A number of New York City Police Department officers came together to form an organization that would permanently kill criminals, rather than simply jailing them. Calling themselves the "Cabal", the group commissioned Stane International to give them an edge in their crusade. Stane's company designed and manufactured a suit of powered armor for them, the "Savage Steel" battlesuit, based on technology stolen from Stark Enterprises. Different members of the Cabal all took turns wearing the armor.
Destroyed in Darkhawk Annual #1
Savage Steel Armor II
First Appearance Darkhawk Annual #2
Rebuilt armor from renegade Stane technicians. Jimmy Zafar later stole the rebuilt armor, and adopted the Savage Steel identity. With Darkhawk as an ally, the new Savage Steel battled terrorists.