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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]
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Translations

strike force

n (Mil, Aer) → distaccamento aereo
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Since its inception in March 2007, the Medicare Fraud Strike Force, which maintains 14 strike forces operating in 23 districts, has charged nearly 4,000 defendants who have collectively billed the Medicare program for more than $14 billion.
As the decade ended, and war in the Pacific loomed, the rapid technological change in the range, ordnance carrying capability, and maneuverability of carrier aircraft made further investments in seaplane strike forces a low priority.
The Defense Science Board (DSB) Task Force on Future Strategic Strike Forces delivered a report to the Pentagon's acting under secretary of defense (acquisition, technology and logistics) in February 2004 <http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/fssf.pdf> that proposes radical restructuring of the nation's nuclear weapons program.