Jack Ryan: Where are we going, anyway? Admiral James Greer: Briefing for Jeffrey Pelt, the President's National Security Advisor. Most of the Joint Chiefs will be there, along with a few other people. Jack Ryan: Who's giving the briefing? Admiral James Greer: You are.
Capt. Vasili Borodin: Torpedo impact, 20 seconds. Captain Ramius: What books? Jack Ryan: Pardon me? Captain Ramius: What books did you write? Jack Ryan: I wrote a biography of, of Admiral Halsey, called "The Fighting Sailor," about, uh, naval combat tactics... Captain Ramius: I know this book! Capt. Vasili Borodin: Torpedo impact... Captain Ramius: Your conclusions were all wrong, Ryan... Capt. Vasili Borodin: ...10 seconds. Captain Ramius: ...Halsey acted stupidly.