EST Announces Election of New Director

    NEWBURY PARK, CALIF., October 31 /CNW/ - Electronic Sensor Technology
(OTCBB:ESNR), a leading manufacturer of ultra-fast vapor analyzers, is pleased
to announce that Ms. Rita Benoy Bushon has been elected to the Board of
Directors to fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Mr. Mike Krishnan.

    Ms. Bushon has served as Executive Director and as a member of the
Executive Committee of Land & General Berhad since December 2006. Land and
General Berhad is the company's largest shareholder owning approximately 18%
of the company's outstanding shares. Previously, she was a Director of Land &
General Berhad, a position she was appointed to in March 2002. From December
1984 to October 2007, Ms. Bushon held various senior executive positions with
Employees Provident Fund (Malaysia) including Head of Private Equity and Head
of Public Equity Research. Ms. Bushon was a Director and a founding member of
the Minority Shareholder Watchdog Group, a Malaysian public company, from
December 2001 to February 2007. Since 2003, Ms. Bushon has served on the Board
of Directors of Kentucky Fried Chicken Ltd. (Malaysia). Ms. Bushon received a
Master in Business Administration from Henley/ Brunel University, West London
in 1993, and earned an honors degree in Economic Statistics from Universiti
Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1984.

    "While we will miss Mike Krishnan's counsel," said Barry S. Howe,
President and CEO, "we are very pleased to welcome Ms. Bushon to the board.
Her background of operating experience as well as in the capital markets will
serve us well."

    About Electronic Sensor Technology:

    Founded in 1995, Electronic Sensor Technology has developed a patented
chemical vapor analytical process that enables analysis of nearly any odor,
fragrance, or chemical vapor within ten seconds. We believe that the Company's
product line is strategically positioned to address key vulnerabilities in the
homeland security market, and is also suited for environmental and quality
assurance applications.

    SEC Filings and Forward-Looking Statements

    This press release includes forward-looking statements, including the
Company's expectations regarding its ability to develop and access capital
markets and its ability to achieve expected results in the chemical detection
and analysis industry. The forward-looking statements are identified through
use of the words "potential," "anticipate," "expect," "planned" and other
words of similar meaning. These forward-looking statements may be affected by
the risks and uncertainties inherent in the chemical detection and analysis
industry and in the Company's business. The Company cautions readers that
certain important factors may have affected and could in the future affect the
Company's beliefs and expectations and could cause the actual results to
differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement made
by or on behalf of the Company. For a discussion of these factors, please
refer to our recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
including our most recent report on form 10-KSB. The Company undertakes no
obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect events or
circumstances after the date hereof.

For further information:

For further information: Electronic Sensor Technology Frank Zuhde,
805-480-1994, ext. 135

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