Cargo Loaders

Defense applications present a unique set of challenges. Cargo handling equipment needs to be robust and air transportable to meet the demands. And with defense spending always scrutinized  — high-value machinery and cost-effective ownership are a must.

Oshkosh AeroTech defense cargo loaders strike all those notes and more. It’s a major reason defense airport operations around the globe trust our equipment, with over 500 Halvorsen loaders in use worldwide.

Our corps of cargo loaders boast features like:

  • Ability to work with diverse commercial and cargo aircraft
  • Three- to five-pallet models accommodate loads of 25,000 lb (11,340 kg) to 50,000 (22,680 kg)
  • Designed to be stable during loading activities
  • Air transportable
  • Favorable operating and upkeep costs
  • Significantly-above-average longevity

Halvorsen 3 Pallet Loaders

JBT’s 25K Halvorsen 3 pallet loaders offer streamlined and safe cargo operations support, even in harsh conditions. Ideal for aircraft ranging from the AN 295 to the B747.

Atlas 4 and 5 Pallet Loaders

JBT’s 40K & 50K Atlas aircraft pallet loaders are efficient, reliable, and safe. They’re able to accommodate aircraft up to B747s at most airfields.

Contact our team today with any questions you may have about these products or how they benefit your operations.

Oshkosh AeroTech Defense Cargo Plane Loaders, Always a 6-Star Choice

OSK machinery is the Pershing or Washington of GSE. It’s earned its admirable position for more than just having lower ownership costs and exemplary resale value. Among its many other merits, our aircraft cargo transporters and cargo loaders have the following benefits:

  • Use diesel fuel
  • High-lift capability to accommodate aircraft from the AN 295 up to civilian B747 cargo plane
  • Suitable for ramped defense and for main-deck commercial cargo aircraft
  • Proven reliability in combat operation zones, humanitarian missions, and various global climatic conditions
  • Solid, fixed chassis and wheel-base for maximum stability during operation
  • Cutting-edge diagnostics
  • Intuitive and responsive controls
  • Automatic docking options

Your Oshkosh AeroTech defense cargo loader isn’t just robust — it’s simple to operate and own. The use and maintenance of our GSE is straightforward and uncomplicated. For example, your crew will find:

  • Well-positioned controls for fast access and efficient operation
  • High-speed capability for keeping pace with airport operations
  • The self-docking option eases a tricky step in the transfer process
  • User-friendly design reduces training requirements

Oshkosh AeroTech, More than Just Ground Support Equipment

Defense installations are bustling hubs of countless and complex activities. Working with OSK could calm the frenzy by facilitating operations, and yield better results.

OSK offers a vast selection of products, services, and support to meet the call of duty. If your base or airfield needs aviation support equipment or operational systems — OSK can help. We’ve got the solutions you require for agile and efficient airport operations.

Best Offering of Defense Airport Equipment

Why stop at K loaders? We certainly didn’t! OSK has a massive collection of other machinery that includes:

Oshkosh AeroTech hardware is deployed at civilian and defense airports across the world. Airport managers, cargo handlers, and support personnel need to know they can count on their machinery to perform and OSK has been delivered.

Operation “Comprehensive Solutions” for Mission Success

Your recon for an end-to-end ground support equipment supplier is over now that you’ve fixed your sights on OSK. We’ve got all the machinery and support services you need and are ready to help you. Reach out today and see how we can improve your airport operations.