Solution Centers

How We're Organized

CNA's Center for Naval Analyses

  • Helping decision makers get the best possible returns from their technology and systems investments.

  • Providing in-depth analyses of China's emerging role in the international order, important issues in U.S.-China relations, and critical developments within China itself.

  • Expert analysis of issues of critical concern to the Marine Corps leadership, including manpower and training, operations, logistics, aviation, Naval integration, and programs and resources.

  • Conducting ongoing Washington-based operational studies of systems, resources, and integrations.

  • Conducting ongoing field-based research focused on the operational challenges facing the military and other government agencies.

  • Providing analytical services to help develop, evaluate, and implement policies, practices, and programs that make people, budgets, and assets more effective and efficient.

  • Bringing CNA's "full spectrum" research and analysis capabilities to bear on the most complex and challenging issues facing special operations forces today and in the future.

  • Identifying "the issue after next" in the research and analysis of a wide range of strategic, regional, and policy issues.

CNA's Institute for Public Research

  • Lending critical decision-making support to policymakers, educators, and stakeholders through research and analysis, program evaluation, and technical assistance.

  • Providing integrated analysis of energy, water, and climate linkages.

  • We analyze the entirety of a client's systems—their people, processes, data, and technology—to identify a solution for improved operations.

  • Safety and Security is a national leader in supporting homeland security, public safety, and emergency operations at all levels of government.

CNA Military Advisory Board

  • Our Military Advisory Board is an elite group of retired three- and four-star flag and general officers from the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps that studies pressing issues of the day to assess their impact on America's national security.