The system is designed for video surveillance at high altitude with the usage of a small fixed air balloon. Camera turning and magnification are controlled by a land-based controlling device. The system is mobile, can be placed into a wagon for transportation, is easy to use and can be installed and deconstructed by 3 or 4 persons. The characteristics of the air balloon and video camera allow usage of the system on the open territories as well as in the urban area. The system is designed to be used both during the daytime and night-time. Camera is controled by one operator. The supervised area is 3 km.