API Technologies to Showcase at Europe’s 2010 NATO Information Assurance Symposium

RONKONKOMA, NY - (PRNewswire) - September 23, 2010 -- API Technologies Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board:ATNY), a provider of highly engineered products and services to the global defense sector, will be exhibiting at the 2010 NATO Information Assurance Symposium to be held September 27th through October 1st at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) in Casteau (Mons), Belgium. The Symposium brings together representatives from 28 NATO nations and NATO agencies to meet with leading companies in the information assurance space. This year’s theme, “Federation,” focuses on the impact of external partner collaboration on information systems.

API’s exhibit, which will be the Company’s first in Europe, will showcase all of the its capabilities with an emphasis on Secure Communications. Offerings from API’s European and Canadian divisions – Secure Systems & Technologies (SST) Ltd. and EMCON Emanation Control Ltd. – will be presented, along with products from the Company’s Netgard™ and ION Networks® brands.

Matthew Richards, Managing Director of API’s UK subsidiary, Secure Systems & Technologies Ltd., said, “Exhibiting our products at this NATO-sponsored symposium represents a tremendous opportunity for API and its subsidiaries as we raise the global profile of the Company’s products and capabilities. The attention that we are sure to attract will show attendees from every NATO country of the tremendous advantages to be gained by deploying API’s products.”

Steve Pudles, CEO of API Defense USA, said, “There is a recognized need and a demonstrated initiative for international collaboration among governments, military agencies and their partners. API has deployed proprietary products and solutions addressing the security needs that have arisen as a result of the development of these new global alliances. We are currently looking to expand the adoption of these products and solutions within the NATO community, and exhibiting at this symposium gives us a prominent platform on which to show the great products and services that our company provides to our global customer base.”

About API Technologies Corp.

The Company, through its subsidiaries, is a prime contractor in engineered systems, components and secure communications to the global defense and aerospace industry. API Technologies' customers include the governments of the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, NATO and the European Union, as well as many of the leading Fortune 500 companies. The Company is engaged in providing innovative design, engineering and manufacturing solutions to its customers. API Technologies trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol ATNY. For further information, please visit the company website at www.apitechnologies.com.

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