carrier battle group


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carrier battle group

A standing naval task group consisting of a carrier, surface combatants, and submarines as assigned in direct support, operating in mutual support with the task of destroying hostile submarine, surface, and air forces within the group's assigned operational area and striking at targets along hostile shore lines or projecting fire power inland. Also called CVBG.
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and China in terms of weaponry and also enhances the battle efficiency of China's carrier battle groups.
From August 8 to August 15, the (US Navy) has contributed 13,325 sorties and 4,763 strikes with a total of 7,860 munitions expended from a total of six US carrier strike groups, one French carrier battle group and five US amphibious ready groups in support of OIR and the effort to defeat ISIL," said a spokeswoman from the Naval Forces Central Command based in Juffair.
The Clinton administration responded by launching Operation Vigilant Warrior, deploying approximately 50,000 troops--including the 24th Infantry Division, an aircraft carrier battle group, and a few hundred extra combat aircraft--to Kuwait.
Unlike carrier battle groups, American military bases on foreign soil create an effect known as "blowback," generating the same kind of attacks against Americans that they are nominally erected to protect against.
With a range in excess of 11,687 nm and a top speed of 20 kt, the Patino was procured as a replacement vessel to support the replenishment of the force's carrier battle group, following the decommissioning of the Teide oiler in the late 1980s.
To put it in perspective, that's barely enough to crew one carrier battle group in the Navy, the secretary said.
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As tensions rise over Iran's nuclear standoff with the West, the US and Iran have pursued an escalating series of military moves, with Washington sending a second aircraft carrier battle group to the region and Iran responding with more frequent manoeuvres.
An American aircraft carrier battle group from Hong Kong was expected to reach Indonesia's Sumatra island today.
CorMac Technologies developed a multi-language custom text-to-speech application now used by as a battlefield voice-simulator training tool with the USS Enterprise carrier battle group.
But he reminded them that "you will not have an embed opportunity with every ground unit [or] at every airfield location [or] on every major carrier battle group.