SOURCE: Norsat International Inc.

April 27, 2007 06:00 ET

Norsat Secures US Army Orders

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 27, 2007 -- Norsat International Inc. (TSX: NII) (OTCBB: NSATF) today announced that it has received multiple contracts totaling approximately US $1,000,000 for the company's portable satellite systems and ancillary equipment from the United States Army. The systems will be used primarily to enable the transmission and reception of video, data and audio content from outside of the Continental United States.

The entire order is expected to be shipped in the second quarter.

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This information should be read in conjunction with the Company's audited consolidated financial statements and related notes included therein for the year ended December 31, 2006, and the Management Discussion and Analysis for the year ended December 31, 2006.

All the Company's financial statements are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in Canada (Canadian GAAP). Additional information from the year ended December 31, 2006, and other information related to the Company, may be found on the company's website at www.norsat.com.

About Norsat International Inc.

Norsat International Inc. designs, engineers and markets intelligent satellite solutions for high-speed data transmission. Additional information is available at www.norsat.com. Further information is available through email at investor@norsat.com or by phone, 1-604-821-2808.

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