New EMCON® TEMPEST Semi-Rugged Notebook to be Showcased at CANSEC 2012

ORLANDO, FL and OTTAWA — May 15, 2012 —API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) (“API” or the “Company”), a leading provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced today the availability of the EMCON® TEMPEST S400 Semi-Rugged Notebook. This 14-inch widescreen laptop with HD graphics meets the requirements of NSTISSAM 1-92, Level 1; CID09/15A, Level 1; and NATO SDIP-27, Level A.  It will be showcased at CANSEC 2012 (Booth #1505), May 30-31, 2012 at the CE Centre in Ottawa.

“Users of TEMPEST products are demanding that equipment have the look, feel, and usability of standard, off-the-shelf products,” said Peter Patterson, Vice President and General Manager, SSIA Canada, API Technologies. “This EMCON TEMPEST Notebook is based on the Getac S400 Semi-rugged model and does exactly that: combines the usability and durability of a semi-rugged platform, while meeting the emission standards of a TEMPEST compliant system.”

The EMCON TEMPEST S400 Semi-Rugged Notebook utilizes Getac’s new KryptoShell™ body which allows it to meet or exceed MIL-STD 810G criteria for temperature, shock, and vibration. It features a 14-inch, sunlight readable, wide-screen display and a spill resistant keyboard. The EMCON model is compatible with FlagStone Enchanced encrypted hard drives which are DIPCOG, CESG and FIPS validated and is Approved for Use by CSE in Canadian Government Institutions.

For more information on the EMCON TEMPEST S400 Semi-Rugged Notebook, or any of the EMCON secure communications products, please visit www.apitech.com/emcon or call API’s Ottawa location at (613) 723-1838.

The Secure Systems and Information Assurance Division of API Technologies offers security products for both government and commercial customers  including: the Netgard™ line of security and encryption products; TEMPEST products under the Cryptek™ (USA), EMCON® (Canada), and SST™ (Europe) brands; and the ION Networks® line of network security devices for remote device management.

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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 www.apitechnologies.com.

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