Security Devices International Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : SDEV

July 16, 2008 08:01 ET

SDI's Lektrox Moves Forward with US Department of Defense

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 16, 2008) - Security Devices International Inc. (OTCBB:SDEV) ("SDI") a defense technology Company specializing in the creation of less than lethal ammunition solutions, announced today that over the past months there has been increased interest and activity by the US department of Defense related to wireless electric ammunition.

In late March 2008, the Joint-Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate, the US Department of Defense organization responsible for development and coordination of joint service non-lethal activities within the Department, hosted a briefing on the newest, innovative non-lethal technology.

SDI was invited to present a briefing on their LEKTROX Wireless Electric Projectile. The audience consisted of key individuals and decision makers in the non-lethal arena, representing the US Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force. The presentation was well received, resulting in positive comments from the audience and decisions by the Army and Air Force to pursue future testing to determine the capabilities and operational effectiveness of the LEKTROX projectile.

Planning for future testing is being conducted and coordinated by relevant participants and SDI.

Recently, The Marine Corps, the lead Service in non-lethal systems development, sponsored a Congressional Display. The event was attended by approximately 250 representatives from the US Congress. The LEKTROX system prototype stimulated many questions from the attendees and seemed to be of high interest from the crowd of attendees.

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SDI specializes in the field of less than lethal technologies for defense industries. The Company's R&D is currently conducted in Israel by Elad Engineering Ltd. ("ELAD", a team of engineers headed by Haim Danon and Ilan Shalev. Mr. Danon and Mr. Shalev previously held positions at Israeli Aircraft Industries (IAI) and Israeli Military Industries (IMI) leading such development projects such as the Negev machine gun, currently deployed by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), and the legendary Desert Eagle pistol, as well as other weapon systems.

SDI and Elad are supported by an internationally renowned team of specialists that includes Emmanuel Mendes, an electrical engineer with four decades experience at the forefront of development in Israel's leading technology industries; and Dr. Yoav Paz, a leading heart and chest surgeon from the Hadassah Medical Center Jerusalem and member of the European Cardiology Society.

Security Devices has not authorized the release of this press release in any form that contravenes any law or regulation and will not be responsible for the unsolicited distribution of this material by e-mail or facsimile by unauthorized parties. Statements in this press release, which are not historical facts, are "forward looking statements" within the meaning given to that term in the private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Security Devices intends that such forward -looking statements be subject to the safe harbours created thereby. Since these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, actual results could differ materially from expected results.

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