Carrier Strike Group Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

carrier strike group

1.) A standing naval task group consisting of a carrier, embarked air wing, 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 power inland.

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Term Classification: operations

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Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-32: Command and Control for Joint Maritime Operations, updated August 2013 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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