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What does CTF stand for?

CTF stands for Carrier Task Force

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carrier task force had first been considered a real threat to Soviet shore targets in 1954, when intelligence confirmed the presence of nuclear weapons (both bombs and Regulus missiles) on board the carriers, as well as planes that could deliver them (AJ-1s and A3Ds).
He survived the action with two kills to his credit and then served successive tours in the Pacific, as a squadron leader and air group commander, ending the war as the operations officer for Admiral Mitcher's fast carrier task force (TF-58).
In later years, Mitscher again entered the naval history books as the admiral who commanded fast carrier task forces against the Japanese during World War II.