Opinion about the optimal size of carrier task forces was divided among the senior carrier and carrier task force commanders.
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 said as president, he will not hesitate to impose new sanctions on Iran to force it to rein in its nuclear program and maintain aircraft carrier task forces in both the eastern Mediterranean and the Gulf.
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).
Navy forces were under the direction of Commander Carrier Task Force 77.
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.
Navy carrier task forces by satellite would make it easier for Soviet submarines and aircraft to attack them, so the United States needed the anti-satellite missile to knock out enemy spy satellites.
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.