"The second phase of Armistice’s plans to destroy Al-Qatala’s financial support involves destroying everything that “The Banker” has holed up in his vault. Conduct the most badass bank heist by using stolen crypto keys to break into his bank, crack open the vault, and escape the premises with enough cash to put “The Banker” out of business."
— Official description

Operation Strongbox is an Operation featured within the Special Ops mode of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. It is a follow-up to Operation Just Reward. The Operation was released during the Season One of Modern Warfare on December 18th, 2019.[1][2]


Operation Strongbox will require players to infiltrate a bank in downtown Verdansk, used by The Banker to transfer funds to Al-Qatala networks.

At the beginning, players can use a Technical to move to objectives, although this will not survive long against sustained fire or heavy weapons. They must pick up 1 to 4 saws, one per player, which will be used to cut open the doors to the vault inside the bank. On the way to the bank, which has multiple entrances, the team will encounter tanks, which can be made short work of using Cruise Missiles that are found on the way to the front entrance. The back entrance, however, is an optional path that will have several enemy remote Sentry Guns inside but avoids most other threats.

Once inside, both sides of the vault gate must be cut using the saws, in order to open it. Note: downed players will drop the saw and have to pick it up again after being revived or redeploying. Inside the vault is a Juggernaut that can be made short work of with sustained fire. Once the vault is open, Suicide Bombers will storm the team as they open deposit boxes to locate The Banker's crypto key for transferring funds.

The team must then proceed to the third floor of the bank, where The Banker is preparing to leave. Enemy Wheelsons will be a common sight on the way up the floors. One team member must plant a breaching charge on the door to The Banker's office. However, the glass windows are bulletproof and the door is heavily reinforced. The Banker will make his escape up an elevator before the room can be breached, however a Juggernaut will bust the door open and pose a threat afterwards.

Proceeding to the roof, the team much catch up with The Banker and may kill him. They will also have to shoot down an enemy Little Bird. Afterwards, the team must await extraction while facing off against Al-Qatala fighters, Juggernauts, and mortar teams. Once all players who are alive have boarded the extraction helicopter, the mission will be accomplished.


  • The Banker (Calling Card)
  • Vault Assault (Calling Card)
  • Chilled Out (Yegor Operator Skin) (Modified - Veteran July 2020)


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