Will-Burt Subsidiary GEROH MGS Trailer Successfully Consigned to Marshall Aerospace and Defence

'Just in time' - the prototype of the MGS trailer was handed over to Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group. The trailer is part of the new ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) ground control station to enter service with two Middle East armed forces. The whole system consists of the trailer and a Marshall shelter mounted on a military utility vehicle and contains ISTAR imagery interpretation equipment supplied by UTC Aerospace Systems. The system is a highly mobile solution able to keep up with deployable command centre.

MGS Trailer
ISTAR Ground Control Station

The customised MGS Trailer has a gross vehicle weight of 14,300lbs, an overall length of 20.7ft and an overall width of 8ft. It is equipped with a high-capacity knuckle boom telescopic crane by FASSI (maximum load 2,200lb). The crane is needed to load and unload a mobile FISCHER PANDA generator (weight 1,430lbs) and three transport boxes with additional equipment (weights between 605lbs and 825lbs). Furthermore an additional non-removable 30kVA / 400V generator with approximately 2,420lbs is installed on the trailer platform to give the system its own integral power source.

Customised engineering and integration at its best.
The system passed all the required MIL-STD tests successfully and will entering the service in the first quarter 2014.

About The Will-Burt Company:
The Will-Burt Company (, located in Orrville, Ohio, USA, is the world's premier manufacturer of mobile telescoping mast and tower solutions. We offer virtually every payload elevation and integration solution from the three top brands; Will-Burt, GEROH and Integrated Tower Solutions (ITS) – for military, fire, cellular, broadcast, entertainment and other applications. Will-Burt also designs and manufactures military and other shelters made of all-composite materials that deliver higher performance at lower life cycle cost than metal or partial composite shelters. Will-Burt’s LINX security solutions provide integrated access control and intrusion detection certified to protect critical assets.  Will-Burt offers a variety of metal fabrication and manufacturing services backed by an ISO 9001:2008 certified quality system.   Incorporated in 1918, Will-Burt is 100% employee-owned and is classified as a small business.

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