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Strike forces: Plans & conducts strike operations. Commanded by a Carrier Strike Group Commander.

Nimitz-class Aircraft Carrier

 Ticonderoga-class Cruiser

 Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer


Logistics: Provides logistics support to the Fleet, including underway replenishment by Military Sealift Command-operated ships.

Fast Combat Support Ship

Dry Cargo/Ammunition Ship

Fleet Replenishment Oiler


Expeditionary Combat Forces: Controls Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Naval Coastal Warfare, SeaBees, Expeditionary Logistics SupportForces and Riverine Forces.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal

Marine Mammals

Inshore Boat Units

Mobile Construction Battalion

Riverine Forces

Individual Augmentee


Contingency Response: Contingency Response, Humanitarian Assistance, Disaster Relief: Command and control of amphibious forces in the region, for response, assistance and relief.

 Wasp-class LHD

 Tarawa-class LHA

 Harpers Ferry-class LSD

 Whidbey Island-class LSD

 AV-8B Harrier II

 CH-53D/E Sea Stallion

 V-22A Osprey

 AH-1W Super Cobra


Submarine Forces: Commands operation of U.S. submarine forces (SSN/SSGN) and coordinates theatre-wide Anti-Submarine Warfare matters.


                            Guided-Missile Submarine

 Los Angeles-Class Submarine

TF Shore Battlespace

Shore Battlespace: Coordinates all facility and security support for shore installations in the AOR.


Mine Warfare: Provides command & control of all mine warfare assets in the region.

 Avenger-Class MCM

 MH-53E Sea Dragon

Other assets such as Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams and Unmanned Underwater Vehicle teams also contribute to the success of the Mine Warfare mission.


Surface Forces: Controls surface forces such as U.S. Navy patrol craft, U.S. Coast Guard patrol boats and independently deploying ships.

Coastal Patrol Ships


Patrol Boats


Maritime Patrol Forces: Maritime surveillance and reconnaissance operations region wide.

P-3C Orion, ASW Aircraft

TF 59

Unmanned Systems & A.I. : To integrate unmanned systems and artificial intelligence with maritime operations in the 5th Fleet area of operations.

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