War Thunder background
News
Watch Armored Apex 2024 and Receive Unique Prizes from Twitch Drops!
Welcome to the Final phase of the third major event of the year, a tournament that brings together the best tank commanders in Armored Apex 2024.
  • 12 July 2024
The Hunter FGA.9 is Available on the Anniversary of its First Flight!
On July 20th 1951, the first flight of the Hawker Hunter jet fighter took place. The Hunter saw extensive use in dozens of conflicts around the world and is still in service with the Zimbabwean Air Force. A total of 1,972 Hunters were produced.
  • 19 July 2024
Battle Pass Vehicles: Sholef V.1
Today we’re showing the main tank reward for the new Battle Pass season, which is the Israeli Sholef featuring a 155 mm gun mounted on a Merkava MBT chassis!
The T-2 Early is Available on the Anniversary of its First Flight!
The first Japanese supersonic aircraft, the T-2, was developed by the Mitsubishi Corporation and first flew on July 20th 1971. Production continued until 1988, with a total of 90 fighters being produced and exclusively used in Japan.
  • 2
  • 19 July 2024
Introducing the Esports Trophy III
Introducing the new Esports Trophy III, featuring camouflages created by authors from WT.Live! This new trophy includes 20 camouflages for various vehicles: 10 aircraft and 10 tanks. For this new trophy, we wanted to honor mid-tier vehicles with unique creations from our artists.
  • 18 July 2024
Battle Pass Vehicles: PBM-5A Mariner
Today we’re taking a look at the PBM-5A Mariner flying boat, which will be the main aircraft reward in the upcoming Battle Pass season!
ADATS: Surface-to-EVERYTHING missile
Can a close range SPAA fight tanks? In the 1980s, the US military was seriously considering this possibility. After all, around that time, there was a very intriguing and highly unusual project suggested by the Swiss defense company Oerlikon: a special Air Defense Anti-Tank System that used missiles and was equally effective against targets on the ground and in the air.
  • 17 July 2024
Following the Roadmap: Construction of Objects and Trenches for some Vehicles
Today, we’d like to discuss one of the Roadmap points, which is the construction of objects and trenches on the map.
Earn Alcione in the Flight of the Albatross Event!
It’s the hot summer, which is certainly the best time to go to sea! This new War Thunder event is dedicated to Italy, a prominent Mediterranean power. Take part in Naval Battles and receive an Italian Naval ship flag, themed decals, trophies with consumable items and the Alcione!
The Shooting Range #415
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
  • 14 July 2024
Thunder Show: GET DOWN
Hi! Welcome to Thunder Show and the most unusual moments of the past week. Today’s episode features some armor deli, a friend’s heavy shoulder, and some embarrassment with the SPAAs. Let’s get started!
  • 12 July 2024
Bastille Day: A Festive Decal, Discounts and Vehicles for Golden Eagles!
On July 14th, 1789, the first flame of the Great French Revolution was lit: the Parisians captured Bastille fortress. The day is celebrated as a national holiday with festivals, balls and military parades, including the largest parade on the Champs-Élysées, hosted by the French President.
  • 4
  • 12 July 2024
The Israeli A-4E Returns for the Anniversary of its First Flight!
On July 12th, 1961, the first flight of the A-4E, a modernized modification of the light carrier-based A-4 Skyhawk attack aircraft took place! Israel was the most common importer of the Skyhawk line, with these aircraft forming a significant part of the Israeli Air Force during the Yom Kippur War and the War of Attirition with Egypt. After the end of these conflicts, Israel needed to replenish its air fleet and purchased large numbers of A-4E aircraft.
  • 3
  • 12 July 2024
It’s Fixed! №93
Today, we’ll be going over the bug fixes and improvements that we’ve made to the game over the past 2 weeks. And today especially we’ve fixed a lot! Let’s take a look.
Seek & Destroy: Best AAMs
Air-to-air guided missiles are an essential part of the modern aviation arsenal, and there’s one type of them that is especially worth discussing in detail. Today, we'll talk about the best infrared-guided air-to-air missiles.
  • 3
  • 10 July 2024
Moments of Valor: Argentina
In honor of Argentina’s Independence Day, we are publishing a new cinematic video from the “Moments of Valor” series, dedicated to veterans of the Falklands War.
The Shooting Range #414
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
  • 7 July 2024
Thunder Show: DROP KICK
Hi! Welcome to Thunder Show and the hottest moments of the past week. And it’s not just hot because it’s summer! Let’s get started!
  • 4
  • 5 July 2024