API Technologies Announces $8 Million Order from Fortune 500 Global Defense
Contractor

WINDBER, Pa., March 3 /CNW/ -- API Technologies Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: ATNY) ("API" or the "Company"), a prime contractor in secure communications, electronic components and subsystems to the global defense and aerospace industries, has been selected by a global Fortune 500 defense contractor to provide high-reliability magnetic components for use in radio communications systems deployed throughout the military and defense markets. The multi-year contract is valued at over $8 million and will be produced at the Company's Canadian facility under its Filtran brand.

The customer will integrate API's complex magnetic components into a number of radio communications systems in support of the U.S. military's Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) requirements as well as network-centric operations worldwide.

Stephen B. Pudles, Chief Executive Officer of API Technologies Corp., stated, "This contract, together with other recent client orders, is further proof of the confidence API's global customers have in our Company's products and quality."

About API Technologies Corp.

The Company is a prime contractor in sophisticated electronics, highly engineered systems, secure communications and electronic components and subsystems 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.apitech.com.

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Except for statements of historical fact, the information presented herein constitutes forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties, which are more fully described in the Company's Annual and Quarterly Reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, include but are not limited to, general economic and business conditions, our ability to integrate and consolidate our operations, our ability to expand our operations in both new and existing markets, and the effect of growth on our infrastructure. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should the assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary in material aspects from those currently anticipated. All information in this release is as of the date hereof. We undertake no duty to update any forward-looking statement to conform the statement to actual results or changes in the Company's expectations. Except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

SOURCE API TECHNOLOGIES CORP.

For further information: For further information: Jonathan Pollack, Executive Vice President, API Technologies Corp., 1-877-API-0-API, investors@apitech.com Web Site: http://www.apitech.com

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