integrated to help secure gear during transport.
In the robot area in the rear, diamond plate flooring was selected for durability. Six Zico plastic air cylinder racks were also installed. Aluminum box pan shelves with polyester cargo netting were built into the streetside interior for additional gear storage. A flip-down fixed bench seat was added for staff. An Armag Corporation red day box was double lock cover is mounted to slides for accessibility.