battle group

noun U.S. Military.

a planning or command unit within a division of the army.

Origin of battle group

First recorded in 1950–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for battle group

battle group


a group of warships usu. consisting of at least one aircraft carrier, other surface ships, submarines, landing craft, etc
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