SOURCE: TeleCommunications Systems, Inc.

January 30, 2006 07:30 ET

TCS on Winning Team With NCI Information Systems, Inc. for $4.1 Million Task Order With the U.S. Army for Information Technology Support

Award for IT Training and Support Services

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 30, 2006 -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a provider of mission critical wireless communications, today announced it has teamed with NCI Information Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of NCI, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCIT) (www.nciinc.com), prime contractor on a four-year task order worth approximately $4.1 million through the Army Information Technology Enterprise Solutions (ITES) contract.

Under this task order, NCI and its team member, TCS, will support the Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems' (PEO EIS) Product Management Office for the Reserve Component Automation System (RCAS) located at the National Guard Bureau in Arlington, Virginia. The team will provide Information Technology (IT) infrastructure services to include network, systems administration, and user support for PEO EIS RCAS personnel. TCS will provide IT infrastructure services, to include network, system administration and user support.

"Becoming a member of the NCI ITES team provides TCS with an excellent vehicle to deliver solutions to our Army customers. We see this alliance with NCI as a 'win-win.' Our recent selection by the Army PEO EIS to provide expanded training and technical support services under this new task order affirms the value of working with NCI," said Mike Bristol, Vice President of the Network Solutions Group for TCS.

ABOUT NCI

NCI, Inc., a Delaware holding company, through its subsidiary NCI Information Systems, Inc., is a leading provider of information technology services and solutions to U.S. government agencies. As an ISO 9001 certified company, NCI's award-winning expertise encompasses areas critical to its customers' mission objectives including enterprise systems management, information assurance, network engineering, and systems development and integration. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 50 locations and over 1,450 employees worldwide. For more information, visit our web site at www.nciinc.com.

ABOUT TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC.

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) is a leading provider of mission critical wireless communications to carriers, enterprise and government customers. TCS' wireless data offerings include location-based Enhanced 9-1-1 services, and messaging and location service infrastructure for wireless operators, real-time market data and alerts to financial institutions, mobile asset management and mobile office solutions for enterprises, and encrypted satellite communications to government customers.

TCS offers mission-critical networking and professional services solutions to government agencies and the military, as well as to public and private corporations. More information on TCS' product and service offerings can be found by visiting http://www.telecomsys.com.

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

These statements are based upon TCS' current expectations and assumptions that are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that would cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated.

The actual results realized by the Company could differ materially from the statements made herein, depending in particular upon the risks and uncertainties described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). These include without limitation risks and uncertainties relating to the Company's financial results and the ability of the Company to (i) reach and sustain profitability as early as anticipated, (ii) continue to rely on its customers and other third parties to provide additional products and services that create a demand its products and services, (iii) conduct its business in foreign countries, (iv) adapt and integrate new technologies into its products, (v) expand its business offerings in the new wireless data industry, (vi) develop software and provide services without any errors or defects, (vii) protect its intellectual property rights, and (viii) implement its sales and marketing strategy.

Existing and prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise the information in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or circumstances, or otherwise.

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