Jonas and his team must track down surface-to-air missles before they are smuggled out of Brazil after a deal with a drug lord falls through. Jonas gets help from a local boy who informs the team where the SAMs have been taken to be shipped. Meanwhile back on the base, Kim ends up causing even more trouble when she insists that the Family Readiness Group deals with what she deems more serious issues. Also, Williams tries to find a way to tell the woman he wants to marry that he is actually a Unit member and not a clerk on the base like she believes.
Season 1 Episode 9 of The Unit resulted in a 0.00 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
A covert team of Special Forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their families maintain the home front, protecting their husbands' secrets.
Jonas Blane, leads the Unit on missions out in the field and is responsible for taking new recruit Bob Brown under his wing.
The Unit includes Jonas, Colonel Tom Ryan, Mack Gerhardt, Charles Grey Hector Williams and Bob Brown, all highly skilled, trustworthy, brave and dependable soldiers whose ability to rely on each other is what creates their brotherhood.
Jonas' wife, Molly Blane, is the base matriarch who comforts and counsels the other wives as they cope with the fear and uncertainty they experience when their husbands leave home. Molly and Tiffy Gerhardt, two wifes hiding there own dark secrets and helps Bob's pregnant wife, Kim Brown, acclimate to the stress of her new secret life.