API Technologies Announces New UAV Engineering and Integration Services Specialization

ORLANDO, FL and WASHINGTON DC (AUSA: Booth #3654) — October 10, 2011 — API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) (“API” or the “Company”), a provider of electronic systems, subsystems, RF, and secure systems for defense, aerospace, and commercial applications, announced today a new specialization area that will focus on the engineering of Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV). This will include design, integration, test, troubleshooting, and manufacturing of complete UAVs and associated systems. Engineers from the UAV Engineering and Integration Services team will discuss the Company’s ongoing projects in the field of UAVs at AUSA Booth #3654.

“Our engineers have been partnering with leading aerospace companies and the U.S. Military on projects spanning from design, integration and testing, to complete UAV prototype delivery for some time now,” said Bel Lazar, President and Chief Operating Officer, API Technologies. “By creating this UAV specialty area, we now have the increased focus and flexibility to fully support the needs of any size unmanned systems project.”

The API UAV engineering team comes from both military and avionic/aeronautic backgrounds with expertise in: mechanical engineering, design, electrical/electronic design, composite mold design, payload design and integration, RF design and testing, use interface design, and avionics/sensor integration.

For more information about API’s UAV Engineering and Integration Services, please visit www.apitech.com/uav-engineering, or contact API’s Windber, PA location at (814) 467-9060.

About API Technologies Corp.

API Technologies designs, develops and manufactures electronic systems, subsystems, RF and secure solutions for technically demanding defense, aerospace and commercial applications. API Technologies' customers include many leading Fortune 500 companies. API Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol ATNY. For further information, please visit the Company website at www.apitechnologies.com.