"Heretic" Fleet

An example of a Task force numbering a handful of ships.

A Task force is an organization of Covenant ships, usually organized on a temporary basis and for a specific mission. A Task force is smaller than a Fleet. It is the rough equivalent of a UNSC Battle Group in terms of the number of ships. It is commanded by a Zealot Elite with the title of Fleet Master.

Task forces usually contain anywhere from a handful of ships to several dozen. Task forces are usually not named as Covenant fleets are, and there has been no indication if their temporary nature renders them any naming merit at all.

Known Task forcesEdit

  • A Covenant Task force was sent to Harvest in 2531. It numbered less than a dozen vessels.


  1. Halo 2, level Cairo Station
  2. Halo: Ghosts of Onyx