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Meet Major Update “Seek & Destroy”!
War Thunder’s second major update of 2024 is here! With the release of this update, you’ll be able to enjoy several implemented Roadmap features including the ability to drag n’ drop vehicles from the research tree, separate flares & chaff, new crew models, and much more. We’ve also introduced brand-new FOX-3 missiles for each nation, plus the F-15C, F-15J(M), Baz Meshupar, F-4F KWS LV, J-11A and Su-27SM that can carry this new type of missile. Numerous BeNeLux aircraft join France as a new line; two stand-out aircraft include the domestic Dutch Fokker G.IA and F-16AM with MAWs! For ground fans, we’ve introduced the XM800T that will speed around the battlefield, the Desert Warrior and VEXTRA 105 for Britain and France to support lineups, plus many more. The Strela-2M capable Bernau has joined Germany’s Coastal fleet tree, and the Mysterious Valley and Bering Sea are two new locations set for Air and Naval battles.
Thunder Show: MILK TRUCK AA
Welcome to Thunder Show and the coolest moments of the past week. Turns out job positions disappear or change beyond recognition in both the real world and WarThunder battlefields. How? You’ll see soon enough! Let’s get started!
  • 21 June 2024
MPK Pr.11451: Shallow Water Domination
Today we’ll tell you about the Pr.11451, a Motor Torpedo Gun Boat coming to the Coastal fleet tree at the end of the line for the USSR.
The Shooting Range #411
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
Thunder Show: CLASSIC BOMB vs NUKE
Hi! Welcome to Thunder Show and the most memorable moments of the past week. Today we have a bomb race, a truck of ruin, a ‘most normal’ tactic for the Il-8... And a few more surprises. Let’s get started!
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  • 14 June 2024
Seek & Destroy: Improvements & Refinements
Vehicles in major updates typically take the limelight, so today we wanted to go through some of the interesting additions, improvements and refinements that you may not have seen that are coming in the Seek & Destroy major update!
German Navy Day: Two Ships and a Decal!
On June 14th 1848, the newly formed German Empire founded a navy to confront Denmark, which had established a blockade on German ports. They took part in only one battle at Heligoland in 1849, but were unable to lift the blockade. In 1849, the empire ceased to exist, and in 1852 so did the navy. This memorable date remained and is celebrated as German Navy Day to this day.
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  • 14 June 2024
The MiG-21 SPS-K Returns for the Anniversary of the MiG-21’s First Flight!
On June 16th 1955, the first flight of the MiG-21 supersonic jet fighter, developed by the Mikoyan and Gurevich Design Bureau, took place. This is the most mass-produced supersonic aircraft in history: including Chinese variants, the number of MiG-21 units produced reaches 14,000
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  • 14 June 2024
Vextra 105: Close Fire Support!
The Vextra 105 is a French experimental wheeled combat vehicle, primarily developed for the export market during the 1990s. Soon, this unique vehicle will be making its way to the top of the French ground forces tree in the Seek & Destroy major update!
CV9035DK: The Nordic Gunslinger
The CV9035DK is a later modification of the Swedish CV90 IFV, built for and operated by the Danish military since the late 2000s. Soon, you’ll have the chance to command this unique variant of the CV90, arriving at the top ranks of the Swedish ground forces tree as part of the Seek & Destroy major update!
Eurocopter Tiger: European Anti-Tank Shield
Last decades of the Cold War were a golden age for attack helicopters. Building upon everything learned from the previous generations of multirole vehicles, the US and the USSR military strived for even better performance and capabilities, and they had access to new technologies that could give them exactly that. It was the 1980s when engineers worked on the Soviet Ka-50 and Mi-28, the Italian Mangusta, the South-African Rooivalk and, of course, the French-German Eurocopter Tiger.
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  • 12 June 2024
F-4F KWS LV (ICE): Arch-Phantom!
Meet the F-4F KWS LV (ICE) which represents the penultimate modification of the legendary F-4 Phantom II in service with the Luftwaffe. Featuring an upgraded radar system and ARH missile capability, the most advanced variant of the Phantom will be arriving at the top rank of the German aviation tree in the Seek & Destroy major update!
Early Access for the French Coastal Fleet: The VLT-2!
Today we’re introducing the VLT-2, a French torpedo boat built and used only in small numbers following the liberation of France at the end of WWII. This boat is arriving as part of the Seek & Destroy major update, becoming the first vessel available in the new French Coastal fleet tree!
Namer 30: Desert Feline
Today we’ll be showing you the interesting Namer 30, an Israeli armored personnel carrier developed on the Merkava chassis, coming to the top ranks of the Israeli ground tree as part of the Seek & Destroy major update!
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  • 10 June 2024
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Italian Navy Day: A Decal and RN Geniere for Golden Eagles!
Members of the Italian Navy celebrate Italian Navy Day on June 10th. The Italian Navy was founded in 1861, shortly after the unification of the country. Today it has more than 30,000 staff, 184 ships and 70 aircraft. They patrol the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian seas, as well as the Strait of Otranto.
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  • 10 June 2024
The Shooting Range #410
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
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  • 9 June 2024
Thunder Show: LEAPFROG
Hi! Welcome to Thunder Show and the most eye-popping moments of the past week. This episode is all about extra spectacular shooting. Open fire! Err, we mean, let’s get started!
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  • 7 June 2024
Pre-order: MiG-21 Bison
Today, we’ll familiarize you with the ultimate version of the MiG-21 series that will soon be joining the skies of War Thunder. Meet the MiG-21 Bison, based on the MiG-21-93 upgrade and domestically upgraded by India, a ferocious new premium aircraft with a plethora of weaponry on offer!