combined joint special operations task force

combined joint special operations task force
A task force composed of special operations units from one or more foreign countries and more than one US Military Department formed to carry out a specific special operation or prosecute special operations in support of a theater campaign or other operations. The combined joint special operations task force may have conventional nonspecial operations units assigned or attached to support the conduct of specific missions. Also called CJSOTF. See also joint special operations task force; special operations; task force.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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