DroneUp is pleased to announce that it has signed a Participating Addendum with the State of Connecticut today, established as the Procurement Division Contract #19PSX0049. This begins the offering for the purchase of complete drone solutions to all state agencies, political subdivisions, and institutions in accordance with Conn. Gen. Stat. §4a-54. The award is the first of its kind for the drone industry and a highly anticipated announcement.
“We are eager to provide new drone technology services to our state, and we are excited that our local drone pilot operators will have the opportunity to provide these services,” said Greg Mooney, Contract Specialist with the State of Connecticut.
DroneUp was awarded the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Services Master Agreement # E194-79435 by the Commonwealth of Virginia in August 2019. The Master Agreement provides UAS (drone) services to all state agencies, institutions of higher education, and other public bodies and entities.
The services under the award are available for use by all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the territories of the United States through the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization. The State of Connecticut will be able to use the award for the benefit of state departments, institutions, agencies, political subdivisions, and other eligible entities. Please see Connecticut’s Biz Net.
DroneUp’s award includes but is not limited to service categories for Emergency Support Services, Law Enforcement Support, Aerial Inspection or Mapping Data Services, Agricultural and Game Management, and Agency Media Relations and Marketing.
For more information on the NASPO Master Agreement or the State of Connecticut’s Participating Addendum, please contact Tripp Shannon, CRO at 757-337-2125.