Swiss Army now fully armed with high volume pumps

The rescue forces of the Swiss Army are expanding their equipment with 26 mobile water supply systems from Hytrans. The latest purchase consists of 26 units of the Hydrosub 150 as well as 78 flood pumps and a large amount of 6” hose. The latest delivery follows an initial purchase in the 1990s of 40 units of the Hydrosub 150. The Swiss Army uses the Hydrosub 150 units to pump water over long distances, both to provide firefighting water as well as to remove water in floods. The new pump units have been built according to a newly introduced Swiss army specification that includes, amongst others, a requirement for a relay pumping module. This module enables several Hydrosub … [Read more...]

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