Cutting the Bow Wave 2022

The 2022 edition of our annual publication, Cutting the Bow Wave, has been released!


This year’s work emphasizes multi-domain operations and the necessity for Interoperability, Integration, and Interchangeability as we look forward.


Click on the cover to access Cutting the Bow Wave.



The Table of Contents for Cutting the Bow Wave 2022 is listed below:

  • Message from the Director
  • Message from the Deputy Director
  • Dilemmas of Deterrence in an Era of emerging Disruptive Technology
  • Task Force Arctic: An “Appropriate” Measure
  • NATO Supported-Supporting Relationship Concept
  • Resource Scarcity & Climate Change
  • NATO’s Marine Forces: Opportunities for Better Integration
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Maritime ISR Implications
  • Arrival of 5G Networks in the Maritime Domain
  • Manned-Unmanned Teaming in Joint Operations
  • Command & Control of Multinational Maritime Forces: Challenges with Conducting Operations in the High North
  • Information Sharing in the Maritime Environment and Developing a ‘Need to Share’ Culture
  • Burst the A2/AD Bubble: Foster Allied Stand-in Forces
  • Cruise Missiles – From Strategic Game Changer to the Swiss Army Knife
  • Maritime Security Operations in Challenging Waters
  • The New Challenge for the Old Rival-Russian Maritime Priorities
  • Terrorism in the Maritime Domain
  • Strategic Lines of Communication, a Modern Approach to the Lines of Communication

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