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Watch Air Superiority 2024 and Receive Unique Prizes from Twitch Drops!
During one month, the best pilots competed in the latest-generation 4v4 Jet format. Among dozens of teams, 8 managed to qualify for the FINAL phase of the tournament, and this long-awaited tournament is finally taking place! Will the EXOTIC team repeat the feat and retain their championship? Cheer for your favorite team and receive prizes throughout the event!
XM800T: Brave Prowess
Meet an interesting new reconnaissance vehicle coming to the US ground forces tree: the XM800T light vehicle!
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Anniversary of the Founding of the Corps of Royal Engineers: The Centurion AVRE Returns!
On May 26th, 1716, George I established the British Army Corps of Engineers by decree, which in 1855 was named to the Corps of Royal Engineers. In 1832, the corps received the official motto: “Ubique”, which translates to “everywhere”, as they participated in all major conflicts of the British Army.
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  • 24 May 2024
FOX-3: Active Radar Homing Missiles
One of the main features coming to the next major update will be the introduction of medium-range air-to-air missiles with active radar guidance, also known as FOX-3!
Samurai Armor: Japanese MBTs
The Japanese tank industry is almost one hundred years old, as it was in the 1920s, when the first tanks appeared in Japan. Even though the earliest experiments were not particularly successful, modern Japanese MBTs are considered to be among the very best out there. Today we’re going to talk about the ways you can use those MBTs to unlock their full potential!
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  • 22 May 2024
Following the Roadmap: Separate Battle Ratings for Different Modes + More Information
Hey everyone. We’re continuing to move along with the War Thunder Roadmap presented at the beginning of this year. In today’s news, we’ll be talking about the separation of Battle Ratings for different modes.
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National Sailor’s Day in France: A Decal and the Duguay-Trouin Returns!
The history of French military victories at sea stretches back to the 17th century, from the War of the League of Augsburg. France pioneered many naval innovations, launching the first ever steam-powered battleship and diesel-electric submarine.
The Shooting Range #407
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
  • 19 May 2024
Thunder Show: BASED MAUS
Welcome to Thunder Show and the most hilarious moments of the past week. This episode is about German efficiency. Quite literally, in fact! All the replays we’re featuring today use German vehicles. Let’s get started!
  • 17 May 2024
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US Armed Forces Day: Celebrating with a New Decal!
It’s US Armed Forces Day! The US Armed Forces hold world records in terms of budget and number of military bases outside the country. In terms of the number of combat aircraft, the US Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps rank 1st, 4th and 7th in the world respectively, and in terms of tonnage the US Navy is ahead of all other countries. This holiday is celebrated annually on the third Sunday in May.
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  • 17 May 2024
Fair Play: May 2024
We’re constantly working on removing cheaters from War Thunder. We rely on the Easy Anti-Cheat system to check for prohibited software usage, as well as on reports from players that we carefully go through. You can use the replay service on our website to report players to us who have violated the Terms of Service and the License Agreement of the game.
  • 16 May 2024
Best 3rd Generation Fighters.
When you think of modern combat aviation, you simply can’t escape the concept of an air superiority fighter. This class of aircraft has a pretty long history already, spanning decades: from some early subsonic aircraft to jets that break the sound barrier as if that’s absolutely nothing. Today we’re going to speak about a pretty cool group of aircraft that belong to that category, namely the best 3rd generation fighters.
  • 15 May 2024
The Shooting Range #406
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
  • 12 May 2024
Thunder Show: HELI EATER
Hi! Welcome to Thunder Show and the mightiest moments of the past week. This episode is all about fun math and neat numbers. Let’s get started!
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  • 10 May 2024
Protecting the Skies: Best Cold War SPAA
The Cold War era was a breakthrough time for anti-aircraft warfare. AA weapon systems started utilizing radars and other sophisticated gadgets to become even more effective at hunting down aircraft. In War Thunder, SPAA vehicles of the era are mainly found at mid to high ranks of the Ground Forces tech tree; their main responsibility is to keep the sky clean of subsonic and early supersonic aircraft. Today we’re going to talk about the most interesting of the bunch.
Victory Day in War Thunder!
Tens of millions of people from multiple nations around the globe fought, demonstrated acts of bravery and sacrificed themselves for years to ensure that the war would come to an end. Their efforts and heroism were not in vain. It’s Victory Day, which means we’re celebrating its anniversary with several activities for you to participate in!
May Sale in the Gaijin Store!
To celebrate Victory in Europe Day, we’re temporarily returning rare bundles with themed vehicles to the store! You can also find huge discounts for individual packs.
  • 6 May 2024
The Shooting Range #405
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
  • 4 May 2024