War in Ukraine, Draganfly's drones will bring medical supplies to unreachable areas
Draganfly Inc., industry-leading drone solutions and systems developer, announced today that the Company, in partnership with Coldchain Delivery Systems, LLC (“Coldchain Delivery Systems”), has successfully completed deployment and training of its first Medical Response Drone to Revived Soldiers Ukraine (“RSU”)
Draganfly’s initial Medical Response Drone was received by Iryna Vashchuk Discipio, President of RSU, and members of her staff, including pilots, at a facility in Poland on May 1, 2022.
The drone was then transported to Ukraine, where the Company’s experienced pilots conducted virtual training with RSU’s drone operators.
Draganfly’s Medical Response Drone is equipped with the Company’s temperature-managed Medical Response Payload Box, which can transport up to 35 pounds of temperature-sensitive medical supplies, including blood, pharmaceuticals, insulin/medicines, vaccines, water, and wound care kits.
The innovative payload system on this type of drone ensures ease of access when top mounted and effective quick-release operations when bottom mounted.
“The crisis across Ukraine continues to create challenging conditions for emergency crews trying to provide aid to those in need.
Our Medical Response Drone and subsequent drone solutions will help RSU effectively access hotspots and deliver crucial medical supplies and equipment to affected Ukrainians,” said Cameron Chell, CEO of Draganfly
“Getting Draganfly’s Medical Response Drone to RSU is a major achievement,” said Wayne Williams, Founder and Executive Director of Coldchain Delivery Systems.
“The situation in Ukraine continues to change rapidly. Draganfly’s Medical Response Drones will help ensure the timely delivery of temperature-sensitive medical supplies and life-saving equipment to dangerous and hard-to-reach areas.”
“To save lives, high-tech solutions like Draganfly’s Medical Response Drone are crucial,” said Iryna Vashchuk Discipio, President of RSU.
“Donations, training, deliveries, and help from philanthropic partners like DroneAid (DroneAid.co) and its chair Riaz Mamdani will help us effectively scale up our humanitarian aid operations in Ukraine.”
Draganfly recently announced that it received an order for its Medical Response and Search and Rescue Drones from Coldchain Delivery Systems for immediate deployment with RSU
The Company will provide an initial combined total of 10 North American-made Medical Response and Search and Rescue Drones.