counterforce

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coun·ter·force

 (koun′tər-fôrs′)
n.
A contrary or opposing force, especially a military force capable of destroying the nuclear armaments of an enemy.

counterforce

(ˈkaʊntəˌfɔːs)
n
(General Physics) a force that acts in opposition to another force

coun•ter•force

(ˈkaʊn tərˌfɔrs, -ˌfoʊrs)

n.
a contrary or opposing force, tendency, etc.
[1600–10]

counterforce

The employment of strategic air and missile forces in an effort to destroy, or render impotent, selected military capabilities of an enemy force under any of the circumstances by which hostilities may be initiated.
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