TeleCommunication Systems Receives $3.3 Million Contract to Deliver
Cybersecurity Training for U.S. Air Force
ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 20, 2014
ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
(TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile
communication technology, today announced that it has entered into a contract
with E-volve Technology Systems (E-volve) to enable their delivery of TCS'
professional services to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) for its Cyber Operations
Training Program. The subcontract includes a base award term of five months
and two, one-year option terms; all of which, if exercised, create a total TCS
contract value of $3.3 million.
oThe U.S. Air Force is funding the Cyber Operations Formal Training Support
contract awarded to E-volve Technology Systems, an 8a, Woman-Owned IT and
Management Consulting firm based in National Harbor, Maryland.
oTCS' industry leading cyber security capabilities are supporting the
USAF's current and future cyber warrior force development through the
Cyber Operations Training Program.
oTCS' advanced training services will include course planning, design, and
development; training, instruction, and administration; technical analysis
and courseware maintenance. Additionally, TCS will provide advanced
technical capabilities for the defense of simulated network attacks in a
TCS is a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication
technology. TCS' Cyber Intelligence Group helps harden high-value entities,
systems and networks against cyber threats by implementing information
assurance best practices, performing vulnerability assessments and
investigating cyber malicious activity. TCS also provides focused training in
the fields of penetration testing, forensics, defense strategies,
vulnerability analysis and reverse engineering in a state-of-the-art training
facility or at customer locations around the world. TCS brings together many
of the brightest minds in cybersecurity as a resource for research,
collaboration and development of best-in-class technologies to protect
critical networks. To learn more, visit
TCS Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Drew Morin stated: "By
teaming with TCS, E-volve leverages its decade of exceptional technical and
consulting services with TCS' depth and breadth of cyber warfare training
capabilities. TCS is supporting the U.S. Air Force with its advanced cyber
training services and capabilities used to build USCYBERCOM's mission forces
today and into the future."
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' cybersecurity 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.
Except for the historical information contained herein, this news release
contains forward-looking statements as defined within 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 subject to risks and
uncertainties and are based upon TCS' current expectations and assumptions
that if incorrect would cause actual results to differ materially from those
anticipated. Risks include without limitation the possibility that options do
not get exercised or that funding is not provided for the contract, and those
detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including the Annual
Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 and on Form 10-Q for
the quarter ended March 31, 2014.
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