Avion Unmanned Signs Participating Addendum With Alaska
Avion Unmanned, a drone technology company, has signed a participating addendum with the State of Alaska, providing access to offerings for all state agencies, political subdivisions and institutions.
The participating addendum simplifies the acquisition process for government agencies at all levels that want to request unmanned aircraft operations, the company said Thursday.
"Avion Unmanned has been selected to provide critical data collection services to organizations who desperately need it, but have never before had a contract vehicle to acquire vetted, legal and safe operations in a timely manner," said Taylor Abington, Avion Unmanned's senior program manager.
The company was selected through the National Association of State Procurement Officials ValuePoint cooperative purchasing organization.
NASPO is an American nonprofit association formed by top procurement officials across the states and Washington.
The organization has partnered with Virginia's Department of General Services to enable easier procurements of UAS or drone services through Contract E194-79435.
Avion Unmanned's offerings include emergency services, law enforcement support, aerial inspection and mapping data services, agricultural and gaming support, agency media relations and marketing.
"Avion Unmanned's solutions will provide Alaska's state and local agencies with a resource to gather actionable data, reduce operational risks, and improve efficiency in critical areas," said Chad Donald, the president and CEO of Avion Solutions.
Avion Solutions, the parent company of Avion Unmanned, is a Huntsville-based engineering and logistics solutions provider that supports military-grade projects.
Avion Unmanned is a UAS service prover that offers UAS flight operations, red team support, aerial inspections, training and program development for commercial, military and non-military government agencies.
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