It's now clearly stated that the Military will join law enforcement and DHS to locate and deter narcotic trafficking and homeland security threats, but at the expense of tracking everything, everywhere.
High altitude balloons equipped with radar and other battle zone surveillance technology can see through any weather and even through vegetation and buildings.
This technology was perfected in combat zones under the label GEOINT and the project name of "Mastering the Human Domain" ? TN Editor
The US Military will conduct high altitude MESH networking radar tests over South Dakota to provide a persistent surveillance system to locate and deter narcotic trafficking and homeland security threats.