Ground Control of Army Air Corps Interceptors in the 1930's.
AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL
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This paper focuses on the evolution of the system for ground detection and control of the United States Army AIr Corps interceptorpursuit aircraft during the 1930s. It is divided into four chapters. Chapter One includes a background perspective of the status of pursuit aviation tactics and the influence of key individuals throughout the period. Chapter Two provides a detailed look at methods, techniques, capabilities, and limitations of the ground control technology of the 1930s. Chapter Three analyzes ground control systems performance during several exercises and maneuvers throughout the period. The Conclusion summarizes the research findings concerning the evolution of pursuit ground control.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics