Draganfly Inc. has delivered the first of three Situational Assessment Drones to DSNS Emergency Services Department in Kyiv, Ukraine.
The company will also deliver two Situational Assessment Drones to DSNS in other regions of Ukraine to provide situational awareness intel, infrastructure assessments, and aid in search and rescue operations throughout the country.
Draganfly’s Situational Assessment Drone is an automated VTOL drone that utilizes RGB and Multi-Spectral imaging solutions to provide the operator with instantly available maps for future use.
Lightweight and easy to deploy, the drones can provide multiple flight and data capture options to help improve situational awareness, assist in hazardous and inaccessible areas, and increase overall efficiency for ground resources.
“Our drones continue to play a significant role in assisting and aiding the people of Ukraine,” said Cameron Chell, President and CEO of Draganfly. “Draganfly has been engaged with several organizations to ensure Ukraine is supported with the best available technology. We are excited to get the first of three Situational Assessment Drones to DSNS Emergency Services Ukraine to make an even greater impact in the country.”
“Draganfly’s drone technology is crucial in helping ensure our first responders remain safe while responding to emergencies,” said Yurii Anykiienko, International Cooperation Specialist with the Main Department of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Kyiv region. “Drones are the primary tools in this conflict. They provide our first responders with the necessary information to respond to operations effectively.”
“Due to the sheer number and severity of incidents that first responders are having to manage, they need all the specialized equipment they can get their hands on to help during this conflict,” said Kevin Royle, Founder of Fire Fighter Aid Ukraine. “Draganfly’s Situational Assessment Drones will provide first responders in Ukraine the chance to create a safe plan when they need to respond to dangerous and inaccessible areas.”