Category:Carrier Strike Group Twelve
Carrier Strike Group Twelve, abbreviated CSG-12 or CARSTRKGRU 12, is one of five U.S. Navy carrier strike groups currently assigned the United States Fleet Forces Command. U.S. Navy carrier strike groups are employed in a variety of roles, all of which involve gaining and maintaining sea control. A carrier strike group is an operational naval formation that deploys together. Permanently assigned units of a carrier strike group typically consists of an aircraft carrier that acts as the flagship, a carrier air wing embarked onboard the carrier, a squadron of destroyers and frigates, and at least one Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser.
CARSTRKGRU 12 is currently based at Naval Station Norfolk, and it typically deploys to the U.S. Sixth Fleet operating in the Mediterranean Sea and the U.S. Fifth Fleet in the Indian Ocean and the Persian Gulf. The current flagship for Carrier Strike Group Twelve is the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) which is making its final operational deployment prior to its scheduled 2013 decommissioning. The Nimitz-class supercarrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) has been assigned as the strike group's new flagship.
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