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  • F-104S, F-104S TAF — a bug has been fixed where flare containers obstructed the drag chute.
  • Harrier Gr.7, Q-5L — a bug has been fixed that caused unlocking from the target when flying over it in the third person view.
  • Harrier Gr.7, Q-5L — a bug has been fixed where toggling to the nose camera might cause a laser lock-on reset.
  • DB-3A — elevation angles of the nose turret have been adjusted.
  • Kikka — a bug has been fixed with missing rocket engines after respawn.
  • Kikka — a bug has been fixed where after respawning the landing gear raised only in the visual model and detached at high speed in RB and SB modes.
  • A bug has been fixed that prevented MG fire from the helicopter in camera mode while using a gamepad.
  • A bug has been fixed involving different penetration values of the Type 94 gun on the Ha-Go tank and Ki-45 otsu.

Ground vehicles

  • 2S38 — elevation angles in the commander sight have been increased from -10…+20° to -15…+75° (report).
  • 2S38, 9P157, BMP-3 — a bug has been fixed that caused cyclic neutral gear switch while turning at low speed (report)
  • ELC bis — a bug has been fixed with different armour values in the info card and the armour view mode (report)
  • Chieftain Mk.5 Marksman — gunner and commander sight magnification has been changed from х8 to х3–10.
  • Leclerc SXXI — a bug has been fixed where the material of the side skirts was different from Leclerc S1 and Leclerc S2. Side skirts material has been changed from constructional steel to armoured steel.


  • The frequency of announcing a vessel’s turn orders and rudder position reports has been reduced. Phrases regarding a vessel’s roll will now be announced only when it is sinking. Phrases regarding critical roll will be announced as before when the vessel reaches this roll under any circumstances.
  • The ability to select torpedo sight with mouse or key has been added. The switch is located in: Menu > Options > Main parameters > Naval battle settings > Torpedo sight controlling with mouse


  • A bug that caused the points in the “Requirements to Candidates” window for the squadron to not fit the height of the window has been fixed.
  • A bug that caused the “Watch” button to not appear in the window for using a coupon that gives a skin/decal/decoration has been fixed.


  • A bug that caused some vehicle models to appear in coal black colour in some cases has been fixed (source).
  • A bug that might make aircraft textures look blurry has been fixed (report).
  • A bug where the mouse cursor might jump to a second monitor when playing in full-screen windowed mode in naval and helicopter battles when the “alt” key has been pressed or a radio command has been sent has been fixed (report).
  • A bug relating to the periodic cessation of the battle replay when viewing from the official web page of the game has been fixed.
  • Hints about pausing the replay of the battle to download the next part have been added. Also download status information has been added.

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.