Understanding VIPR – Virtual Incident Procurement


Format: E-course
Duration: Approx. 90 minutes
Instructor: Dee Edwards, GCAP (Oregon’s PTAC)
Learning Credits: 1.5 CPEs, 1.5 ATCs
*This course was recorded on January 12, 2023.

Want a discount? Become a member.


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.


There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.