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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.

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.

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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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    Tarin was born and raised in Wisconsin, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Prior to Vic Myers she worked in the hospitality industry 20+ years as a Sales Analyst/Administrator.

    In her spare time, Tarin enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to historical sites throughout the United States, reading, going to movies and concerts. On the weekends you will find Tarin at her nephews’ band concerts and baseball games. In addition, music and dance have been a part of her life with musical contrasting influences ranging from Prince to Olivia Newton-John.  Tarin is located in our Arizona office.


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    Richard was born and raised in Arizona. Attended Arizona State University with a focus in Mechanical Engineering and then fell into Technical Project Management. After 12 years of managing large budget projects spanning system integrations and upgrades, he transitioned into the role of Field Sales Engineer with VMA.

    Richard has a deep passion for building relationships with his clients and principals, and supporting them to problem solve and develop innovative solutions. Outside of the office, Richard can be found volunteering as a mentor and coach of high school students at his church, running and hiking the extensive trails of Arizona, and spending time with his wife, 2 boys, 2 girls, and 2 grandkids. Richard is located in our Arizona office.


    Field Sales Engineer

    Taylor is a Texas native, and grew up in the small town of Boerne, Texas.  He attended Texas A&M University, where earned his bachelor’s degree in Engineering.  After college he was recruited by a Manufacturer’s Rep Firm, where he spent the first 7 years of his career. Initially hired on as an inside salesperson, Taylor quickly accelerated within the organization and expanded into various other roles such as Distribution Manager, and Field Sales Engineer.  Taylor then spent the following 7 years working for an electronic component distributor named Electro Enterprises that almost exclusively supported the mil/aero market.

    Taylor worked as a Field Sales Engineer supporting the Texas, Utah and New Mexico territory, Product Manager, as well as Director or Business Development where he managed a team of 10 Field Sales Professionals across the entire United States.  Gathering from his previous experiences, Taylor has now taken on the role of Field Sales Engineer with Vic Myers supporting the Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas territory.  Outside of the office you will usually find Taylor either spending time with his wife and two young children, or out on the lake bass fishing.


    Field Sales Engineer

    Felecia Stivers, a native of Rockford, IL, now excels as a Field Sales Engineer at VMA in our Arizona office. Holding a BSEE from Arizona State University, she draws from her extensive background at Medtronic, Orbital Sciences, General Dynamics, and Northrop Grumman.

    Specializing in high-reliability applications, Felecia stands out for her proficiency in relationship-building and innovative problem-solving. Whether contributing to medical devices or playing a vital role in rocket launches, her work has had a tangible impact on saving lives and safeguarding the nation.

    Beyond her professional pursuits, Felecia enjoys time with her two teenagers, finds joy in travel, and actively engages with her local church. Driven by a passion for helping customers navigate cutting-edge technology, she is committed to delivering dependable solutions in fast-changing environments.


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    Karen has been a part of Vic Myers Associates team since February 2023. Prior to her position as People and Culture Specialist, she worked in the Science & Technology field as an HR Manager & Project Lead for SAIC and LANL. In the short time with VMA she has learned a lot and looks forward to knowing our business even better in support of all of our employees. She values her church community, her two sons who happen to be engineers, volunteering, and golf. Karen is located in our Albuquerque, NM office.


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    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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