CSET’s Margarita Konaev was featured in an article published by The Wall Street Journal that delves into the accelerating research efforts by the United States and China to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) into their respective militaries, as part of a global competition to leverage the advancements in AI technology.
Konaev notes, “The U.S. military in particular is learning a great deal about the value of these technologies on the battlefield from the conflict in Ukraine.”
The article also cites Konaev’s recent data report, U.S. and Chinese Military AI Purchases, which uses procurement records published by the U.S. Department of Defense and China’s People’s Liberation Army between April and November of 2020 to assess, and, where appropriate, compare what each military is buying when it comes to artificial intelligence. The report found that the two militaries are prioritizing similar application areas, especially intelligent and autonomous vehicles and AI applications for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.
Read the full article in The Wall Street Journal.