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Zero hour / Andy McNab.

By: McNab, Andy, 1959-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: McNab, Andy, Nick Stone mission: 13.; Nick Stone: ; Nick Stone: 13.; Nick Stone: ; A Nick Stone thriller: 13.Publisher: London : Bantam, 2010Description: 416 pages.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780593064986 (hbk.); 0593064984 (hbk.).Subject(s): Colecção Suspense -- Fiction | Stone, Nick (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Cyberterrorism -- Fiction | Stone, Nick (Fictitious character) Fiction | Soldiers -- Fiction | Thrillers | Cyberterrorism FictionGenre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction) | Thrillers. | Action and adventure fiction.DDC classification: MACN Subject: A code which will jam every item of military hardware from Kabul to Washington. On 5 September 2007, Israeli jets bombed a suspected nuclear installation in northeastern Syria. Syrian radar, supposedly state-of-the-art, had failed to warn the target of the incoming assault. A system on the verge of collapsea Unknown to anyone but the Israelis and the radar's manufacturers, the commercial, off-the-shelf microprocessors within it contained a remotely accessible kill switch. A terrorist group who nearly have it in their handsa Now British Intelligence has discovered that the same switches are at the heart of every electronic device in the UK and US arsenal. It will take years to replace the components. So they must deactivate the man who controls them instead. And a soldier who wants to go down fightinga Ex-SAS deniable operator Nick Stone is tasked to find and kill him, but this time he's not on 'receive'. For once, his life is under threat for another reason, from within. And now he really is a man with nothing to lose...
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When the beautiful 20-year-old daughter of a Moldovan businessman goes missing from her university, British Intelligence will do anything in its power to track her down. Only one man is skilled and ruthless enough for the job - but for the first time in his life Nick Stone doesn't want to play ball.

A code which will jam every item of military hardware from Kabul to Washington. On 5 September 2007, Israeli jets bombed a suspected nuclear installation in northeastern Syria. Syrian radar, supposedly state-of-the-art, had failed to warn the target of the incoming assault. A system on the verge of collapsea Unknown to anyone but the Israelis and the radar's manufacturers, the commercial, off-the-shelf microprocessors within it contained a remotely accessible kill switch. A terrorist group who nearly have it in their handsa Now British Intelligence has discovered that the same switches are at the heart of every electronic device in the UK and US arsenal. It will take years to replace the components. So they must deactivate the man who controls them instead. And a soldier who wants to go down fightinga Ex-SAS deniable operator Nick Stone is tasked to find and kill him, but this time he's not on 'receive'. For once, his life is under threat for another reason, from within. And now he really is a man with nothing to lose...

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