USS Blue Ridge. Kitty Hawk came under the operational control of the U.S. On 27 May 2008, the group began an undersea warfare exercise in the waters off Hawaii which included two attack submarines. US Air Force 603rd Air Operations Centers also took part in the demonstration, which was performed in coordination with the Romanian Air Force. The destroyers Decatur, Howard, and Gridley, and the frigate Thach, supported maritime security operations in the Persian Gulf, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, Gulf of Aden, and Red Sea. Forums General. This map shows the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups and Amphibious Ready Groups. Initially, Night Carrier Division Seven operated as a separate carrier task group within Task Force 38 and operated only at night. [56], The group then participated in Exercise Malabar 2008 with the Indian Navy from 20–24 October 2008. Joining the Reagan and CVW-14 were the guided-missile cruiser Chancellorsville; the guided-missile destroyers Gridley (pictured), Howard, and Decatur; and the guided-missile frigate Thach. 8 posts. Photographer's Mate Airman (AW/SW) Christine Singh, USN (16 June 2011). Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Scott, USN (21 August 2008). [68] A reception for over 1,500 participants, distinguished visitors and special guests was held in the Reagan's hangar bay. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Department of Defense, the Department of the Navy  does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. From the summer of 1992, the guided-missile cruisers Long Beach, Halsey, Reeves, Fox, and Truxtun; Destroyer Squadron 23; Carrier Air Wing Nine; and the carrier Nimitz were assigned as permanent units of the group. Carrier Strike Group Seven traced its lineage back to Night Carrier Division Seven, the U.S. Navy's first and only aircraft carrier formation exclusively dedicated to night air operations. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, consisting of flagship USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) and Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), along with Indian Navy ships Rana, Sahyadri, Shivalik and Kamorta, steam in formation during a cooperative deployment in the Indian Ocean June 20. Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Torrey W. Lee, USN (3 June 2010). [31], Ronald Reagan served as a platform for refueling Japan Self Defense Force and other helicopters involved in rescue and recovery efforts ashore (pictured). [15] Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing 9 were embarked aboard Nimitz. On 17 October 2005, the group departed Naval Base San Diego, California to begin its pre-deployment Composite Training Unit Exercise. [17] The group consisted of the carrier Stennis; Carrier Air Wing Seven; the cruiser San Jacinto; the destroyers Laboon and Cole; the destroyer Caron; the attack submarines Minneapolis-St. Paul and Providence; and the fast combat support ship Bridge. [22] During the deployment, the group took part in exercises Northern Edge 2004, JASEX 2004, and RIMPAC 2004. [1], At the time of its disestablishment, the group group was based at Naval Air Station North Island, California. It’s composed of roughly 7,500 personnel, an aircraft carrier, at least one cruiser, a destroyer squadron of at least two destroyers and/or frigates. Carrier Strike Group Seven (CSG-7 or CARSTRKGRU 7) was a U.S. Navy carrier strike group active from October 2004 until 30 December 2011. Carrier Division Seven was re-established at Naval Air Station Alameda, California, on 22 March 1956. [19] The group later saw action in Operation Anaconda and the Second Gulf War. When USS Bonhomme Richard (CV-31) arrived, it was integrated into an existing task group, and the commander of Night Carrier Division Seven directed the night operations within that task group. [20] On 21 November 2003, the group completed a 26-day Composite Training Unit Exercise. Chief Journalist (SW) Donnie Ryan, USN (17 December 2005). USS Chief. With the two carrier air wings operating together, the normal 12-hour cycle of flight operations could be doubled to a continuous 24-hour cycle. The aircraft carrier Nimitz and portions of its strike group left San Diego Monday for a deployment.. Navy officials declined to say where the 45-year-old carrier and its warships were headed. [78], Ships of the Strike Group with the Indian Navy during Malabar 2011, In the aftermath of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Carrier Strike Group Seven was dispatched to take part in the U.S. military relief