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Defender of the Fatherland Tournaments, a Decal & Decoration and Vehicles for Golden Eagles!

We’ve prepared some Defender of the Fatherland activities including several tournaments, a decal and decoration that can be obtained by playing Soviet vehicles, as well as 4 returning Soviet premiums for Golden Eagles.

Soviet vehicles temporarily available for Golden Eagles!

The following Soviet vehicles are each available to purchase.

When: From February 22nd (10:00 GMT) until February 26th (07:00 GMT).

Where: USSR > Army/Aviation > Premium vehicles.

Earn the “Red Army Tank” decal and the “Budenovka” decoration!

For completing the following tasks, you’ll be able to earn both of these unique items.

When: From February 22nd (10:00 GMT) until February 26th (07:00 GMT).

Task: Play 3 battles using any USSR vehicle to receive the “Red Army Tank” decal. Win 5 battles using USSR ground vehicles to receive the “Budenovka” decoration!


“Red Army Tank” decal


“Budenovka” decoration

Additional details:

  • You must use a minimum of rank III.
  • Your activity must not be below 70%.
  • You can complete the task in random battles, except for Enduring Confrontation missions, [Assault] mode and Helicopter PVE battles.
  • Track your progress in the hangar by clicking Nickname → Achievements → Holidays → Defender of the Fatherland.
  • You can find the decal in the “Holidays” tab in the Customisation menu.

Defender Tournament Series

Take part in the Defender series tournaments that have a total prize pool of 119,000 Golden Eagles!

The Defender tournament series will be held from February 23rd to 24th. You can sign up for any tournament, even several if you’d like!

The winners will receive any starter pack of their choice, and the runners-up will receive the “Protector of Sparta” decal and the “Defender of the Fatherland” title. The number of prizes is limited and depends on the number of participants in each tournament.

The end of registration for the tournament and the time that the tournament bracket is generated can be found by clicking on the “About the tournament” tab.


"Protector of Sparta" decal

Join the official War Thunder Esports Discord to receive up-to-date information about the game’s esports news, as well as find a team for the tournament.

  • Total prize pool 119,000 GE
  • Defender of the Fatherland (Title)
  • Protector of Sparta (Decal)


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