Cutting the Bow Wave 2021

The 2021 edition of our annual publication, Cutting the Bow Wave, has been released!


This year’s work emphasizes Sea Control in the North Atlantic and the necessity for Interoperability, Integration, and Reflexive Resilience.


Click on the cover to access Cutting the Bow Wave.



The Table of Contents for Cutting the Bow Wave 2021 is listed below:

  • Message from the Director
  • Message from the Deputy Director
  • NATO’s Maritime Domain
  • Coordinating 4th BOA
  • Russian Undersea Research
  • Russian Amphibious Capabilities
  • Russian Bastion Defence
  • Iceland & SLOCs
  • NATO Diplomacy
  • Belarus & Baltics
  • Russia & Black Sea
  • NATO 360:  West Africa
  • NATO & South China Sea
  • Space Based ISR
  • Denied C2 Environments
  • Hypersonics & Sea Control
  • Cyber Interoperability
  • Big Data Strategy
  • Sea Basing & Integrated Logistics
  • Op Ed – Sea Control
  • 2021 Program of Work and Activities

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