In Covert Action, an Organization is a group of people loosely affiliated together for an unspecified purpose. Each agent appearing during any plot will be a member of one Organization.

Each Organization appears in at least one Theatre of Operations, and has a Hideout in each City in these Theatres. The location of the hideouts may or may not be known to Max right away.

Organizations fall into one of two groups: either Allied Organizations or Criminal Organizations. There is a major difference between the two types. Read those articles for more details.