Red Storm Rising
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Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.
Using the latest advancements in military technology, the world's superpowers battle it out on land, sea, and air for the ultimate global control.
A chillingly authentic vision of modern war, Red Storm Rising is as powerful as it is ambitious.
It's a story you will never forget.
Hard hitting. Suspenseful.
And frighteningly real.
information, sir, is that they are allowed to broadcast only for three regiments or more. Ten or twenty Bears wouldn’t be enough. They might not even notice.” “So right now we probably have a herd of Bears out there, not emitting anything, just flying around listening for our radar signals.” Toland nodded agreement. The battle group was a circle of ships with a radius of thirty miles, the carriers and troop ships in the center surrounded by nine missile-armed escorts and six more specialized
“Okay, okay. We’re here to meet you,” Edwards said. “Identify yourself!” The voice had an English accent. “Code name Beagle.” “Proper name?” “Edwards, first lieutenant, U.S. Air Force.” “Approach slowly, mate.” Mike went forward alone. At length he saw a vague shape half-hidden by a rock. The shape held a submachine gun. “Who are you?” “Sergeant Nichols, Royal Marines. You picked a bloody poor place to receive us, Lieutenant.” “I didn’t do it!” Edwards answered. “We didn’t know you were
instant passage to the Ministry of Defense. Launch authority for the antiballistic missiles deployed around Moscow was automatically released to the battery commanders, and though it was several minutes before radar officers were able to confirm to Moscow’s satisfaction that the missiles had dropped off their scopes and were not on ballistic trajectories, defense units stayed on alert, and all over northern Russia air-defense interceptors scrambled. The missiles could not have cared about the
fleet’s line of advance, and those were supported by the carrier-borne S-3A Vikings that operated continuously off the flight decks. The Pentagon had leaked to the press that this Marine division was en route to Germany, where the battle hung in the balance. In fact, the tight formation of amphibs was twenty miles from his carrier on a course of zero-three-nine, four hundred miles from its real objective. USS REUBEN JAMES “We’re not heading north any longer,” Calloway said. Dinner was
serve the Red Army when he leaves the university.” It was not often that the General was so surprised. Alekseyev lowered his binoculars to stare briefly at the Party man. “You need not say it, Comrade General.” Sergetov smiled. “I know that too few children of high Party officials do this. I have spoken against it. Those who would rule must first serve. So I have some questions for you.” “Follow me, Comrade Minister, we shall speak sitting down.” The two men walked back to Alekseyev’s armored