The world is sent into a high state of emergency when an American cargo plane is shot down by rebels over a war-torn former Soviet state. The planes precious cargo is a top-secret anti-personnel weapon which is taken to a covert Russian military base. But chaos is about to be unleashed as an impatient scientist decides to crack open a mysterious canister, with dire results. The secret cargo is a biogenetically enhanced snake, lightning fast, with magnificent sensory apparatus and array of deadly weaponry, which quickly tears apart the thinly equipped Russian scientists. Can the Americans and Russians stand strong and make one last stand against a creature which could spark World War III?