Contributed by: The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin

Code name for a possible American nuclear attack against the Soviet Union in You Only Live Twice. Having lost one Jupiter space capsule to what they think is a Soviet plot to control outer space, the US government announces that if anything should happen to their second Jupiter capsule, they will launch an attack.

Little do they know that SPECTRE, courtesy of their Intruder spaceship, is playing the Americans off against the Russians on behalf of the Red Chinese. Thanks to James Bond (Sean Connery), who gets to the control panel in time and triggers the Intruder’s self-destruct mechanism, a nuclear nightmare is averted.


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