Cole Engineering wins $ 957 million e-learning contract



ORLANDO, Florida, January 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Cole Engineering Services, Inc. (CESI), a By Light company, received the Cyber ​​Training, Readiness, Integration, Delivery and Enterprise Technology (Cyber ​​TRIDENT) award $ 957 M Contract of indefinite delivery / undefined quantity (IDIQ). The Cyber ​​TRIDENT contract is used by organizations in the Department of Defense (DoD) and other non-DoD agencies that have cybersecurity training needs.

Cyber ​​TRIDENT IDIQ manages, integrates, maintains and evolves the Persistent Cyber ​​Training Environment (PCTE) platform and provides full support for the system acquisition lifecycle / subsystem for the PCTE system baseline. The PCTE provides a holistic, on-demand and standardized training platform that enables the end-to-end planning, preparation, execution and evaluation of training events for the Cyber ​​Mission Force and the entire of the DoD Cyber ​​Workforce.

“The CESI team is honored to be entrusted with the provision of an Integration Plant and Agile DevSecOps for the PCTE program and to lead the program’s transition from its prototype phase to a true enterprise capability that delivers training for the entire common cybernetics community, ”said Thomas Fransson, CESI Senior Vice President, Simulation Products and Services. “We are very proud to support PCTE’s prototyping activities since 2018 and are excited to deploy more breakthrough enterprise capabilities that support the DoD cyber warfare joint architecture ecosystem. “

The CESI team’s Coalesce framework provides a global Agile DevSecOps capability that enables the development, integration, testing, deployment and maintenance of the PCTE platform. The CESI team designed the Coalesce framework to support PCTE’s single-vendor multi-vendor acquisition strategy by providing a holistic development, integration and operations environment that enables third-party developers to maintain their own internal development processes while integrating seamlessly with the global integration plant.

“Cyber ​​security is the most dynamic area of ​​warfare, and DoD cyber operators demand a training system that will respond quickly to a changing landscape of threats, tools and TTP. Our Coalesce framework is a centerpiece of the puzzle to quickly deliver this capability by getting the best out of the industry without hampering the pace of development, ”said Stephen Lopez, Senior Program Director. “We are immediately ready to extend the current capabilities of PCTE into a highly scalable enterprise platform that supports the throughput required for e-learning across the entire DoD, our allies and other government agencies, everything. by being adaptable to the emerging needs of the force. Through Cyber ​​TRIDENT, PCTE will mature and expand to provide force readiness and mission rehearsal that will enable DoD to secure cyberspace dominance.

About CESI

Cole Engineering Services, Inc. (CESI), a By Light Company, is a leading provider of modeling and simulation (M&S) training solutions. Since 2004, CESI has been at the forefront of the development, maintenance and integration of simulation-based training, serious games, technical services, training and other support in the live domains, virtual, constructive and playful (LVCG). CESI also designs, builds and operates infrastructures, platforms, applications and processes that enable e-learning for the integrated multi-domain force. Our vision is to become a global LVCG and e-learning / analytics developer, integrator and service provider. Learn more at

About by the light

By Light Professional IT Services LLC, headquartered in McLean, Va., Is an ISO 9001, 20000-1 and 27001 registered and CMMI-Dev Level 3 registered systems integrator that provides secure turnkey systems by incorporating engineering , project management, telecommunications, and cyber capabilities to ensure mission success. Founded by industry professionals with in-depth knowledge of DoD, DISA, and other U.S. government agencies, By Light successfully implements technical solutions that incorporate best business practices to meet government needs. For more information, visit

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