Lawrence Dell is a convict and a former strategic air commander general. he knows the nations ICBM launch systems better than anyone in the air force. after five years in a north Vietnamese POW camp, Dell became an outspoken critic of government and military policies that led America into the Vietnam war. at first he was promoted by the air force in hopes of silencing him. when that failed, h4e was railroaded into prison on a trumped-up murder charge
now he's escaped with two death row inmates bent on a mission of madness
the seizure of a nuclear missile launch complex that controls 9 titan nuclear missles.
His non negotiable demands: $10 million, the release of a top secret national security counsel document that reveals the criminal nature of the u.s. policy, and a hostage to insure safe passage - the president of the united states.