effort, Operation Tomodachi. Memory refresher course- its all about doctrines and purpose In the 80s, there are two popular carrier doctrines- the Soviet doctrine typified by the USSR and the western doctrine typified by the US carrier groups. Following Wisecup, Rear Admiral Scott P. Hebner held command from 27 October 2008 to 27 October 2009. Please remember OPSEC! Carrier Strike Group Seven 2007–2009 operations included two deployments to the U.S. Fifth Fleet, and its embarked Carrier Air Wing Fourteen flew 2750 air sorties in support of ground forces in Iraq and Afghanistan while CARSTRKGRU-7 surface warships supported theater security and maritime interdiction operation within that fleet's area of responsibility. USS America. It appears that the unplanned Japan disaster relief operations meant the carrier strike group's planned participation in Exercise Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2011 in Korea was cancelled. PHIBRON 11. [19] The carrier strike group consisted of the carrier Stennis; Carrier Air Wing Nine; the cruisers Lake Champlain and Port Royal; destroyers Decatur and Elliot; the guided-missile frigate Jarrett; the submarines Salt Lake City and Jefferson City; and the fast combat support ship Bridge. Its heritage thus includes the Second World War, the Vietnam War, and the Cold War, as well as the first and the second Persian Gulf wars, encompassing a total of 34 deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean and Persian Gulf. [52] Escorts for the deployment included USS Chancellorsville (CG-62), USS Gridley (DDG-101), USS Howard (DDG-83), USS Decatur (DDG-73) and USS Thach (FFG-43). Carrier Strike Group Seven traced its lineage back to Night Carrier Division Seven, the U.S. Navy's first and only aircraft carrier formation exclusively dedicated to night air operations. On 6 April 1964, Rear Admiral William F. Bringle assumed command of Carrier Division Seven. [19], From June 2002 to January 2003, the Stennis underwent a seven-month refit. The group, including the aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth, is… Announcements. [142] Following the de-activation of Carrier Strike Group Seven, Ronald Reagan was reassigned as the flagship for Carrier Strike Group Nine. Led by the commodore of Destroyer Squadron 21 (DESRON-21) acting as CTF-150s Sea Combat Commander (SCC), the surface warships conducted sustained operations in maritime interdiction operations (MIO), anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-surface warfare (ASUW), and mine warfare (MW). Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. [18], On 12 November 2001, two months ahead of schedule, the group left for an accelerated Middle East deployment, and became involved in the War in Afghanistan. USS Warrior. Commander Pete Clayton, USN, with Robert J. Cressman. The ship the operated briefly in the South China Sea. Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chris Fowler (20 November 2006). Story Number: NNS080529-09 Release Date: 5/29/2008 3:13:00 PM . SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. During 1986, Kitty Hawk was under the group's control from January to 28 June 1986, and then was transferred to Cruiser-Destroyer Group 5 for later work ups, which included READIEX 87–1. [27] The exercise was completed on 17 December 2005. In February 2011, Rear Admiral Robert P. Girrier took command of the group. Please remember OPSEC! Once aboard the Reagan (pictured), an emergency appendectomy was performed by the ship's medical department. Photo: Marine Nationale. In May 2004, the battle group deployed for the Western Pacific. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (AW) Thomas C. Kuhl, USN (13 November 2006). Indian naval units included the guided-missile destroyers Delhi, Ranvijay, and INS Ranvir (D54); the corvette INS Kirch (P62); and the replenishment tanker Jyoti. False. Walsh. [21], Since 1956, aircraft carriers assigned to the group and division not already mentioned have included Midway, Coral Sea, Kitty Hawk, Saratoga, Constellation, Enterprise, and America.[6]. Summary. Carrier Strike Group Eleven Commander, CSG 11 Chief of Staff. The Strike Group is composed of the right combination of ships, submarines, aircraft, and personnel to support an extensive range of operations from wartime combat to peace time presence. Carrier Strike Group 7. It arrived off the east coast of Honshu on 13 March 2011 and immediately began supporting relief operations. The French Navy strike carrier FS Charles de Gaulle returns early to Toulon, carrying personnel infected with COVID-19. During the in-port phase of RIMPAC, officers and crew of the 14 participating navies interacted in receptions, meetings, and athletic events. A carrier strike group (CSG) is a type of carrier battle group of the United States Navy. Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Commander, Carrier Strike Group 7 (COMCARSTRKGRU SEVEN). 7 The new Crowsnest system is 18 months late, which will affect Carrier Strike’s capabilities in its first two years. Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Lisa Wassilieff, USN (6 April 2007). Seventh Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) on 9 March 2011. They managed anti-submarine warfare and surface warfare for the group and the entire RIMPAC force. [58] The group entered the U.S. Share. [51] The exercise was the final preparative step for the 2008 deployment. The strike group's antecendants included two previous aircraft carrier formations, Carrier Division Seven and Carrier Group Seven. Anna Barcus and Ensign Katherine O'Donnell (15 May 2011). [74][76][77] A deployment highlight occurred on 18 April 2011 when Captain Kevin "Nix" Mannix made his 1,000th arrested landing when he landed his F/A-18F Super Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron 154 on the flight deck of the Ronald Reagan (pictured). The navy will reassign CSG-9 from the USS Abraham Lincoln to the USS Ronald Reagan, former Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Gary Roughead has said. [30][31][32][33][34][35] Carrier Air Wing Fourteen included strike fighter squadrons VFA-22, VFA-25, VFA-113, VFA-115, tactical electronic warfare squadron VAQ-139, airborne early warning squadron VAW-113, helicopter squadron HS-4, and a detachment from logistics unit VRC-30. Two HH-60 helicopters from HS-2 were dispatched to carry out an emergency medical evacuation of a 14-year-old American girl back to the carrier. MCMRON 7. Download. [23] Also in 2004 the group provided humanitarian relief after the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. [63] On 18 May 2010, Ronald Reagan departed NAS North Island for sea trials. Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Torrey W. Lee, USN (21 May 2010). There are five ships in addition to the carrier. Ensign George Kunthara, USN (5 November 2008). In addition to the relief flights, a four-man engineering team from the Ronald Reagan engineers repaired Iloilo City's hospital generators damaged by the floods. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD web site. As of 11 March 1996 Nimitz was taking part in Operation Southern Watch in the Gulf, but a week later the carrier was in the Indian Ocean, en route to South China Sea. [55] On 3 July 2008, the group departed the Sulu Sea and Panay. 0. Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW/AW) Bill Larned, USN (21 August 2008). The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and America Expeditionary Strike Group with the embarked 31st MEU are forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in … Loose lips sink ships! [44] On 31 October 2007, Ronald Reagan returned to North Island, following two days of sea trials to evaluate its material readiness to rejoin the fleet. A carrier strike group (CSG) is a type of carrier battle group of the United States Navy. At the time of its disestablishment in 2011, Carrier Strike Group Seven was composed of the following units:[143], In total, aircraft carriers assigned to the formation made a total of 34 deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean and Persian Gulf. Aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72), homeported in Norfolk, Va. (shifting to San Diego, Calif., upon completion of deployment) Carrier Air Wing 7. MCS 1/c James E. Foehl (6 February 2007). Autumn rehearsal. The strike group's antecendants included two previous aircraft carrier formations, Carrier Division Seven and Carrier Group Seven. Naval War College and U.S. Army War College graduating with Masters in National Security Studies. Established on 19 December 1944, its aircraft carriers provided night air combat patrols for the U.S. Pacific Fleet's Fast Carrier Task Force during World War Two. Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. ANALYSIS. USS Patriot. Original (6.4 MB) Description. [38] During the deployment, Carrier Air Wing Fourteen flew about 2940 sorties over Iraq and Afghanistan. USS Pioneer. In May 2021 the UK Carrier Strike Group will set sail on its first operational deployment. ". Captain Mannix was the deputy commander of Carrier Air Wing 14. The Arabian Sea exercise involved surface, air and sub-surface training. The aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan became the new group flagship in 2005 after the John C. Stennis changed its homeport. Memory refresher course- its all about doctrines and purpose In the 80s, there are two popular carrier doctrines- the Soviet doctrine typified by the USSR and the western doctrine typified by the US carrier groups. During the deployment, the group consisted of the cruiser Lake Champlain, the replenishment ship Rainier, the frigate Ford, the destroyer Howard, and the submarine Salt Lake City. MAPS. Story Number: NNS081029-02 Release Date: 10/29/2008 5:43:00 AM. Under the leadership of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) along with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2, CSG-12’s Air and Missile Defense commander, commanding officer of USS Gettysburg (CG 64), and CSG-12’s information warfare commander commenced first-ever fully integrated carrier strike group operations for the Ford-class carrier… [28] During this exercise, later reports indicate the leased Swedish AIP attack submarine HSwMS Gotland managed to penetrate the defences of the group and 'sink' the Ronald Reagan.[29]. On 27 November 2007, the Ronald Reagan left San Diego to carry out their Tailored Ship's Training Assessment, designed to prepare the ship and embarked air wing for combat operations. U.S. naval units initially included guided-missile destroyers Sterett and Stethem; the guided-missile frigate Reuben James; and a nuclear powered attack submarine. Norman Polmar, Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet, Eleventh Edition, 1978, 8. The British navy will dispatch an aircraft carrier strike group to waters near Japan as soon as early next year, according to Japanese government sources, in a rare development that comes amid the growing maritime assertiveness of China in the region. A Navy Carrier Strike Group Is Deploying Without Its Broken-Down Aircraft Carrier Ships from the Harry S. Truman Strike Group are deploying from this week, but one thing is missing -- the Truman. Carrier Strike Group Seven crest. Photographer's Mate Airman Lawrence J. Davis, USS Ronald Reagan Public Affairs, USN (20 March 2006). [54] Meanwhile, Decatur and Thach joined Combined Task Force 152 operating in the Persian Gulf, while the guided-missile destroyers Gridley and Howard patrolled the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden as part of Combined Task Force 150. Navy NewsStand. Meanwhile, the long-range strike training is conducted to demonstrate the flexibility, agility, and effectiveness … According to Clark G. Reynol… During its third Vietnam combat deployment, the Coral Sea implemented a new anti-MiG combat patrol plan developed by the Carrier Division Seven staff. The group commenced TRANSITEX 85–14 en route to Naval Station Subic Bay in the Philippines on 27 July. Military units similar to or like Carrier Strike Group 7. Navy NewsStand. [91][92], A deployment highlight occurred on 18 April 2011 when Captain Kevin "Nix" Mannix made his 1,000th arrested landing when he landed his F/A-18F Super Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron 154 on the flight deck of the Ronald Reagan (pictured). [31], RIMPAC 2010 photo exercise, with Ronald Reagan center, A Navy HH-60 delivers supplies to Carnival Splendor on 9 November 2010, In late 2009 a six-month maintenance period on the Ronald Reagan began at NAS North Island. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Amber Smalley/Released) This last designation appears to be incorrect. [13] However the group did not deploy again until 1993. During a visit to the carrier Ronald Reagan on 15 June 2011, Fifth Fleet commander Vice Admiral Mark I. USS Green Bay. The group then participated in Valiant Shield 2006, a major U.S. Pacific Command joint exercise. Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Robert Stirrup, USN (9 July 2010). The ‘U.S. Cmdr. 62 likes. [31], On 30 July 2010, RIMPAC 2010 ended with a Pearl Harbor press conference. Norman Polmar, Ships and Aircraft, Thirteenth Edition, 1984, 16. The strike group's antecendants included two previous aircraft carrier formations, Carrier Division Seven and Carrier Group Seven. [40] This was the first time the two groups had operated together. Journalist 3rd Class Ryan M. Hill, USN (20 November 2003). Kitty Hawk spent two days in the Southern California Operating Area on 25–26 July to conduct an abbreviated Operational Readiness Exercise which included AAW defense, long-range conventional strikes and a 39-hour ASW exercise. Carrier Strike Group Seven entered the U.S. 9 August 2011 (Last Updated August 9th, 2011 18:30) The US Navy has recently deactivated one of its aircraft carrier strike groups, CSG-7, leaving the navy with nine operational CSGs. Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Dan Meaney (19 August 2008). Between 2006 and 2011, the formation centered around the Royal Navy's Invincible-class aircraft carriers until the retirement of their Harrier GR9 strike aircraft in 2011 as a result of the Strategic Defence and Security Review. Curtis A. Utz and Mark L. Evans (July–August 2005). Night Carrier Division Seven participated in the Philippine and Okinawa campaigns as well as carrier air raids against the Japanese home islands. [4][5] Other aircraft carriers assigned to the division included Ticonderoga, Lexington, Hancock, Kearsarge, Oriskany, and Shangri-La. FROM . On 2 July 1985, a group change of command ceremony was held on Kitty Hawk's flight deck, and Read Admiral Stan Arthur hauled down his flag. On 1 August 2011 the Navy announced that Carrier Strike Group Seven was scheduled for deactivation effective 30 December 2011. Carrier Strike – Preparing for deployment . Carrier Group Seven, led by Rear Admiral Lyle Bien aboard Nimitz, crossed the Pacific Ocean from 2–20 December 1995 headed for Hong Kong. DESRON 7. TO . [46] Joining the Reagan and CVW-14 were the guided-missile cruiser Chancellorsville; the guided-missile destroyers Gridley and Howard; and the guided-missile frigate Thach.[47][48]. The US Navy noted that carrier strike force operations are intended to increase the collective capability of US 6th Fleet to conduct multilateral, realistic training events. [45], On 16 November 2007, Rear Admiral James P. Wisecup relieved Rear Admiral Charles W. Martoglio as group commander. On 9 November 2007, Reagan returned to Naval Air Station North Island, California, after completing its flight deck certification. JTFEX 07-1 was not a normal pre-deployment exercise; it aimed to sustain multi-ship warfighting skills in the event either strike group had to make an unexpected deployment. On 25 January 2007 Rear Admiral Charles W. Martoglio relieved Rear Admiral Miller,[41] and commanded the group until 16 November 2007, when he was relieved himself by Rear Admiral James P. Wisecup. [36] During the exercise, an improved sonar system installed in both participating destroyers was used for the first time. Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group Concludes Valiant Shield 2020 Sept. 25, 2020 ESG 7/CTF 76 Units. Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Josh Cassatt, USN (12 August 2011). The group entered the U.S. Fifth Fleet area on 18 February 2006, and fleet commander Vice Admiral Patrick M. Walsh visited Reagan on 27 February 2006. Chief Journalist (SW) Donnie Ryan, USN (1 May 2006). USS RONALD REAGAN, At Sea: The ships of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 7 commenced an undersea warfare exercise (USWEX) in the waters of the Hawaiian operating area, May 27. Assessments Oct 29, 2020 | 10:00 GMT Oct … [25] The exercise was designed to train the whole carrier strike group to function as one, and consisted of two distinct phases evaluated by Commander, Strike Force Training Pacific. A JTFEX is a battle force exercise designed to test the capabilities of carrier strike groups operating with multi-national forces. U.S. Navy carrier strike group. On 15 November 2003, Rear Admiral Matt Moffit turned over command of the group to Rear Admiral Patrick M. [24] Rear Admiral Michael H. Miller took command of the group on 15 April 2005. Ronald Reagan also simulated a straits transit with four ships from the strike group, participated in three opposed replenishments at sea, a vertical replenishment, and ran many general quarters and man overboard drills. On 1 June 2016, the group is to be reactivated, as USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) is returning to the Pacific Fleet.[2]. [42] Between 16–18 March 2007, the group took part in a passing exercise with the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force in the Philippine Sea. U.S. 7th Fleet conducts forward-deployed naval operations in support of U.S. national interests in the Indo-Pacific area of operations. USS Pintado then practiced anti-submarine warfare with the group on 3–4 August. The strike group's antecendants included two previous aircraft carrier formations, Carrier Division Seven and Carrier Group Seven. ASW continued to be the top war-fighting priority.