Designed with ambitious expectations dashed by reality and suffering years of redesign, the highly innovative fighter-bomber designs of the Me 410 could deliver and were, despite all flaws, a versatile and formidable aerial platform.
The STB-1 is the prototype of the Type 74 main battle tank, designed and tested in Japan in 1969. For its time, this tank was a very technologically advanced vehicle. The STB-1 was introduced to War Thunder with update 1.65 “Way of the Samurai”.
Envisioned as an interceptor against the threat of high altitude bombers, the Ki-87 pushed the limits of Japan's technology and successfully flew, but it came too late to challenge the very real danger.
Although a name created to sensationalize a newspaper article, the Flying Fortress succeeded in living up to its namesake by tormenting its opponents in the war and in game. The B-17 is the iconic chariot of modern times.
Ace of the Month - General Johannes 'Macky' Steinhoff
A phenomenal fighter pilot, Johannes ‘Macky’ Steinhoff is remembered as one of the fiercest Luftwaffe pilots In German aviation history, flying both during and after WW2, shooting down 176 aircraft during his service time.
An Italian beast to challenge the mighty Spitfire: Macchi MC.202
With its sleek fuselage, speed and great maneuverability, the Italian Macchi MC.202 Folgore fighter was easily the best Italian fighter in the initial stages of World War Two and was an unpleasant surprise to Allied fighters. In War Thunder, it’s no less effective.