Apr 20, 2018
Anna Williams joins Dave in welcoming CAPT Sharif Calfee for a two-part discussion on unmanned systems and artificial intelligence. As part of his fellowship research, CAPT Calfee has been speaking with organizations and subject matter experts across the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Government, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers, University Affiliated Research Centers, and Industry, in order to understand the broader efforts involving unmanned systems, autonomy, and artificial intelligence. In the first part of their discussion, the group discusses the progress and the challenges that the CAPT has observed in his engagements. In the second part, the group discusses various steps that the U.S. Navy can take to move forward more deliberately, to include the consideration for a new Naval Reactors-like office to oversee AI.