This report assesses the benefits of using alternate recovery bases for Air Defense Command interceptor aircraft to reduce fuel requirements. The analysis explores the theoretical advantages of this basing concept for the defense of the northeastern United States.
Jackson, Victor G., Use of Alternative Recovery Bases by Air Defense Interceptor Aircraft. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1953. https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_memoranda/RM1152.html.
Jackson, Victor G., Use of Alternative Recovery Bases by Air Defense Interceptor Aircraft, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation, RM-1152, 1953. As of January 13, 2022: https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_memoranda/RM1152.html