ired joins ypo drone framework

The new framework supports the Emergency Services, Blue Light, and other public bodies

iRed are thrilled to have been granted a contract with YPO as part of a major national framework agreement, in conjunction with the Home Office.

The £8m framework agreement is dedicated to supporting the Emergency Services, Blue Light, and other public sector bodies. The primary focus of the framework is the supply of drones and their associated products and services to these organisations.

iRed, an industry-leading provider of drone training, surveys, and solutions, are proud to be one of two suppliers to win a place on all sections of the four-lot contract. Following a tendering process in which the company achieved a score of 99%, iRed has been selected to provide these public sector bodies with innovative drone technology, as well as specialist sensors.

Also incorporated in the new framework is the supply of a wide variety of services, such as drone hire, leasing options, and bespoke packages. In addition, iRed will be providing YPO’s clients with unique support and maintenance, including drone repairs and servicing.

Tim Mammatt, iRed’s Solutions Manager, said: “This framework is a fantastic opportunity, and we are particularly proud that iRed has secured a place on all four lots of the framework agreement.”

“It’s great to see more applications for drone technology emerge within the public sector, and we’re looking forward to working with YPO to supply their clients with industry-leading technologies, as well as services, support and maintenance.”

YPO is a leading procurement organisation, delivering products and services to a wide range of public sector bodies.The framework agreement, created in conjunction with the Home Office, has been designed to provide these organisations with drone solutions specifically tailored to their needs.

Drones and the Emergency Services

iRed currently works with a number of drone programmes within the public sector and blue light services, including the Hampshire and Surrey Constabularies. Drone technology has a wide range of applications, which make it ideal for use within organisations such as the Emergency Services.

Drones can be used to provide accurate, real-time visual information and precise data. When integrated with specialist sensors such as thermal cameras, drones become effective tools for search and rescue teams, including the location of missing persons.

A DJI Enterprise Partner, iRed provides industry leading drone platforms and specialist sensors to customers nationwide. As the only supplier with an active operations and accredited drone training division, iRed has an unrivalled knowledge and expertise of their products, which are utilised for both surveys and training.

To buy or hire the latest in drone technology, visit the iRed store: https://store.ired.co.uk/