By Ben Bova
When a nuclear missile introduced by means of a rogue North Korean faction explodes in area the ensuing shockwave destroys the world's satellites, throwing international communique into chaos. the U.S. army satellites, designed to resist such an attack, convey that extra missiles are sitting at the release pad in North Korea, able to be deployed. confronted with the specter of a thermonuclear assault, the USA has just one attainable security: capable One.
ABL-1, or capable One, is a transformed 747 geared up with a high-powered laser in a position to knock out missiles in flight. yet either the laser's know-how and the jet's team are untested. What used to be initially to be a coaching flight with a skeleton workforce becomes a determined race to smash the 2 closing nukes. Will capable One's experimental know-how be sufficient to avoid global battle III—especially while it turns into transparent saboteur is onboard?
Able One is a well timed thrill-ride through one among technology fiction's Most worthy novelists.
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Able One by Ben Bova