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Aptima Part of ManTech PCTE Team

US Army Selects Mantech Team to Develop Next Phase of Cloud-Based Persistent Cyber Training Environment Prototype

Aptima announced today that it is proud to be a member of ManTech’s team, following ManTech’s selection to continue collaborative development of a prototype for the Department of Defense’s Persistent Cyber Training Environment (PCTE) platform. This phase of the program will be conducted through an Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) with the National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL).

Under the OTA, ManTech has partnered with a trio of recognized cyber innovators: Aptima, Inc. for training assessment expertise, SCYTHE, Inc. for cyberattack ingenuity, and Ultimate Knowledge Institute for dashboard creativity. The partnership will collaborate with the government integration team and the other two selectees to support the definition, development, testing and integration of best-in-class capabilities into the prototype PCTE platform.

Over the tenure of this program, prototype work involves multiple “Cyber Innovation Challenges” conducted at the Army’s PCTE DevOps Center in Orlando, FL. In this latest phase, Cyber Innovation Challenge #3, ManTech and its partners will collaborate with the Product Manager – Cyber Resilience & Training (PdM-CRT) to develop cyber training event control capabilities for the PCTE platform.

About Aptima, Inc.

Since 1995, Aptima has specialized in optimizing human performance, applying expertise in how humans think, learn, and behave to solve training and readiness challenges throughout the DoD. Our capabilities bring together:

  • Modeling of competencies and aptitudes for hundreds of specialties, from task to team level.
  • Software and tools that accurately measure individual and team performance over time, in operational and training environments.
  • Analytics and AI that aggregate huge amounts of disparate data to deliver insights on learning and performance.

About ManTech

ManTech provides mission-focused technology solutions and services for U.S. defense, intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. In business more than 50 years, we excel in full-spectrum cyber, data collection & analytics, enterprise IT, systems and software engineering solutions that support national and homeland security. Additional information on ManTech can be found at

About National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL)

The National Security Technology Accelerator prospects and develops innovative technology from across the broad commercial and non-traditional defense marketplace, ensuring the development of better, cheaper, and faster defense capabilities that enhance mission and support the Warfighter. For more information on NSXTL and opportunities to do business with the Federal Government, visit