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The trident deception, Rick Campbell

Label
The trident deception
Title
The trident deception
Statement of responsibility
Rick Campbell
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Language
eng
Summary
"The USS Kentucky--a Trident ballistic missile submarine carrying a full complement of 192 nuclear warheads--is about to go on a routine cruise. Not long after it reaches the open sea, however, the Kentucky receives a launch order. After receiving that launch order, it is cut off from all counter-orders and disappears into the Pacific while it makes the eight-day transit to the launch site. What the Kentucky's crew doesn't know is that those launch orders haven't actually come from the U.S. government. Rogue elements within the Mossad have learned that Iran has developed its first nuclear weapon and, in ten days, will detonate it--and the target is Israel. The suspected weapon complex is too far underground for conventional weapons to harm it, and the only choice is a pre-emptive nuclear strike. With limited time, this rogue group initiates a long-planned operation called the Trident Deception. They'll transmit false orders and use a U.S. nuclear submarine to launch the attack. With only 8 days before the Kentucky is in launch range and with the submarine cut off from any outside communication, one senior officer, the father of one of the officers aboard the submarine, must assemble and lead a team of attack submarines to find, intercept and neutralize the Kentucky before it can unknowingly unleash a devastating nuclear attack"--
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Summary
"The USS Kentucky--a Trident ballistic missile submarine carrying a full complement of 192 nuclear warheads--is about to go on a routine cruise. Not long after it reaches the open sea, however, the Kentucky receives a launch order. After receiving that launch order, it is cut off from all counter-orders and disappears into the Pacific while it makes the eight-day transit to the launch site. What the Kentucky's crew doesn't know is that those launch orders haven't actually come from the U.S. government. Rogue elements within the Mossad have learned that Iran has developed its first nuclear weapon and, in ten days, will detonate it--and the target is Israel. The suspected weapon complex is too far underground for conventional weapons to harm it, and the only choice is a pre-emptive nuclear strike. With limited time, this rogue group initiates a long-planned operation called the Trident Deception. They'll transmit false orders and use a U.S. nuclear submarine to launch the attack. With only 8 days before the Kentucky is in launch range and with the submarine cut off from any outside communication, one senior officer, the father of one of the officers aboard the submarine, must assemble and lead a team of attack submarines to find, intercept and neutralizethe Kentucky before it can unknowingly unleash a devastating nuclear attack"--
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10281862
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.A48223
LC item number
T75 2014
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Trident Deception
Series volume
[book 1]
Target audience
adult
Label
The trident deception, Rick Campbell
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Copyright
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Series information from Fantastic fiction
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20162689
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
x, 387 pages
Isbn
9781250039019
Lccn
2013031934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The trident deception, Rick Campbell
Publication
Copyright
Note
Series information from Fantastic fiction
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20162689
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
x, 387 pages
Isbn
9781250039019
Lccn
2013031934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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