Museum Hosts Tornado Intercept Vehicle


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In association with the Extreme Weather 3D IMAX film the Museum will have storm chaser Sean Casey’s Tornado Intercept Vehicle (TIV2) on the north pad from through Thursday, March 2, 2017. Many of you may be asking, what is a TIV2?


Well, it:

-Is built on a Dodge 3500 Ram frame

-Is powered by a 6.7-liter Cummins turbo charged Diesel engine

-Has been modified with propane and water injection to produce 625 horsepower

-Weighs 15,500 pounds

-Has hydraulic airflow flaps

-Includes anchor spikes

-Has a custom turret for an IMAX camera

-Can stay on the ground in wild weather


Feel free to stop by and snap a selfie. #TIVatDMNS #extremeweather3d

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