Watch the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies’ virtual Aerospace Nation event with Christopher J. Ristich, Director, Air Force Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation office, and the Transformational Capabilities Office, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The discussion explores AFRL’s new WARTECH initiative. WARTECH is a process that both facilitates and leverages collaboration between technologists and warfighters. It formulates and selects big-leap technology solutions that gain warfighting capabilities needed for the Air Force’s future force design. This transformational initiative is backed by the Department of the Air Force with a significant share of the AFRL budget. If you want to understand how the Air Force is pursuing transformation that rapidly impacts the warfighter, you need to tune into this discussion.