News Release

November 30, 2006

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Barbara J. Carpenter, Assistant Secretary

MTS Declares 100th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

Eden Prairie, Minn., November 30, 2006 – MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend as follows:

    Amount: $0.11
    Record Date: December 14, 2006
    Payable Date: January 2, 2007

This represents MTS Systems Corporation's 100th consecutive quarterly dividend.

About MTS Systems Corporation
MTS Systems Corporation is a leading global supplier of test systems and industrial position sensors. The Company’s testing hardware and software solutions help customers accelerate and improve their design, development, and manufacturing processes and are used for determining the mechanical behavior of materials, products, and structures. MTS’ high-performance position sensors provide controls for a variety of industrial and vehicular applications. MTS had 1,510 employees and revenue of $397 million for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2006. Additional information on MTS can be found on the worldwide web at