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Season 3 of Strike Back or Strike Back: Vengeance, as it is known in the United Kingdom aired in August 17, 2012. Filming for the 10-part series began in South Africa in early 2012. 
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Synopsis Edit

Section 20 are on the hunt for four nuclear triggers, which are in the hands of billionaire and philanthropist Conrad Knox, across continental Africa.

CastEdit

Main CharactersEdit

Recurring CharactersEdit

EpisodesEdit

Picture Title Number Season Number Director Writer Original Airdate U.S. viewers
(million)
SB3E1 "Vengeance, Part 1" 17 1 Bill Eagles Tony Saint August 17, 2012 0.390
Damien Scott is sent to Mogadishu, Somalia to rescue a British diplomat and junior attaché after they are kidnapped by warlord Huseyin Waabri. Meanwhile Michael Stonebridge adapts to his new career out side of Section 20.
150px "Vengeance, Part 2" 18 2 Bill Eagles Tony Saint August 17, 2012 0.390
Scott learns that one of the hostages is a high-ranking military intelligence operative and that Waabri is planning to sell nuclear devices in South Africa.
JRichmSinc "Vengeance, Part 3" 19 3 Paul Wilmshurst James Dormer August 24, 2012 0.333
Stonebridge reassigns to Section 20. Scott and Stonebridge track down a radical Islamic cleric in Niger in order to recover the nuclear devices, but are sidetracked by a CIA air strike and hostile locals.
150px "Vengeance, Part 4" 20 4 Paul Wilmshurst James Dormer August 31, 2012 0.266
Scott and Stonebridge prepare for an attack by Al Qaeda while holed up in an Algerian farmhouse with the nomad leader and the wounded courier. Meanwhile, back at headquarters, Dalton is called on the carpet for her relationship with the courier.
3strikeback "Vengeance, Part 5" 21 5 Julian Holmes Richard Zajdlic September 7, 2012 0.325
The trail of the missing nuclear triggers leads to Cape Town, South Africa, where kidnappers abduct the children of an expatriate munitions expert to force him to cooperate.
150px "Vengeance, Part 6" 22 6 Julian Holmes Richard Zajdlic September 14, 2012 0.263
Stonebridge seeks revenge on Hanson after he turns up in Cape Town. Meanwhile, Scott reconnects with a Mossad agent who's been following their case, but with a different set of orders.
Bax "Vengeance, Part 7" 23 7 Michael J. Bassett John Simpson September 21, 2012 0.358
Knox extricates a political leader from a Zimbabwe prison, and the unit tries to catch up with the escapee by tracking his activist daughter.
150px "Vengeance, Part 8" 24 8 Michael J. Bassett John Simpson September 28, 2012 0.310
Community unrest plagues South Africa and Zimbabwe following Lutulu's shooting. Stonebridge questions the shooter, while Scott, Lilian and Lutulu are on the run from assassins.
150px ""Vengeance, Part 9" 25 9 Bill Eagles Tony Saint October 5, 2012 0.235
Knox plans on unloading nuclear bombs into politically unstable African nations, while Matlock reveals why he joined Knox.
SB3E10 ""Vengeance, Part 10" 26 10 Bill Eagles Tony Saint October 12, 2012 0.249
In order to stop Knox, Scott comes to Bryant for assistance. Meanwhile Stonebridge has trouble focusing on the mission as he is bent on revenge. 

LocationsEdit

  • Season3pic
    Somalia: The Somali flag (a white star on a blue background) is briefly seen spray painted on a wall during the first series 2 production recon which can be viewed on the Cinemax site.

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