intruder operation

intruder operation

An offensive operation by day or night over enemy territory with the primary object of destroying enemy aircraft in the vicinity of their bases.
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One squadron accounted for 21 bombers on the intrusions; this would be a foreshadowing of the intruder operations conducted in WWII.
Mr Duncan took part in night-time intruder operations in Mosquito aircraft, a job which had a famously high mortality rate.