[Vocabulary] Carrier-led

Flogger

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Hello.

I'd like to know what "carrier-led" does mean in the following paragraph extracted from this website?

WASHINGTON–The U.S. Navy has decided to deploy the USS Nimitz as a third carrier-led strike force to the western Pacific to increase pressure on North Korea to rein in its arms programs.

I'm not sure but I think "-led" means leadership or something like that, so carrier-led means the leading carrier. Am I right?

Thank you in advance.
 

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No. The strike force is led by a carrier (a type of ship).
 
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