When a crew of international terrorists hijack a commercial airliner and intentionally plunge it into the Pacific Ocean, passengers are forced to struggle to survive. On board is a computer micro-board that controls the National Defense satellite Nova One, capable of launching nuclear weapons of mass destruction. In the wrong hands, it can mean global devastation. But in the eleventh hour, a band of Navy Seals will stage a daring underwater rescue. Now, with the fate of the world at hand, their first strike will be their last chance.