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Douglas Ernst

Douglas  Ernst

Articles by Douglas Ernst

The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Tuscon (SSN 770) transits the East Sea while leading a 13-ship formation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam K. Thomas/Released)

U.S.-Russia locked in Cold War race to deploy submarine drones

The U.S. Navy's Pacific Command's recent announcement that it has successfully completed tests on its GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle prompted an immediate rebuttal from Russia: They, too, are close to unmanned submarine drones. Published December 16, 2014