The NCIS team investigates the home invasion of Navy Captain Dean Hadlow, who was entertaining his friend, General Omer Abidi of Pakistan, when robbers successfully stole money, jewelry and highly classified information...
The team travels to Syria to capture a high-value target, but the mission goes awry when their chopper is shot down, leaving Kensi badly injured and the rest of the OSP team must work around Duggan to ensure they get out alive.
After a Homeland Security agent is poisoned by a notorious Triad assassin, NCIS uncovers a warehouse of counterfeit purses and a money trail to stolen government funds. Also, Nell joins the team in the field.
The murder of a navy machinist with high security clearance sends the team on a city-wide hunt tracking evidence. Also, Anna Kolcheck partners with Callen, and Sam assists Hetty in the on-going mole investigation.
The team gets a new lead in the ongoing mole investigation when two men disguised as Sheriff's deputies are killed in front of Callen's home. Meanwhile, Nell visits a prison inmate who's withholding information about the department leak.
After a Navy reservist is killed while protecting a city councilman, Sam is sent undercover in a private security firm with links to several criminal organizations. Also, Callen and Anna discuss the next steps in their relationship.
After a retirement home resident is kidnapped, the NCIS team uncovers a pair of con artists: Ginger and Edward O'Boyle, who hop from home to home scamming the elderly out of their money. Also, Callen confronts his father on his illegal activity and the danger it places on their family.
The NCIS team investigates a defense contractor, Rebecca Larmont, designing a nuclear attack weapon after her estranged husband, Victor Larmont, says he has proof she is selling Navy secrets to a foreign government. Also, Kensi goes undercover as a professional dancer at the Cuban club where the husband works, while Deeks is undercover as the bathroom attendant.
After Sam's wife, Michelle (Aunjanue Ellis), is taken from her home, the kidnappers demand the prison release of Tahir Khaled (Anslem Richardson), Sam's arch nemesis, in exchange for information on her whereabouts.