|TeleCommunication Systems Receives $16.1 Million in Incremental Funding to Deliver Communications Systems Support for U.S. Marine Corps|
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 8, 2013 – TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has been awarded $16.1 million in incremental funding to provide the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) with Deployed Engineering Services for its Wireless Point to Point Link (WPPL) systems and commercialization effort in theater. The U.S. Army Project Manager for the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (PM WIN-T) Commercial Satellite Terminal Program is managing these procurements through the Army’s $5 billion World-Wide Satellite Systems (WWSS) contract vehicle.
Michael Bristol, senior vice president and general manager of Government Solutions, TCS, said: “While it’s imperative that the USMC has secure, reliable and easily deployable communications equipment, that’s only half the battle. They also need the expertise backing that equipment, and that’s where TCS’ knowledgeable and reliable Deployed Engineering Services personnel come in. We look forward to helping the USMC continue their important missions and achieve success.”
TCS has established a proven track record for more than 25 years 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.
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