API Cryptek Wins Five New Contracts From the Canadian Government for Secure Communications Equipment: Governments Around the World Choose API Cryptek Products When Security of Information Is Paramount

NEW YORK, NY - October 5, 2009 -API Nanotronics Corp. (OTCBB: APIA) ("API" or the "Company"), a leading supplier of electronic systems, components, emanation security, TEMPEST, secure communications, ruggedization, and nano-optics to the defense, aerospace and communications sectors today announced that Emcon Emanation ("Emcon"), the Canadian Division of API Cryptek, secured five new contracts for secure communications equipment from the Canadian Government. 

These contracts are all for secure communications equipment, which include computer workstations, laser printers and high capacity scanners. These applications are used by international government security and intelligence agencies to process classified information. Equipment specified in these orders may be deployed in Canada or other Canadian Government facilities around the world. API Cryptek and Emcon are leading suppliers of secure communications and Emission Security products and services. The Company works closely with government agencies around the world and is relied on by these customers to deliver the highest level of security products and technical services. 

Stephen B. Pudles, Chief Executive Officer of API Nanotronics Inc., the parent company of API Cryptek, said, "We are very proud to continue to be chosen to secure the information for many of the world's largest government agencies. With the recent acquisition of Cryptek and their subsidiaries in the U.S., the UK and Canada, we look forward to continuing to solidify their leadership position in secure communications and continue to forge this technology into new markets." 

About API Nanotronics Corp. (OTCBB: APIA) 

API is a leading provider of high technology products, subsystems, systems and component level products. API is also engaged as a prime system contractor in TEMPEST, ruggedization, network security, communications, and other government services. The Company's customers include the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and its prime contractors, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of State (DoS) and U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ), allied foreign governments, domestic and international commercial customers and select other U.S. federal, state and local government agencies. The Company is engaged in providing innovative design, engineering and manufacturing solutions to customers. API is also a manufacturer of electronic components and systems for the defense, aerospace and communications industries, with a developed expertise in the R&D and manufacture of nanotechnology and MEMS products. API Nanotronics trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol APIA. For further information, please visit the company websites at www.apinanotronics.com , www.emcon.com and www.cryptek.com 

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