VICE ADMIRAL RANDY B. CRITES, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Integration of Capabilities and Resources, N8, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

DCNO for Integration of Capabilities and Resources (CNO N8) supervises and coordinates the Navy’s capability study analyses and assessments; allocates and integrates the Navy’s resources and requirements in the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution System (PPBES); and, determines technical guidance. Specifically, CNO N8 develops warfare studies and performs analysis of Navy warfare, support and force level capabilities needed to deliver current and future readiness for various resource sponsors. In addition, the office provides independent warfare assessments related to existing and potential Navy priorities, concepts and programs to determine capability and capacity.[1]

Updated by Kristin Stiner, November 2023