The team is spread out for the holidays with Callen, Sam, Kensi and Deeks at sea looking into the death of an NCIS agent. While Hetty decides to take a trip, Eric and Nell keep thingsgoing back at headquarters.moreless
The timer continues to malfunction, giving the sliders rougher slides than usual. To fix it, the sliders need to get a hold of a special gem, even if it means stealing.
A killed Navy officer working at a destroyer's new defensive system is investigated by Harm with help from Lt. Pike and Cdr. Brockman. Later on, during the testing of this system a malfunction occurs and the system takes over the ship. Without any chance to navigate it, the ship drifts directly to North Korea where the North Korean Navy is already awaiting them. Meg, who came in later, tries with other technicians to break the locking to regain control over the sabotaged system. Locations: Okinawa, Japan; Japanese Seamoreless