Back in 1996, the Air War University think tank put their heads together to create concepts for cutting edge / advanced technologies to push the U.$.A. ahead of the curve. Some of these technolgies included ‘Blue Beam’ type projectors for enemy deception purposes; Owning the Weather by 2025; and using aerial aerosolization for increasing communication between two points.
Here are the documents (41 docs):
Direct download (41 docs in ZIP folder): https://archive.org/compress/air-force-2025/formats=TEXT%20PDF&file=/air-force-2025.zip