Cutting the Bow Wave 2020

The 2020 edition of our annual publication, Cutting the Bow Wave, has been released!


This year’s work emphasizes amphibious operations to provide additional insights focused on the North Atlantic and how the next Battle of the Atlantic could unfold.


Click on the cover to access Cutting the Bow Wave.



The Table of Contents for Cutting the Bow Wave 2020 is listed below:

  • Message from the Director
  • Message from the Deputy Director
  • Maintaining NATO SLOCs
  • NATO Must Address the Increase in Russian Littoral Capabilities
  • Sea Control
  • Jointly Navigating the Baltic-Arctic Strategic Space
  • Russia’s Arctic Military Priorities
  • Asset of War and Peace
  • Amphibious C2
  • Sustained Relevance
  • NATO Amphibious Task Force Concept
  • Marine Integration Across Countries
  • It’s All About Responsiveness
  • NATO Air Power
  • The North Atlantic as a Strategic Space
  • 2020 Program of Work and Activities

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