The Hunt for Red October (A Jack Ryan Novel)
The runaway bestseller that introduced Tom Clancy’s exceptional profession.
A army mystery so gripping in its motion and so convincing in its accuracy it’s rumored that the White residence debriefed the writer. The subject matter: the best espionage coup in background. the tale: the chase for a best mystery Russian missile sub. Lauded via the Washington submit as “breathlessly exciting,” The Hunt for crimson October continues to be a masterpiece of army fiction through one of many world’s hottest authors, a guy whose shockingly practical situations proceed to carry us in thrall.
From the alternate Paperback edition.
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Solid-fuel missile with a number of approximately six thousand nautical miles, and it contains 8 a number of independently targetable reentry cars, MIRVs, each one with an envisioned yield of 5 hundred kilotons. it is the similar RV carried via their SS-18s, yet there are much less of them in line with launcher. "As one can find, the missile tubes can be found ahead of the sail rather than aft, as in our subs. The ahead diving planes fold into slots within the hull right here; ours cross at the sail. She has dual screws; ours have.
So you'll likely be seeing extra of these. every thing that'll stream is placing to sea. you are the purely provider, so you could have total tactical command, correct? Come on, Josh, you are our greatest ASW operator." Painter poured a few espresso for himself. "Okay, now we have one service deck. the USA and Nimitz are nonetheless an outstanding week away. Ryan, you stated you are flying out to Invincible. We get her, too, right?" "The president was once engaged on that. wish her?" "Sure. Admiral White has an outstanding nostril for ASW, and his.
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