The Meteor family

Recently we made a video on the first ever production jet fighter, the iconic German Me. 262. It’s hard to overstate the importance of that aircraft… but just a few months into its service, it already had a proper rival. In July 1944, the Royal Air Force were already using the Gloster Meteor.

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  • 4 November 2020
8th Anniversary of War Thunder

Let's celebrate the 8th anniversary of your favorite game together!

The T-54/T-55 family

Today we’re speaking about the tracked Kalashnikovs — the T-54 and the T-55. These fearsome, reliable vehicles served in South America, Africa, in the Finnish snow or the jungles of Vietnam!

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  • 21 October 2020
British Heavies
German Unity Day

On October 3rd, 1990, West and East Germanies were united, and the fall of the Berlin wall was finished. Germans celebrate this day as a national holiday, Tag der Deutschen Einheit, or German Unity Day.

The Me 262 family

WW2 was truly the golden age of piston-engine aircraft… but even before the war started, leaders of the industry around the world were already dreaming of a new generation of aircraft.

80-year Anniversary of Battle of Britain

80 years ago, from June until October of 1940, probably the most famous aerial battles in history took place known as the Battle of Britain.

Happy Tankers’ Day!

On each second Sunday in September, War Thunder celebrates the service of those brave tankers - an important day for our players and the development team.

Operation S.U.M.M.E.R. 2020

All weather stations report an approach of a hot War Thunder marathon! Don’t miss the opportunity to get premium and event vehicles and other prizes. Such a hot S.U.M.M.E.R. is difficult to miss!

Happy Bastille Day!

We celebrate along with our French players and wish them a very happy Bastille Day, a national holiday in France, considered also as the French Independence Day!

Su-7B military pilot interview

As we work on unit models for War Thunder, we regularly consult with professionals who have extensive knowledge of real-life combat vehicles. We would like to give the floor to one such expert right now. In this interview, Askar Alpysbaev, a Soviet Air Force pilot instructor, will be answering our questions about the Su-7B.

Russia Day!

Play battles with Soviet vehicles and receive the unique “Russia Day” decal!


On June 6th we celebrate the anniversary of the Allied landing in Normandy. D-Day was the largest sea landing in history, it began the liberation of France from Nazi occupation. The landing in Normandy opened the Western front in Europe and brought the anti-Hitler coalition significantly closer to Victory in World War II.

Award for record-breakers

Together we can do more! Another milestone in the history of War Thunder has been reached - 121,784 players that were online at the same time!

“Space Race”
“Space Thunder”

Space mining has always been far from peaceful, but corporations managed to rub along together. Until now, when they found on the Moon the mysterious Object 279, a powerful weapon of the first space race. You are weapons free with the whole arsenal of combat space suits available in several variants.  

Valentine's Day

We, in War Thunder, love the traditions that help remember the sublime feelings of the warriors at sea, in the air and on the ground. That’s why we pay tribute to one of the most beautiful days of the year - Valentine's Day!

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  • 14 February 2020
Operation F.R.O.S.T.

2020 comes for all our players whether you are a pilot, a tanker or a sailor and therefore everyone deserves worthy gifts and awards! Join Operation F.R.O.S.T..


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