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Battle Group [BATRU]

Introduction
Tasks
Command
Composition
Nomenclature

Where are the Carriers?

  • Kitty Hawk Battle Group
  • Constellation Battle Group
  • Enterprise Battle Group
  • Kennedy Battle Group
  • Nimitz Battle Group
  • Eisenhower Battle Group
  • Vinson Battle Group
  • Roosevelt Battle Group
  • Lincoln Battle Group
  • Washington Battle Group
  • Stennis Battle Group
  • Truman Battle Group


  • Year Battle Force Amphibious Force Other
    CVCVWCGDDGDDFFGLHA/DLSDLPDSSNAOE
    1987
    28 Aug
    Forrestal CVW-6 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1987
    29 Sep
    Coral Sea CVW-13 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1987
    15 Oct
    Midway** CVW-5 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1987
    25 Oct
    Enterprise* CVW-11 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1988
    05 Jan
    Enterprise CVW-11 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1988
    29 Feb
    Eisenhower CVW-7 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1988
    25 Apr
    Forrestal CVW-6 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1988
    15 Jun
    Vinson CVW-15 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1988
    02 Aug
    Kennedy CVW-3 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1988
    25 Aug
    Roosevelt* CVW-8 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1988
    02 Sep
    Nimitz CVW-9 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1988
    18 Oct
    Midway** CVW-5 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1988
    01 Dec
    Constellation CVW-14 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1988
    30 Dec
    Roosevelt CVW-8 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1989
    21 Jan
    Midway** CVW-5 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1989
    08 Feb
    America CVW-1 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1989
    24 Feb
    Ranger CVW-2 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1989
    27 Feb
    Midway** CVW-5 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1989
    11 May
    America CVW-1 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1989
    31 May
    Midway** CVW-5 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1989
    31 May
    Coral Sea CVW-13 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1989
    15 Jun
    Nimitz CVW-9 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1989
    15 Aug
    Midway** CVW-5 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1989
    05 Sep
    Vinson* CVW-15 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1989
    16 Sep
    Constellation CVW-14 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1989
    17 Sep
    Enterprise CVW-11 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1989
    04 Nov
    Forrestal CVW-6 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1990
    25 Jan
    Midway** CVW-14 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1990
    01 Feb
    Vinson CVW-15 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1990
    08 Mar
    Eisenhower CVW-7 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1990
    23 Jun
    Independence CVW-14 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1990
    07 Aug
    Saratoga CVW-17 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1990
    15 Aug
    Kennedy CVW-3 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1990
    02 Oct
    Midway CVW-5 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1990
    08 Dec
    Ranger CVW-2 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1990
    28 Dec
