More espionage drama than martial-arts actioner, this Sho Kosugi vehicle rising star Jean-Claude Van Damme's third credited film is a fairly solid secret-agent story. An Air Force F-111 jet is shot down off the Maltese coast, in a missile attack we unfortunately only hear over a military transmission. Soviet Colonel Vladimir Klimenko (Vladimir Skomarovsky) and a "fishing trawler" full of Russians retrieve the jet's secret SX-1 laser guidance system. An American spy (Gene Davis) sent to the jet is killed by KGB enforer Andrei (Van Damme). CIA man Dean Rickert (William H. Bassett) then calls in Ken Tani (Sho Kosugi), who gets an ironclad two weeks off eve...