What is another word for search and destroy mission?

3 synonyms found


[ sˈɜːt͡ʃ and dɪstɹˈɔ͡ɪ mˈɪʃən], [ sˈɜːt‍ʃ and dɪstɹˈɔ‍ɪ mˈɪʃən], [ s_ˈɜː_tʃ a_n_d d_ɪ_s_t_ɹ_ˈɔɪ m_ˈɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

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How to use "Search and destroy mission" in context?

Red versus Blue employed a new form of asymmetrical warfare known as search and destroy, which became the staple of Western military operations. The missions were carried out in hostile territory where the hallmark of success or failure was to kill or capture the enemy as quickly as possible.

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