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What does HFRO stand for?

HFRO stands for Hunt for Red October (Tom Clancy novel)


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The Sum of All Fears, a loose adaptation of the Tom Clancy novel, doesn't exploit product placement but it does capitalize on a proven formula--The Hunt for Red October, the original Jack Ryan film.
However, in another of his movies, The Hunt for Red October, he played a legendary Soviet Submarine commander who outwits the US Navy in a series of dangerous underwater encounters.
When Clancy exploded on the book scene in the 1980s with The Hunt for Red October, a thriller about a Soviet nuclear submarine whose captain wants to defect, the book was praised in the highest military and policy circles for the author's grasp both of military technology and of the ways soldiers, spies, and politicians think about the technology.
The 40-year-old actor, star of The Hunt for Red October, The Shadow' and The Getaway, said: "You never think it will happen to you.