    America CVW-1 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1990
    28 Dec
    Roosevelt CVW-8 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1991
    25 Feb
    Nimitz CVW-9 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1991
    28 May
    Lincoln CVW-11 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1991
    30 May
    Forrestal CVW-6 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1991
    05 Aug
    Independence CVW-14 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1991
    26 Sep
    Eisenhower CVW-7 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1991
    18 Oct
    Kitty Hawk CVW-15 CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1993 Roosevelt CVW- CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1993
    11 Aug
    America CVW- CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG-56 LPH-7 SSN-
    SSN-
    AOR-4
    1994
    17 Feb
    Vinson CVW- CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LPH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1994 Washington CVW- CG- DDG-
    DDG-
    DD-
    DD-
    FFG- LPH- SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1994
    11 Mar
    Roosevelt CVW- CG-20
    CG-27
    DDG-51 FFG-47
    FFG-53
    FFG-59
    LPH- SSN-714
    SSN-756
    AD-44
    1994
    20 Oct
    Eisenhower CVW-3 CG-68
    CG-71
    DDG-993 DD-969 FFG- LHA-4 LSD-44 LPD-15 SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-
    1994
    10 Nov
    Constellation CVW-2 CG-65
    CG-70
    DDG- DD-965 FFG- LHA- LSD- LPD- SSN-647
    SSN-754
    AO-177
    AE-35
    1995
    28 Aug
    America CVW-1 CGN-37
    CG-60
    CG-61
    DDG-995 DD- FFG-28
    FFG-45
    LHD-1 LSD-41 LPD-12 SSN-723
    SSN-767
    AE-27
    AO-178
    1995
    Aug
    Lincoln CVW-11 CG-59 DDG-53 DD-976 FFG- LHA- LSD- LPD- SSN-696
    SSN-752
    AOE-1
    1995
    01 Dec
    Nimitz CVW-9 CG-73 DDG-994 DD-972 FFG-54 LHA-5 LSD- LPD- SSN-695
    SSN-707
    AE-33
    AO-180
    1996
    14 May
    Vinson CVW- CGN-41
    CG-67
    DDG-58
    DDG-59
    DD-966
    DD-
    FFG- LPH-9 LSD- LPD- SSN-759 AO-
    1996
    26 Jan
    Washington CVW-7 CG-56 DDG-52
    DDG-55
    DD-968
    DD-979
    FFG-58 LPH-9 LSD-37
    LSD-46
    LPD-14 SSN-704
    SSN-756
    AO-179
    AE-34
    1996
    28 Jun
    Enterprise CVW-17 CG-58
    CG-64
    DDG-57 DD-997 FFG-42
    FFG-49
    LHA-2 LSD-44 LPD-4 AOE-6
    1996
    26 Nov
    Roosevelt CVW-3 CG-55
    CG-72
    DDG-61 DD-997 FFG-52
    FFG-53
    LHA-4 LSD-38 LPD-13 SSN-712
    SSN-765
    AOE-4
    1997
    24 Mar
    Constellation CVW-2 CG-65
    CG-70
    DDG-53 DD-976 FFG-
    FFH-
    LHD-4 LSD-40 LPD-5 SSN-
    SSN-
    AO-177
    AE-290
    1997
    Apr
    Kennedy CVW-8 CG-51
    CG-66
    CG-69
    DD-963
    DD-981
    FFG-50 LHD- SSN-699
    SSN-753
    AOE-8
    1997
    01 Sep
    Nimitz CVW-9 CG-57
    CG-73
    DDG-65 DD-965 FFG-54 LHA-5 LSD-45 LPD-10 SSN-717 AOE-1
    1997
    Oct
    Washington CVW-1 CG-60
    CGN-37
    DDG-64 DD-983
    DD-979
    FFG-28
    FFG-36
    LPH-9 LSD-48
    LSD-51
    LPD-12 SSN-760
    SSN-769
    AOE-3
    1998
    Jan
    Independence CVW- CG-52
    CG-
    DDG-56 DD- FFG-
    FFH-
    LHA- LSD-
    LSD-
    LPD- SSN-766
    SSN-
    AOE-
    1998
    26 Feb
    Stennis CVW- CG-56 DDG-58
    DDG-67
    DD-970 FFG-56 LHD-1 LSD-37 LPD-14 SSN-708
    SSN-719
    AE-28
    1998
    Jun
    Lincoln CVW-14 CG-50
    CG-67
    DD-967 FFG-33
    FFH-341
    LHA- LSD-
    LSD-
    LPD- SSN-759
    SSN-771
    AOE-
    1998
    10 Jun
    Eisenhower CVW-7 CG-68
    CG-71
    DDG-51
    DDG-57
    DD-978
    DD-989
    FFG- LHA-2 LSD-46 LPD-4 SSN-712
    SSN-750
    AOE-6
    1998
    06 Nov
    Enterprise CVW-3 CG-58
