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Understanding VIPR – Virtual Incident Procurement

Thursday, December 1, 2022
1:00 pm2:30 pm

Virtual Incident Procurement (VIPR) is a web-based Forest Service application designed to administer preseason Incident Blanket Purchase Agreements (I-BPAs – formerly referred to as Emergency Equipment Rental Agreements or EERAs). This training covers all the steps needed to successfully get your equipment in VIPR.

Part 1 will cover the following:

– Equipment under VIPR each year
– Where and how to register
– SAM and eAuthentication Level 2
– Important websites
– Researching pricing

Part 2 will address accessing VIPR and completing your profile and NAP/IROC – status of your equipment.

Target Audience: Businesses interested in contracting their equipment for wildland fires with the Forest Service.

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