Naval Destroyer Nathan James is sent on what they're told is a research mission in the Arctic. Accompanying them is scientist, Rachel Scott. After a few months in the Arctic while Scott is on the ice doing research, some men attack them. They get back to the ship and the Commander, Tom Chandler asks the doctor what's going on. She says that a deadly disease broke out a few months ago. At first, they thought it was contained but they had no cure. They felt that the cure was in the Arctic which why she's here. But she has since received word that it has now spread to most of the globe. Chandler tries to call the President but learns the President and Vice President are dead and the US government might not have long to survive. The current President tells him that the Nathan James was not in the hot zone so he and his crew are OK. But now it's up to them to safeguard Scott because she holds the key to the planet's survival. But there are those who want the cure too and they will do ... Written by
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The US Navy allowed the production team to film scenes aboard the Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Halsey and USS Dewey as well as the USS Iowa museum ship. The destroyers were sailed several days out to sea so that the cameras could shoot 360 degrees without having to worry about coastlines, buildings, and other ships appearing in the background. Many of the sailors in the background were the crews of those ships going about their duties as cameras rolled. See more
William Baldwin is 52 years old. His character is an Unlimited Line Surface Warfare Officer. An Exec Officer on an Arliegh Burke class ship would around 38-42 years old, as would the Commanding officer. In peacetime, which this show starts off in, Baldwin's character would have long ago been passed over for promotion and would have been retired. An argument could be made that Baldwin's character was a Mustang, a prior enlisted that goes to OCS but he has no ribbons indicating he was prior enlisted. To make it to OCS, he would have a minimum of one good conduct medal. He has none. See more