Challenger 2 and rank VII armored vehicles
Developed in the mid ‘80s as a successor to the Challenger 1, the Challenger 2 entered service in the early ‘90s and continues to serve with the British Army today. In the upcoming update 1.87, War Thunder tankers may look forward to the opportunity of commanding the most modern MBT fielded by the British Army!
OTO R3 T106: Double Barrel Mayhem
The OTO R3 T106 is an Italian wheeled combat vehicle, built on the basis of an armored car, previously developed by the OTO Melara company in the 1980s. Although only built in limited numbers, this won’t stop the T106 from becoming available to many War Thunder tankers in the Italian Ground Forces tree!
Reggiane Re.2001 CN: The Black Falcon
The Reggiane Re.2001 is a direct evolution of the unsuccessful Re.2000 that preceded it. With the introduction of three models of the Re.2001 in update 1.85 “Supersonic”, we would like to take a closer look today at the most powerful version available to Italian pilots - the Re.2001 CN!
Italian Ground Vehicles Research Tree
Italian aircraft proved themselves a worthy opponent in air battles and now they join the ground battles in War Thunder! We are happy to introduce the initial Italian ground forces research tree.
HMS Dido: The Peacemaker
HMS Dido is the lead ship of her class of light cruisers, built for the Royal Navy in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Having seen extensive service in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, HMS Dido is now headed for the naval battles of War Thunder and will become available to seasoned captains in the upcoming major update 1.85!
War Thunder update 1.85, which we’ve called "Supersonic", introduces a new kind of weapon into the game: air-to-air missiles. We’d like to tell you a little more about them in this Developer Diary entry.
T-72A: The Globetrotter
Designed initially to be a more reliable and low-cost alternative to the T-64, the T-72 quickly became one of the most mass produced and widely used Soviet MBTs of the Cold War.
New Location: Fuego Islands
Update 1.85 “Supersonic” brings with it a large quantity of interesting new additions to the game. Today, we’re happy to present to you one of these additions - a new location for naval battles, based on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago!
OTOMATIC SPAAG: Belated Perfection
The OTOMATIC is a highly advanced Italian SPAAG, developed during the 1980s as a private venture of the OTO Melara company. War Thunder tankers can look forward to sweeping the skies clear with the use of the most modern SPAA coming to the game as part of the upcoming update 1.85!
OF-40 Mk.2A: Made in Italy
The OF-40 was the first tank designed and produced in Italy after the end of WW2. Coming to War Thunder as part of the upcoming 1.85 update, will be one of the vehicles awaiting players at the top rank of the highly anticipated Italian ground forces tree!