Strike Back is a British/American action and military television series, based on a novel of the same name by novelist and former Special Air Service (SAS) soldier Chris Ryan. The series follows the actions of special forces soldiers who work for an elite part of MI6, only known as Section 20., a secretive branch of the British Defence Intelligence service (DI), who operate several high risk, priority missions throughout the globe.
Section 20 faces the ultimate dilemma as it battles Pavel and his team of Russian turncoats for keys to Soviet-era missiles thought to have been destroyed. The conflict takes S20 to Saloglu, Azerbaijan, where three long-range missiles are ready to be
Cinemax announced today that Strike Back has been renewed for a seventh season that will conclude the show's run. The action drama's sixth season - titled "Silent War" - is currently airing, with a finale set for the end of March.
The series is a collaboration between HBO/Cinemax and Sky in the UK. Today's pickup is actually for Season 8 overseas, as Cinemax did not begin airing the show for stateside audiences until its second season, only to air the original first season years later as Strike Back: Origins.
Today's endgame announcement is actually the second of its kind for the action drama. Originally the series was planned to end in 2015, only to be revived one year later for a new incarnation featuring an all-new cast.