carrier battle group(redirected from Aircraft carrier battlegroup)
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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.