ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND--(Marketwired - Aug. 11, 2016) - Kraken Sonar Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PNG) ("Kraken" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that due to strong demand the Company has increased the size of its previously announced non-brokered private placement of units (the "Units") from aggregate gross proceeds of up to CDN$1,000,000 to up to CDN$1,200,000 (the "Offering").

Pursuant to the Offering, the Company will issue an aggregate of up to 8,000,000 units (the "Units") at a price of CDN$0.15 per Unit. Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company (each, a "Share") and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (each full warrant, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant shall entitle the holder thereof to acquire one Share at a price of CDN$0.30 for a period of two years from closing of the Offering. The securities issued in connection with the Offering will be subject to a statutory hold period in accordance with applicable securities legislation.

The closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about August 12, 2016, and remains subject to certain closing conditions, including, but not limited to, the receipt of applicable regulatory approvals and the completion of required regulatory filings with the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering for general corporate and working capital purposes.

About Kraken Sonar Inc.

Kraken Sonar Inc. is an industrial technology company, founded in 2012, that is dedicated to the production and sale of Synthetic Aperture Sonar, sensors and underwater robotics. The Company's products are sold to leading defence contractors, commercial survey companies and research institutions for producing real-time, ultra-high resolution imagery and bathymetry of the seabed. For more information, please visit

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Contact Information:

Kraken Sonar Inc.
Greg Reid
Chief Financial Officer
(416) 818-9822

Kraken Sonar Inc.
Sean Peasgood
Investor Relations
(416) 565-2805

Kraken Sonar Inc.
Glenda Leyte
Marketing Manager
(709) 757-5757 extension 288