    CG-64
    DDG-55 DD-982 FFG-42 LHA-4 LSD-38 LPD-13 SSN-755
    SSN-767
    AOE-4
    1998
    09 Nov
    Vinson CVW-11 CG-54
    CG-59
    DDG-62 DD-972 FFG-41 LPH-4 LSD-49 LPD-7 SSN-752
    SSN-762
    AOE-7
    1999
    Mar
    Roosevelt CVW- CG-55
    CG-72
    DDG-61
    DDG-71
    DD-969
    DD-997
    FFG-40
    FFG-55
    LHD-3 LSD-44 LPD-15 SSN-706
    SSN-764
    AOE-8
    1999
    Mar-Apr
    Kitty Hawk CVW- CG-49
    CG-62
    DDG-54
    DDG-56
    DD-975
    DD-985
    FFG-48
    FFG-51
    LHD-2 LSD-42
    LSD-43
    LPD-10
    1999
    23 Sep
    Kennedy CVW-1 CG-
    CG-
    DDG- DD- LHD-5 LSD-41 LPD-12 SSN- AOE-
    1999 Constellation CVW-2 CG-65
    CG-70
    DDG-65 DD-965 WHEC-726 LHA-5 LSD-47 LPD-5 SSN-717
    SSN-763
    AOE-1
    2000
    Jan
    Stennis CVW- CG-57
    CG-73
    DDG-59 DD-967 FFG-46 LHD-6 LSD-52 LPD-9 SSN-758
    SSN-759
    AOE-10
    2000
    18 Feb
    Eisenhower CVW-7 CG-68
    CG-71
    DDG-58
    DDG-72
    FFG-58
    FFG-59
    LHD-1 LSD-51 LPD-14 SSN-761
    SSN-768
    T-AE 34
    T-AO-196
    2000
    21 Jun
    Washington CVW-17 CG-60 DDG-67
    DDG-75
    DD-970
    DD-977
    FFG-53
    FFG-56
    LHA-2 LSD-48 LPD-4 SSN-720
    SSN-753
    AOE-6
    2000
    17 Aug
    Lincoln CVW-14 CG-52
    CG-67
    DDG-60 DD-992 FFG-37 LHA- LSD- LPD- SSN-770
    SSN-773
    AOE-2
    2000
    28 Nov
    Truman CVW- CG-56
    CG-78
    DDG-51
    DDG-57
    DD-978
    DD-989
    FFG-52 LHA-4 LSD-37 LPD-13 SSN-714
    SSN-757
    TAE-34
    2001
    16 Mar
    Constellation CVW-2 CG-65 DDG-65 DD-965 FFG-43
    FFH-338
    LHD-4 LSD-49 LPD-7 SSN-763
    SSN-771
    AOE-7
    2001
    25 Apr
    Enterprise CVW-8 CG-58
    CG-64
    DDG-55
    DDG-66
    DDG-74
    DD-982
    DD-988
    FFG-47 LHD-3 LSD-46 LPD-15 SSN-699
    SSN-719
    AOE-8
    T-AO 194
    2001
    23 Jul
    Vinson CVW-11 CG-54
    CG-59
    DDG-53
    DDG-77
    DD-975 FFG-61 LHA-5 LSD-45 LPD-8 SSN-717
    SSN-722
    AOE-1
    T-AFS-3
    2001
    19 Sep
    Roosevelt CVW-1 CG-55
    CG-72
    DDG-61
    DDG-71
    DD-969
    DD-997
    FFG-55 LHD-5 LSD-41 LPD-12 SSN-761
    SSN-768
    AOE-4
    2001 Kitty Hawk CVW-5 CG-49
    CG-62
    DDG-54 DD-985 FFG-51 LHD-2 LSD-43 LPD-10 SSN-698 T-AO 204
    2001 Stennis CVW-9 CG-57
    CG-73
    DDG-73 DD-967 FFG-33
    HMCS
    LHD-6 LSD-52 LPD-5 SSN-716
    SSN-759
    AOE-10
    2002
    20 Feb
    Kennedy CVW-7 CG-66
    CG-69
    DDG-64
    DDG-68
    DDG-80
    DD-963 FFG-36
    FFG-50
    LHD-1 LSD-51 LPD-14 SSN-764
    SSN-769
    AOE-3
    2002
    20 Jun
    Washington CVW-17 CG-60
    CG-61
    DDG-52
    DDG-58
    DDG-72
    DD-968 FFG-59 LHA-4 LSD-46 SSN-723
    SSN-750
    T-AOE 6
    2002
    24 Jul
    Lincoln CVW-14 CG-53
    CG-67
    DDG-60 DD-992 FFG-37
    FFG-57
    LHA-3 LSD-39 LPD-9 SSN-718 AOE-2
    2002
    25 Oct
    Kitty Hawk CVW-5 CG-49
    CG-62
    DDG-54 DD-985 FFG-51 LHD-2 LSD-43 LPD-10 SSN-698 T-AO 204
    2002
    2 Nov
    Constellation CVW-2 CG-50
    CG-52
    DDG-69
    DDG-76
    DD-965 FFG-43 LHA-1 LSD-47
    LSD-45
    LPD-6 SSN-771 AOE-7
    2002
    5 Dec
    Truman CVW-3 CG-56 DDG-57
    DDG-75
    DDG-79
    DD-977
    DD-989
    FFG-53 LHD-7 LSD-41 LPD-13 SSN-720
    SSN-765
    T-AO-196
    T-AE-34
    2003
    4 Feb
    Roosevelt CVW-8 CG-68
    CG-71
    DDG-51
    DDG-78
    DDG-81
    FFG-52 SSN-
    SSN-
    AOE-8
    2003
    6 Feb
    Kitty Hawk CVW-5 CG-62
    CG-63
    DDG-56 DD-975
    DD-985
    FFG-48
    FFG-51
    LHD-2 LSD-43 LPD-10 SSN-698 T-AO 204
    2003
    6 Feb
    Vinson CVW-9 CG-54
    CG-
    DDG-82 FFG-54
    FFG-60
    LHA- LSD- LPD- SSN-
    SSN-
    AOE-




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