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What does CTF stand for?

CTF stands for Carrier Task Force

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Next, Romney said, "I will restore the permanent presence of aircraft carrier task forces in both the Eastern Mediterranean and the [Persian] Gulf region.
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.
The rationale behind spending untold millions on this harebrained scheme is the fear that some unknown enemy might threaten our shores and carrier task forces with a super-quiet diesel-electric submarine.