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API Technologies Awarded $2.5 Million Secure Communications Contract in the UK

June 16th, 2011 – API Technologies Corp.

API Technologies Corp., a provider of electronic systems, subsystems, RF, and secure systems for defense, aerospace, and commercial applications, today announced that it was awarded a contract valued at $2.5 million USD to provide secure communications equipment to a UK Government user for use in static and mobile environments. API's UK subsidiary, Secure Systems & Technologies Ltd (SST) won the order, which will be designed and manufactured in the Company's Gloucester, UK facility.

“Coalition partner collaboration is of vital importance to preserving international security. We are pleased to deliver a secure communications solution in support of this mission,” said Bel Lazar, President and Chief Operating Officer of API Technologies Corp.

About API Technologies Corp.

The Company, through its subsidiaries, designs, develops and manufactures systems, subsystems, RF and secure communications solutions for technically demanding defense, aerospace and commercial applications. API Technologies' international customers include many leading Fortune 500 companies. API Technologies trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol ATNY. For further information, please visit the company website atwww.apitechnologies.com.

About SST

UK based Secure Systems & Technologies (SST) designs and manufactures TEMPEST, EMC-rated, Rugged, Encryption and Communications Security equipment. SST also provides consultancy, testing and training services including TEMPEST and environmental certification.

SST's success is based on its long-standing ability to deliver a complete end-to-end service from rapid prototyping through full design and formal testing and production to obsolescence management, ensuring that customers receive lifetime product support.

SST's emphasis is on providing state of the art solutions from concept to deployment, with its design and development facilities backed up by a specialist service organisation. The SST comprehensive service offering includes a dedicated engineering and test division, matched by consultancy and training facilities, majoring on COMSEC and EMSEC requirements.

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