[40]. Dwight D. Eisenhower carrier strike group ships left Norfolk on Jan. 17 for the strike group’s composite training unit exercise and follow-on deployment. Four days later, on 11 April 2008, the group left port again to begin Joint Task Force Exercise 08-5. On 27 January 2007, the group departed from San Diego for its Western Pacific surge deployment. [79] Preble provided more than 700 pounds of supplies to earthquake and tsunami survivors, and also used its embarked helicopters to survey the coastline. Carrier Strike Group Seven traced its lineage back to Night Carrier Division Seven, the U.S. Navy's first and only aircraft carrier formation exclusively dedicated to night air op Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW/AW) Bill Larned, USN (18 August 2008). Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Stephen Votaw, USN (24 July 2010). [65] At sea such as live fire gunnery and missile exercises; maritime interdiction and vessel boardings, and anti-surface warfare, undersea warfare, and air defense training serials took place followed by scenario exercises in Phase III. carrier STRIKE group 24 f 35’s and a few tomahawks ‘lobbed from a submarine to be a strike group you need the tools to strike otherwise change its name most confrontations begin with a cruise missile barrage this group can’t do that. We found one dictionary with English definitions that includes the word carrier strike group 7: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "carrier strike group 7" is defined. Rear Admiral Thomas A. Mercer commanded the group (aboard Ranger, Midway, and Nimitz) before becoming Commander, Naval Forces Philippines. Christopher Gahl relieved Cmdr. Carrier Strike Group 7 Arrives in Republic of Korea. 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[54] Soon afterwards, USS Howard was detached to take part on the fourth annual Southeast Asia Cooperation Against Terrorism (SEACAT) exercise which began in Singapore on 18 August 2008. On 19 May 2008, the group departed from NAS North Island for its 2008 Western Pacific/Middle East deployment. Seventh Fleet on 12 August and transited the Bashi Channel five days later. TIMELINE. Later in 1996, Rear Admiral John B. Nathman commanded Carrier Group Seven, the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group and Battle Force FIFTY in the Persian Gulf. Chief Mass Communication Specialist Donnie Ryan (18 March 2007). Reagan conducted flight deck certification from 2 June 2010. It is likely that this is an incorrect reference to Task Force 50 (Battle Force, Fifth Fleet). The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense, or the United States Department of the Navy of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. [1] The group commander and staff first deployed to the Western Pacific onboard USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31) in 1957. The group returned to its home base at NAS North Island on 31 October 2009. Callsign for Wreyth; By Wile E., December 11; Media. Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is currently deployed to the 7th Fleet area of operations in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific. Valiant Shield, held near Guam from 19–23 June 2006, involved three carrier strike groups: Carrier Strike Group Five, Carrier Strike Group Seven, and Carrier Strike Group Nine. An Encounter Exercise was held with the USS NEW JERSEY Surface Action Group on 1 August and then Carrier Air Wing Nine participated in COPE CANINE 85-02, a Hawaiian air defence exercise, on 2–3 August. Share Article. Chief Journalist Donnie W. Ryan (28 February 2006). The Eisenhower’s strike group includes about 6,000 total sailors. [9] In 1987, the group controlled Kitty Hawk, which was in the process of shifting to the Atlantic Fleet, and USS Constellation (CV-64). On 8 August 2010, she returned to her homeport after a nearly two-month underway period. Carrier Strike Group Seven 2004–06 operations (2,422 words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article had been disbanded effective 21 March 2005. Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Josh Cassatt, USN (5 April 2011). Commitment to Freedom. [40], Surface warships operating with CTF-150 practiced the full spectrum of surface warfare scenarios. [31] Over the next three weeks, flight operations were conducted nearly continuously under simulated combat conditions. [31] On 28 August 2008, the group relieved Carrier Strike Group Nine and launched its first sorties supporting U.S. and coalition ground forces of the International Security Assistance Force. Reagan's nuclear-trained personnel established a Radiation Control Central in response. 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