U.S. Navy ships assigned to the nimitz class aircraft Carrier Strike Group sail in formation
U.S. Navy carrier strike group is a group of ships centered around an aircraft carrier and usually commanded by a one star rear admiral. The Battle Group is the largest operational unit of the US Navy
a typical carrier battle group consists of the following ships:
one aircraft carrier,Two guided missile cruisers,Two destroyers,one frigate,two subs,and a supply ship.
The United States Navy maintains 11 carrier strike groups, The fleet response plan requires that six of these groups be deployed or ready for deployment within 30 days at any given time, while two additional groups must be ready for deployment within 90 days.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009