Lightweight, Portable, Inconspicuous Liaison Suite for Secure Computing and Communications

ORLANDO, FL and GLOUCESTER, England— January 9, 2012 — 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 the availability of its new secure, portable communications suite, the SST™ Lightweight Liaison Kit.

At just 24lbs (11kg) the Lightweight Liaison Kit is a discreet, lightweight, rugged sealed case-based suite. It is completely customizable and designed to incorporate the customer’s choice of cryptography, in addition to the secure laptop, satellite terminal, scanner, power, and communications interfaces. It is the latest product from API’s Secure Systems and Information Assurance division’s UK group, Secure Systems & Technologies Ltd. (“SST”).

“The Lightweight Liaison Kit is designed to be easily carried as an inconspicuous, ultra-portable personal computing and communication solution,” said Matthew Richards, Managing Director, SST, “A key component is the rugged TEMPEST Level A laptop -- at just 6lbs (2.8kg), it’s a revolution in design and weighs about half a normal TEMPEST laptop.”

For additional technical information about the SST Lightweight Liaison Kit or SST brand TEMPEST products, please contact, or API’s United Kingdom location at +44 (0) 1452 371 999.

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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