Canadian drone hardware and systems developer Draganfly is diversifying its aerial activities in Ukraine through a new, multi-year contract to create a UAV training program destined for agencies under command of the nation’s Interior Ministry, including the National Guard and police.

Draganfly announced it had been selected to develop the new drone instruction and training curriculum for Ukraine’s Interior Ministry agencies just a week after the company began redeploying its UAVs already assisting the country, and help locate and provide for flooding victims around Kherson following the destruction of the Kakhovka dam. 

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The pair of events underlined the Saskatchewan-based company’s diversifying activities helping Ukraine defend itself from Russia’s invasion.

Draganfly has supplied humanitarian organizations in the county with heavy-lift cargo UAVs to