a military force armed and trained for attack.
a group or team, as of law-enforcement agents, who are assigned to one special problem: the FBI's strike force against organized crime.
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How to use strike force in a sentence
Last week, the Department of Justice launched a series of firearms trafficking strike forces in “five key market regions,” including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, to tackle potential sources of gun crimes.After Its Deployment in Upstate New York, Residents Raise Concerns Over Gun Violence Task Force | Josiah Bates | July 28, 2021 | Time
Then al Qaeda created its own strike force to target the informants.Obama’s Deadly Informants: The Drone Spotters of Pakistan | Umar Farooq, Syed Fakhar Kakakhel | November 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A militarized strike force onstage, attired in all black with faces smeared in black as though prepped for a nighttime raid.
The latter has a devastating strike force and the added advantage of playing on the home continent.Inside the World Cup Draw: Devastating for the U.S., Great for Brazil | Nico Hines | December 6, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Together, we have created an effective Federal strike force to combat waste and fraud in government.