strike force


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strike′ force`

1. a military force armed and trained for attack.
2. a group or team, as of law-enforcement agents, who are assigned to one special problem.
[1960–65]
Translations

strike force

n (Mil, Aer) → distaccamento aereo
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The strike force has more than a dozen co-chairs tasked with recruiting so-called captains, who then organize their own groups of at least five volunteers.
The Medicare Fraud Strike Force operations are part of the Health Care Fraud Prevention & Enforcement Action Team (HEAT), a joint initiative of the Department of Justice and HHS.
The Strike Force will focus on counseling and defending health care systems, life sciences companies and providers faced with False Claims Act and other fraud and abuse investigations and lawsuits.
The USF Strike Force expands the Commission s activities, including those of the FCC Office of Inspector General, to protect the integrity of the Universal Service Fund and ensure that the American people s money is wisely spent.
The Strike Force battalion provides the example of what OLT and MC can create when correctly implemented in combat, as highlighted by recent articles such as the discussion of Operation Dragon Strike during Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) 10-11.
Seoul : South Korea and a US strike force led by the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz kicked off Monday a joint naval drill slammed by North Korea as a "wanton" provocation and rehearsal for war.
Bred by Cheveley Park Stud, Strike Force started his racing career with John Gosden and is now with his tenth trainer, Alison Hutchinson, in whose care he has been since June.
With nearly 10,000 foreclosures in the City of Los Angeles last year," he said, "this strike force is certain to help countless residents and families from becoming victimized.
I think our strike force would be one of the best in the Premiership if we were playing there.
The strike force is a joint Department of Justice/Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) team of federal, state, and local investigators designed to combat Medicare fraud through the use of Medicare data analysis techniques and an increased focus on community policing.
The court heard Ian Davison had set up the Aryan Strike Force website, which his son helped to run, in January 2008, and the group were, "in the early stages of becoming active".