Avion Unmanned, the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) division of Avion Solutions, has been awarded a contract by the Commonwealth of Virginia allowing it to provide services to state and local government agencies in all 50 states.
“Providing a simplified direct path for government agencies at all levels to request unmanned aircraft operations is finally a reality. With the award of this first-of-its-kind contract, Avion Unmanned has been selected to provide critical data to organizations who desperately need it, but have never before had a mechanism to acquire vetted, legal, and safe operations in a timely manner,” said Taylor Abington, Senior Program Manager of Avion Unmanned.
Under Contract E194-79435m Avion Unmanned can provide UAS services nationwide including: emergency services, law enforcement support, aerial inspection and mapping data services, support to agricultural and gaming, as well as agency media relations and marketing.
“Avion Unmanned’s solutions are true force multipliers that provide actionable data, reduce operational risks, and improve efficiency in critical areas from disaster response to law enforcement and even agriculture management,” said Chad Donald, President and CEO of Avion Solutions. “Under this new contract, Avion will partner with agencies nationwide to enable better decision-making, improve operations, and save lives.”
Virginia’s Department of General Service (DGS) and the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) in all 50 states and territories in the United States are working together through Contract E194-79435 to provide agencies easier access to organizations like Avion Unmanned.
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