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TeleCommunication Systems Ranked Number 21 on Defense Systems' First Annual Super 75 List

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced it ranked at number 21 on Defense Systems magazine's first annual Super 75 list, which recognizes the most innovative and agile companies operating in the net-centric battlespace. Defense Systems based the list primarily on financial information from the Federal Procurement Data System's Product and Service Codes manual.

The publication also considered its subjective knowledge of the marketplace. This includes which companies have a successful record of delivering products on time and within budget, which companies have shown a commitment to quality improvement and responsiveness, which companies have made it a priority to respond to the urgent needs of combatant commanders and which companies lead their defense sectors in innovation. TCS was called out as a "go-to" supplier that the military relies on for specific defense solutions.

"Being named to the top third of the first-ever Defense Systems Super 75 list, alongside the largest and most prestigious companies in the defense sector, is indeed an honor; and we thank the editors for recognizing TCS," said Michael Bristol, senior vice president and general manager of Government Solutions at TCS. "TCS maintains the highest commitment to remaining agile and responsive to the evolving needs of our nation's warfighters by delivering reliable, secure and cost-effective products and support to ensure mission success. Our growth and the expanded TotalCom™ product lines over the past nine years, which includes highly secure deployable communications solutions, cyber security, information and mission assurance, and integrated logistics and support services, are a testament to TCS' commitment to excellence. Our recognition as one of the Super 75 is a great reminder of the work done each day by our outstanding team in support of our nation's warfighters."

TCS has established a proven track record for more than two decades as a trusted provider of communication technology solutions to solve the government's toughest technical challenges, under conditions that demand the highest level of reliability, availability and security. To ensure mission continuity, TCS TotalCom offers deployable, highly secure communication solutions and complete end-to-end managed services for converged (IP-based) voice, video and data solutions to organizations requiring seamless and secure connectivity between fixed sites and remote operations.

About TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) is a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology. TCS infrastructure forms the foundation for market leading solutions in E9-1-1, text messaging, commercial location and deployable wireless communications. TCS is at the forefront of new mobile cloud computing services providing wireless applications for navigation, hyper-local search, asset tracking, social applications and telematics. Millions of consumers around the world use TCS wireless apps as a fundamental part of their daily lives. Government agencies utilize TCS' cyber security expertise, professional services, and highly secure deployable satellite solutions for mission-critical communications. Headquartered in Annapolis, MD, TCS maintains technical, service and sales offices around the world. To learn more about emerging and innovative wireless technologies, visit www.telecomsys.com.

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