While the old-style rubbles of the combat zones resulted from interminable bombings, guns, and warfare, recent developments have brought the United States to arrive at a reinvigorated discovery: Balloons.

The high-altitude inflatables, which would be appended to the Pentagon’s massive surveillance system and potentially be used to follow revolutionary weapons, would fly approximately 60,000 and 90,000 feet in the air. This will be used as a new strategy to outperform rivals China and Russia.

Tom Karako, senior fellow for the International Security Program and director of the Missile Defense Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, elevated or even very high-altitude platforms, offer numerous favorable circumstances, notable mobility for diverse payloads, speed, and terminal persistence.

“High or very high-altitude platforms have a lot of benefits for their endurance on station, maneuverability, and flexibility for multiple payloads.