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1. A US army unit usually composed of five companies.
2. A naval force composed of a variable number of warships, escorts, and supply vessels, depending on the nature of the mission.
3. An improvised force, usually of battalion or brigade strength, drawn from different units for a particular operation.
4. Chiefly British A tactical force of battalion strength formed by attaching infantry and armored companies.
(Fortifications) a group of warships usually consisting of at least one aircraft carrier, other surface ships, submarines, landing craft, etc
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|Noun||1.||battle group - an army unit usually consisting of five companies|
army unit - a military unit that is part of an army
division - an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
company - small military unit; usually two or three platoons