This short internal note argues that RAND should make a serious effort to convince the U.S. Air Force to contract for the immediate construction of two to three prototype shelters for the B-52. The author views a prototype shelter as essential to demonstrating the feasibility of both the construction and operation of such shelters to key decisionmakers in the U.S. Air Force, Department of Defense, and Congress.
Capron, William M., Let's Build a B-52 Shelter Now. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1959. https://www.rand.org/pubs/documents/D6159.html.
Capron, William M., Let's Build a B-52 Shelter Now, RAND Corporation, D-6159-PR, 1959. As of December 7, 2023: https://www.rand.org/pubs/documents/D6159.html