DroneUp, LLC has announced that the State of New Mexico has signed a Participating Addendum for the NASPO ValuePoint contract for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle services, the company said.
This addendum begins the offering for the purchase of complete drone solutions to all state agencies, commissions, political subdivisions, institutions, and local public bodies allowed by law. The award is the first of its kind for the drone industry and a highly anticipated announcement.
DroneUp, an end-to-end drone pilot service provider for aerial data collection was awarded the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Services Master Agreement by the Commonwealth of Virginia in August 2019. 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 New Mexico is now able to use the award for the benefit of state departments, institutions, agencies, political subdivisions, and other eligible entities.
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 Gaming, and Agency Media Relations and Marketing. It´s anticipated that the primary users will be the Departments of Aviation, Emergency Management, Transportation, Forestry, Mines, Minerals and Energy, and all Public Universities and Community Colleges.
DroneUp provides end-to-end aerial data collection services to commercial industries and public sector organizations, leveraging its patent-pending platform, Mission Match. DroneUp is located in 50 states with more than 10,000 certified drone pilots. DroneUp is SWaM (Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned Business) certified as a small business by the Commonwealth of Virginia.