Operation REDWING - Commander Task Group 7.3.
Final rept. Mar-Aug 56,
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO SANTA BARBARA CA TEMPO
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Operation REDWING was conducted at the Pacific Proving Ground during the spring and summer of 1956. The main effort of the Navy task group Task Group 7.3 was concentrated at Bikini Atoll in support of large yield shots. The broad mission of Task Group 7.3 was to provide the necessary naval support, including an evacuation capability, required by Joint Task Force Seven. Task Group 7.3 carried out the following assigned tasks 1 conduct security and safety patrols air and surface ship 2 provide surface ship transportation between Eniwetok and Bikini and other atolls 3 provide shipboard command, control and communications facilities for CJTF-7 and the task groups 4 provide shipboard facilities to accommodate elements of the Joint Task Force while afloat, including pre-shot evacuations as directed by CJTF-7 and 5 provide support to scientific projects as requested. Author