April 26, 2022

Not taking risks with unmanned systems ‘may not be an option,’ says former submarine warfare officer

By Tom Shugart

Tom Shugart, senior fellow in the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and former submarine warfare officer for the U.S. Navy, discusses benefits of autonomous ships, technological risks associated with them and threats from China’s military.

Watch the full video from Voice of America.

  • Video
    • May 13, 2022
    CNAS Gaming Lab on Meet the Press

    In a special collaboration with NBC’s Meet the Press, The Gaming Lab at CNAS executed a strategic-operational game to provide critical insight into how a potential war with Ch...

  • Podcast
    • May 12, 2022
    Will Tomorrow’s Wars Be Fought by Robots?

    Artificial intelligence and autonomous systems are poised to change the battlefield, and with it, soldiers themselves. Today, the human cost of war is high. Will that be true ...

    By Paul Scharre

  • Reports
    • May 10, 2022
    Risk and Responsibility

    Washington is reimagining its global role, leading the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to make difficult choices about priorities, resources, and risk to better address the l...

    By Becca Wasser & Jennie Matuschak

  • Podcast
    • April 22, 2022
    Chris Dougherty on Lesson from Russia-Ukraine Conflict

    Chris Dougherty, senior fellow in the defense program at the Center for a New American Security, discusses lessons from Russia’s attack on Ukraine, the mix of bespoke and comm...

    By Chris Dougherty

View All Reports View All Articles & Multimedia