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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Carrier battle groups include ships equipped with advanced air-and-missile defense systems such as Aegis.
"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.
Army maintains a brigade of soldiers in Kuwait, and an ever-present carrier battle group steams off shore, ready to respond if needed.
Despite leaving the carrier battle group as an organic signals intelligence asset, the Rangers still provided support from the EP-3E.
forces carrier battle group launching an amphibious operation on the North Korean coast.
It consists of an Aircraft Carrier Battle Group, an Amphibious Ready Group, surface combatants, submarines, maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, and logistics ships.
As a Supply Corps officer, she went on to achieve important milestones as the first female to serve in a ship deployed with a carrier battle group and the first female to be chosen to receive the Batchelder Award for excellence in supply readiness.
In fact, with a second and larger aircraft carder currently under construction, it may not be long before China displays its naval capabilities by dispatching a carrier battle group to the Indian Ocean--if not basing one at Gwadar.
and the Middle East, and Deputy/Operations Officer for human intelligence in Europe and Africa; staff officer at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency and Chief of Naval Operations; assistant intelligence officer for an aircraft carrier battle group; intelligence liaison to a key NATO ally; and branch chief with the Office of Naval Intelligence (division received CIA's National Meritorious Unit Citation).
6, the USS Saratoga (CV 60) Carrier Battle Group and USS Wisconsin (BB 64) departed Norfolk on a regularly scheduled 6th Fleet deployment, putting them closer to the center of the action.