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The deception succeeds in convincing Soviet observers that Red October has been lost and the Soviet forces withdraw. However, Igor Loginov, a GRU intelligence officer masquerading as one of Red October's cooks, was suspicious and stayed behind when the crew evacuated.
On learning of Ramius' intentions, he attempts to manually launch one of the submarine's missiles in its silo in order to destroy Red October. Loginov is discovered and he fatally shoots Captain Lieutenant Kamarov the ship's navigator and seriously wounds Ramius and Williams. Ryan tries to reason with the GRU agent, who refuses to listen and is killed in a firefight in the submarine's missile compartment.
Later, Tupolev, aboard V. Konovalov which stayed behind when the Soviet fleet withdrew, happens upon what they initially believe is an Ohio-class submarine, being escorted by two other submarines.
Based on its acoustical signature, Tupolev realizes that the Ohio is in fact Red October, which was reported sunk, and proceeds to engage it. The two U. After a tense standoff, Red October rams V. Konovalov broadside and sinks it.
Ryan is commended and debriefed by his superiors; he later flies back to his posting in London. His decision to defect was spurred by personal factors. His wife, Natalia, had died at the hands of an intoxicated and incompetent doctor; however, the doctor escaped punishment because he was the son of a Politburo member. Natalia's untimely death, combined with Ramius's long-standing disillusionment with the callousness of Soviet rule and his fear of Red October's destabilizing effect on world affairs, exhausts his tolerance for the failings of the Soviet system.
The widower, and half Lithuanian blames the Soviet Union for the botched operation that killed his beloved wife. He has At the tail end of the Cold War, Captain Marko Ramius of the Soviet Navy decides to defect , incredibly planning to bring the most advanced submarine in the world with him. He has recruited unmarried and loyal officers to follow his orders. Telling the rest of the crew that they're going on a friendship visit to Cuba!
Leaving from a frozen Arctic port in early December, he needs an icebreaker to get to the open gray sea. The commanding captain looking back at the coast with a touch of melancholy, for the last time. The chilly wind makes everyone outside uncomfortable from northern Russia,The Red October, heads west to the American dominated Atlantic Ocean.
As tensions rise between the U. Meanwhile, CIA analyst and former Marine Jack Ryan, who was initially tasked to examine MI6 's photographs of Red October , finds out that the submarine's new construction variations house its stealth drive.
Later putting information about Ramius's letter together with the subsequent launch of the entire Northern Fleet, Ryan deduces Ramius's plans. The U. In order to convince the Soviets that Red October has been destroyed, the U.
Navy rescues her crew after Ramius fakes a reactor meltdown. Ramius and his officers stay behind, claiming they are about to scuttle the submarine to prevent it getting into the hands of the Americans.
A decommissioned U. A depth gauge taken from the main instrument panel of Red October with the appropriate serial number is made to appear as if it had been salvaged from the wreckage. The deception efforts succeed in convincing Soviet observers that Red October has been lost. However, GRU intelligence officer Igor Loginov, masquerading as Red October ' s cook, becomes aware of what Ramius is doing and attempts to manually detonate a missile, which will destroy Red October.
Loginov opens fire with his weapon, killing Captain Lieutenant Kamarov the ship's navigator and seriously wounding Ramius and Williams.
Ryan tries to reason with the GRU agent, who refuses; he later kills Loginov in the submarine's missile compartment.
Later, Tupolev and V. Konovalov , pursuing what they initially believe is an Ohio -class vessel, finds that it is Red October based on its acoustical signature, and proceeds to pursue and engage it. The two U. After a tense standoff, Red October rams V. Konovalov broadside and sinks it.
Ryan is commended and debriefed by his superiors; he later flies back to his posting in London. The Hunt for Red October introduced Tom Clancy's writing style, which included technical details about weaponry, submarines, espionage, and the military. The accurate nature of Clancy's writing was well known among the American military that Clancy remarked in a interview: However, instead of running away from responsibilities, a theme common in contemporary American literature, Clancy subverts the convention by having Ryan rushing toward the burdens of the adult world.
Moreover, it introduced Jack Ryan as a new archetype of the American hero — an everyman who uses his prior knowledge instead of physical power in solving a particular crisis. From a young age, Clancy was an avid reader of naval history and sea exploration.
However, he was later rejected from serving in the military because of his poor eyesight. Since graduating from high school and eventually earning an English major, he always wanted to write a novel. He eventually worked as an insurance agent for a small business owned by his then-wife's family.
In his spare time, Clancy started working on The Hunt for Red October on November 11, , and finished it four months later on February 23, He then submitted the first draft of the novel to the Naval Institute Press, where he previously wrote an article on the MX missile for their magazine Proceedings of the U.
Naval Institute. Having recently decided to publish fiction, the publication company made Clancy's work as their first published novel. Editor Deborah Grosvenor later recalled convincing the publishers: The book received critical acclaim, especially from the American government. But I wasn't surprised.
The Hunt for Red October was also popular among the military. Rickover , Clancy discovered 26 copies of the novel among the crew.
Forester perfected the form". Due to an extensive marketing campaign by the Naval Institute Press for their first published work of fiction, which was initially aimed on the military, the book sold 45, copies by March