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What does CF stand for?

CF stands for Covering Force

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government

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Samples in periodicals archive:

No provision had been made for a covering force to either reinforce the attackers on order, or to create a diversion to permit the main element to either execute the mission or break contact.
The IJN had failed to establish control of the Coral Sea and, with the covering force depleted and air cover reduced, the Port Moresby operation was postponed.
More likely, however, a covering force will protect inserted troops while massive fire is directed by the joint force air component commander against the main enemy responses.