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Power Amplifier Solutions For Counter UAS

Empower RF offers a full line of basic function and smart function module level building blocks for customers who integrate power amplifiers into their C-UAS systems.
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Commercial drones represent a rapidly growing, low-cost, high-reward surveillance and attack threat to military and civilian personnel and infrastructure. 

Countering UAS (C-UAS) consists of three subsystems: detecting, identifying, and defeating the drone threat.

Defeating the drone(s) requires either a kinetic response, directed energy response or an electromagnetic response.

counter uas
COMMON COMMERCIAL DRONE FREQUENCIES
420 to 400 MHz
UHF Short Range
902 to 928 MHz
ISM
2.4 to 2.5 GHz
ISM
5.6 to 6.0 GHz
ISM
1228 MHz
GPS L2
1575 MHz
GPS L1

Empower RF Systems amplifiers are used in the defeat role of drone threats using electromagnetic response.

→ Jamming the communications links between operator and the aircraft
→ Jamming its GPS link
→ Spoofing/take over solution

Empower supplies RF and microwave amplifiers for many deployed C-UAS and C-sUAS systems:

→ Dismounted/Handheld Systems
→ Fixed/Semi-Fixed Systems
→ Mounted/Mobile Systems

Empower RF is highly experienced in the design and development of high power amplifier modules and systems for C-UAS and more broadly, EW.

SKU 1124

counter uas 1124
  • 20-1000 MHz
  • 30 Watt
  • 44 dB
  • 28 VDC
  • 6.4 x 3.4 x 1.1”
  • SKU 1100

    counter uas 1100
    • 20-1000 MHz
    • 80 Watt
    • 49 dB
    • 28 VDC
    • 6.4 x 3.4 x 1.1”

    SKU 1189

    counter uas 1189
    • 500-2500 MHz
    • 100 Watt
    • 50 dB
    • 28 VDC
    • 7.4 x 3.6 x 1.06”

    SKU 1211

    counter uas 1211
    • 500-2500 MHz
    • 100 Watt
    • 57 dB
    • 48 VDC
    • 7.0 x 4.0 x 1.1”

    SKU 1197

    counter uas 1197
    • 2000-6000 MHz
    • 50 Watt
    • 61 dB
    • 48 VDC
    • 7.0 x 4.0 x 1.1”

    SKU 1212

    counter uas 1212
    • 500-2500 MHz
    • 100 Watt
    • 50 dB
    • 28 VDC
    • 7.4 x 3.6 x 1.06”

    Why Choose Empower?

    → Demonstrated Reliability
    → Tactically Proven, Fielded Products
    → High Volume Capabilities
    → Very Large COTS Selection
    → Customization Available

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    About Empower

    Founded in 1999, Empower RF Systems is a global leader in power amplifier solutions that are critical to defense, commercial, and industrial market applications.

    With origins in the design of broadband and band-specific solid state power amplifiers, Empower continues to advance the science of RF power amplification to produce rugged, power efficient, and cost-effective solutions. It is Empower’s priority to design and deliver high quality, innovative products which address customer systems and business requirements.

    Operating globally and continuing to expand technology resources, Empower RF has been awarded patents on amplifier design techniques and assembly methods. Their customer base includes market leading OEMs, government agencies, and academic institutions with an array of demanding performance requirements.

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    Natalie Myers

    Inside Sales Administration

    Natalie Myers joined Vic Myers Associates in September 2021 and is excited to be part of the team. She received her bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Phoenix and prior to her position as Inside Sales Administration she worked in the Hospitality Industry for over 15 years as a Senior Sales Administrator. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, family and friends along with watching sporting events, traveling, hiking and cheering on her daughter in dance and basketball! Natalie is located in our Arizona office.

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