WEAPON, THE by David Poyer - SIGNED FIRST EDITION BOOKSee all titles by David Poyer.
A deadly new weapon hits the international arms market---and the
only way to preserve the balance of power in the Mideast is to hijack
the Iranian sub that carries it.
United States Navy Commander and
Medal of Honor winner Dan Lenson has been handed another
outside-the-box assignment. TAG Charlie, an elite team of active-duty
sailors, SEALs, and civilian analysts, is tasked to investigate and
defuse emerging naval threats around the globe. When the Skhval-K---an
unstoppable rocket torpedo designed to destroy U.S. aircraft
carriers---is demonstrated at a Moscow arms show, Dan tries to buy one
so that the U.S. Navy can build countermeasures. But heís lucky to
escape with his life when heís set up by Russiaís new counterespionage
When the Russians sell the new weapon to Iran and
China instead, Dan decides that if he canít buy it, heíll steal it. But
when a daring nighttime penetration of Iranís largest naval base goes
wrong too, Dan finds himself captaining a submarine he barely knows how
to submerge, pursued by Iranian destroyers and sub-hunting aircraft
through the shallow, hazardous Persian Gulf.
Authentic action and daring espionage combine in a timely thriller set in a hair-trigger military environment.