By David Poyer
A lethal new weapon hits the foreign hands market---and the one option to look after the stability of energy within the Mideast is to hijack the Iranian sub that includes it.
United States army Commander and Medal of Honor winner Dan Lenson has been passed one other outside-the-box task. TAG Charlie, an elite staff of active-duty sailors, SEALs, and civilian analysts, is tasked to enquire and defuse rising naval threats worldwide. while the Skhval-K---an unstoppable rocket torpedo designed to wreck U.S. airplane carriers---is proven at a Moscow hands convey, Dan attempts to shop for one in order that the U.S. army can construct countermeasures. yet he’s fortunate to flee along with his existence whilst he’s organize by way of Russia’s new counterespionage provider.
When the Russians promote the hot weapon to Iran and China in its place, Dan makes a decision that if he can’t purchase it, he’ll thieve it. but if a bold evening penetration of Iran’s greatest naval base is going incorrect too, Dan unearths himself captaining a submarine he slightly understands how one can submerge, pursued by means of Iranian destroyers and sub-hunting aircraft during the shallow, detrimental Persian Gulf.
Authentic motion and bold espionage mix in a timely thriller set in a hair-trigger army environment.
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Maj. Gen. H. W. Jenkins, usa Marine Corps (Ret. ), Commander of the Marine Amphibious Forces within the Gulf warfare “One of the most powerful books in a great series…the remarkably brilliant graphics he attracts of the diversity of guys and girls interested in serve their nation benefit excessive compliment. ” —Booklist “One of the best…action lovers should be rewarded. ” —Publishers Weekly “Poyer’s shut realization to army perform and jargon will…suit these searching for actual aspect. ” —Newport information Press additionally via DAVID POYER Korea Strait The hazard The Command Black hurricane China Sea Tomahawk The Passage The Circle The Gulf The Med THE WEAPON David Poyer St. Martin’s Paperbacks word: if you happen to bought this booklet with no disguise try to be conscious that this booklet is stolen estate. It was once mentioned as “unsold and destroyed” to the writer, and neither the writer nor the writer has obtained any cost for this “stripped e-book. ” this can be a paintings of fiction. all the characters, organisations, and occasions portrayed during this novel are both items of the author’s mind's eye or are used fictitiously. THE WEAPON Copyright � 2008 via David Poyer. Excerpt from The difficulty copyright � 2009 by way of David Poyer. All rights reserved. for info tackle St. Martin’s Press, a hundred seventy five 5th road, ny, long island 10010. Library of Congress Catalog Card quantity: 2008025779 ISBN: 978-0-312-36527-1 published within the u . s . St. Martin’s Press hardcover version / December 2008 St. Martin’s Paperbacks version / December 2009 St. Martin’s Paperbacks are released by means of St. Martin’s Press, one hundred seventy five 5th street, long island, long island 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Ex nihilo nihil healthy. For this e-book I owe because of Bob Albee, Harry Black, John Castano, Richard H. Enderly, Dave Faught, Jim Franciskovic, John T. Fusselman, Catherine “Queekie” Gladden, Carlos Godoy, Frank eco-friendly, Rick Hedman, Donna Hopkins, invoice Hunteman, Ken Johnson, David Luckett, Leslie Lykins, Warren L. Potts, David Sander, Tommy Schultz, invoice Sheridan, J. Michael Zias, etc who most well-liked anonymity. thank you additionally to Charle Ricci of the japanese Shore Public Library, who was once unendingly sufferer with my mortgage requests; Commander, Naval floor Forces Atlantic; place of work of the manager of Naval details; the USS Saratoga Museum and the employees and “crew” of Juliett 484/K-77 on the Russian Sub Museum in windfall; the Maritime Museum of San Diego; and the Nimitz Library on the U. S. Naval Academy. My so much thankful due to George Witte, editor of lengthy status; to Sally Richardson and Matt Shear; and to Lenore Hart, ally, first reader, and truth cost. The specifics of personalities, destinations, and strategies in a variety of locales, and the devices and theaters of operations defined are hired because the settings and fabrics of fiction, now not as reportage. a few info were altered to guard labeled info. As constantly, all blunders and deficiencies are my very own. ethical decisions are singularly misplaced in espionage.