DroneShield Texas Counter UAS Strategy
DroneShield in Texas: a statewide framework to negotiate contracts with Texas agencies
By Jim Magill
DroneShield Limited, a developer and manufacturer of counter-drone technology, said this week it has entered into a contract framework with the state of Texas that will simplify the purchase of its technology by state and local governments and educational agencies in the Lone Star State.
The contract, negotiated through the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) over an 18-month period, is valid for a five-year acquisition period, until February 2027. The agreement, the first of its kind for DroneShield, provides a streamlined purchasing path to any Texas agency requiring protection from the threat of rogue drones.
“It’s not the first state-level agency that we’ve been under contract with, but it is the first time we’ve been awarded with a statewide framework,” Matt McCrann, CEO of DroneShield US, said in an interview.
“We have a lot of engagement…