Changelog
17 July 2020

Server Update 17.07.2020

Ground vehicle characteristics, damage model, and weapon improvements: 

  • Corrections to the designations of British tanks at ranks I and II.
  • T-80B — AA machine gun elevation aiming angles has been specified from -5/60 to -5/75. Source: Т-80Б, Техническое описание и инструкция по эксплуатации.
  • T-64B - AA machine gun elevation aiming angles has been specified from -10/60 to -5/70. Source: Т-64Б, Техническое описание и инструкция по эксплуатации.
  • Strv m/39 - weight has been specified (reduced) from 9,660 kg to 8,850 kg. Source: Instruktionsbok for Strv m/38, m/39, m/40-LI, m/40-KI (Truppinstruktion)
  • Strv m/40L -  weight has been specified (reduced) from 10,000 kg to 9,360 kg. Source: Instruktionsbok for Strv m/38, m/39, m/40-LI, m/40-KI (Truppinstruktion)
  • AMX-10RC - vehicle type has been changed from ‘SPG’ to ‘Light tank’. 
  • ADATS - AA missile icon view has been fixed. 
  • Kugelblitz - traverse aiming speed has been specified (increased) from 25 to 60 degree per second. Source: Waffen Revue Nr. 98 3rd Quarter 1995 // The Spielberger German Armor & Military Vehicles Series - Vol. IV - Panzer IV & Its Variants by Walter J. Spielberger // 
  • Chi-Ha Short Gun - explosive type has been specified for the HE shell. TNT equivalent increased from 2.52 to 2.63 kg. 
  • M8 HMC, M8 HMC (China), M8A1, LVT(A)(4) - the mantlet thickness has been reduced from 38.1 mm to 12.7 mm. Source: TM 9-732B 
  • M10 - camera position has been corrected for SB mode. 
  • FV510 Warrior  - number of gears has been specified from 5 forward 1 reverse to 8 forward 4 reverse. 
  • HSTV-L - a bug has been fixed with hampered turns in Neutral gear. Shell dispersion has been reduced to the dispersion rate of the L7 105mm gun.  
  • AMX-13-M24 - the order of ammo depletion has been specified. 
  • BMP-3 - engine max torque has been reduced from 2,880 to 2,600. Source: BMP-3 Technical Description of the Infantry Fighting Vehicle 688-сб6-2ТО (1988)
  • Sherman Vc (Italy) - a bug has been fixed with the appearance of additional spare tracks when installing ‘Smoke grenades’ modification.
  • Centurion Sho’t Kal Dalet - a bug has been fixed with the missing automatic distance setting for the laser rangefinder.
  • Churchill Mk.I - the max speed has been increased from 27 to 28 kph. Source: WO 291_1439 Vol 1 British tanks WO 194_105 Churchill IV Typical for I, II,III, V & VI Drawing No TD.5912
  • M3A3, all versions - gun ammo count has been increased from 106 to 174. Source: Office of the Chief of Ordnance Technical Division. Standard Ordnance Items. Second edition. Volume I. Washington, D.C. War Department. Technical Manual TM 9-2800: Standard Military Motor Vehicles. Washington D.C., 1 September 1943.
  • Object 685 - a bug has been fixed with heavy recoil resulting in the vehicle drowning when firing while floating.

Aircraft characteristics, damage model, and weapon improvements:

  • Element positioning in the mount weapon menu has been fixed for:
    • Saab B3C
    • Saab B18A
    • Saab B18B
    • Saab T18B-1
    • Saab T18B-2 
  • Air-to-surface missiles with manual control (like AGM-12 or AS-20) now have dispersion similar to rockets when fired in the unguided mode.

Sound

  • AS 42, Sd.Kfz.221 (s.Pz.B.41), Breda 501, BTR-152А — new sound of engines (based on BRDM-2 engine recordings).
  • Abrams (all series) — track sounds have been made more relevant.
  • M60 AMBT, XM-1 (GM), Merkava Mk.2B, Merkava Mk.1, Magach 3, M103, M60, M48A1, M47 — new sound of engines (based on M60 Patton engine recordings).
  • T-80, T-70, T-60, SU-76M, T17E2 —new sound of engines (based on SU-76 engine recordings).

World War

  • Balance changes to the “Battle for the Fulda Gap”:
    • The number of German backup tank armies has been increased by 1.
    • The number of German backup artillery armies has been increased by 1.
    • The deployment time for the backup armies has been corrected in accordance with the new number of armies.
  • Balance changes to the “Battle of the Chinese farm” scenario:
    • The number of Israeli backup infantry armies has been increased by 1.
    • The number of Egyptian backup tank armies has been reduced by 1.
    • The deployment time for the backup armies has been corrected in accordance with the new number of armies.

The current provided changelog reflects the major changes within the game as part of this Update. Some updates, additions and fixes may not be listed in the provided notes. War Thunder is constantly improving and specific fixes may be implemented without the client being updated.


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