Aircraft carrier force levels

by Alva M Bowen

Publisher: Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 55 Downloads: 114
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Subjects:

  • United States. -- Navy -- Reorganization,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Deployment,
  • Aircraft carriers -- United States

Edition Notes

StatementAlva M. Bowen, Jr., Specialist in National Defense and Ray Frank Bessette, Consultant
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1978-79, reel 4, fr. 0840
ContributionsBessette, Ray Frank, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination55 p.
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15450211M

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That is Author: Loren Thompson. Under attack, the combined anti-aircraft fire of a task group's carriers and their screen provided a more effective umbrella of protection against marauding enemy aircraft than was possible when the carriers separated.

When two or more of these task groups supported each other, they constituted a fast carrier task force. Lessons learned from operating the carriers as a single Operators: United States Navy.

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An aircraft carrier's "island" is the command center for flight-deck operations, as well as the ship as a whole.

The island is about feet (46 m) tall, but it's only 20 feet (6 m) wide at the base, so it won't take up too much space on the flight deck. The top of the island, well above the height of any aircraft on the flight deck, is spread.

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