Drones

Reference: 

859

Request detail: 

1.            Do you have a drone?

2.            If not, are you in the process of obtaining one?

3.            Is your drone a shared resource with other emergency services?

4.            What was the capital cost of your drone?

5.            What is the anticipated annual revenue cost of maintaining your drone for

operational purposes?

6.            What are the crewing/ operating arrangements for ensuring the drone is

available for emergency incidents?

7.            Do you have a policy on the operational use of the drone? If so, could I

please have a copy.

8.            What evaluation process did you adopt before purchasing the drone?

9.            What is the anticipated operational usage for the drone by incident type?

10.          Please supply statistics of the operational use of the drone since

purchased as follows, number of mobilisations, incident type, time in use.

 

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.

Please see below responses to your questions.

1.      Do you have a drone?- No

2.      If not, are you in the process of obtaining one?- No
3.      Is your drone a shared resource with other emergency services?- SFRS do not have a drone, however arrangements are in place for regional requests into County and also through National resilience if required.
4.      What was the capital cost of your drone?- N/A
5.      What is the anticipated annual revenue cost of maintaining your drone for
operational purposes?- N/A
6.      What are the crewing/ operating arrangements for ensuring the drone is
available for emergency incidents?- N/A
7.      Do you have a policy on the operational use of the drone? If so, could I
please have a copy.- N/A
8.      What evaluation process did you adopt before purchasing the drone?- N/A
9.      What is the anticipated operational usage for the drone by incident type?- N/A
10.     Please supply statistics of the operational use of the drone since
purchased as follows, number of mobilisations, incident type, time in use.- N/A

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Monday, 12 November, 2018

Responded: 

Tuesday, 4 December, 2018

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