Calabasas, CA (December. 8, 2005)…. National Technical Systems, Inc. (NTS) (Nasdaq: NTSC), a leading provider of quality and conformance testing and managed services, announced today plans to release financial results for its fiscal 2006 third quarter ended October  31, 2005  7:30 am (Eastern) on Tuesday , December 13, 2005, followed by a conference call at 2:00 pm (Eastern) on the same day. 

Conference Call:

     Toll free dial-in number:  800-257-2101

A live webcast and 90-day archive of the call can be accessed at:

      www.ntscorp.com

About National Technical Systems, Inc.

National Technical Systems, Inc. is a business-to-business services company providing organizations in the aerospace, defense, information technology (IT) and high technology markets integrated testing, certification, quality registration, systems evaluation and IT staffing services.  For additional information about National Technical Systems, visit its web site at www.ntscorp.com.

The statements in this press release that relate to future plans, events or performance, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including risks associate with uncertainties pertaining to operating new facilities, customer orders, demand for services and products, development of markets for the company’s services and products and other risks identified in the company’s SEC filings.  Actual results, events and performance may differ materially.  Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.  The companies undertake no obligation to release publicly the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.