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CNA FFRDC to Support OPNAV Under Potential $558M Contract

CNA_logoCNA‘s Center for Naval Analyses has received a potential $557.7 million U.S. Navy contract to provide applied research and analyses support to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.

The federally-funded research and development center will conduct studies on the Navy and U.S. Marine Corps‘ major concerns and maintain staff assignment and field deployment programs in support of independent and joint command activities, the Defense Department said Monday.

DoD said the sole-source contract has a one-year base value of $104.7 million and work could continue through March 31, 2021 if all options are exercised.

CNA is a nonprofit research organization that operates FFRDCs provides policymaking and program management support through operations research activities that focus on areas such as homeland security, national security and defense.

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