From nearly facing project cancellation to becoming the primary strike fighter of the US Air Force in the Korean War, meet the definitive version of one of the first American close support aircraft of its kind that almost never came to be - The F-84G Thunderjet.
Update 1.69 introduced the much-anticipated Italian research tree into the game, and with it a whole roster of new aircraft for pilots to get their hands on! One of the new planes is Fiat’s G.55 Centauro!
There are two Hawker Hurricane MkIIBs in the game - the Tier II British fighter which comes in with a battle rating of 2.0, and its Soviet counterpart, which comes in with a battle rating of 3.0.
8 October 2015
The ZiS-30 is the first Soviet tank destroyer on the Soviet tech tree, and aside from the rather unusual looks, it possess three main major advantages – small dimensions, great speed and maneuverability.
5 October 2015
The Pe-2 "Peshka" was the most produced Soviet dive bomber of World War II. Liked by it's crews, it proved to be a fast, maneuverable and efficient ground attacker in real life, and is equally efficient in War Thunder.
28 September 2015
U.S. medium tank M60
The M60 proves to be a versatile and extremely effective force for those that know how to use it. Its high powered gun and high level of maneuverability make up for what it lacks in side and back armour.
22 September 2015
The first post-war German tank in War Thunder, the Leopard I is a very capable medium tank and a serious threat in high rank battles. Let's find out what makes it special!
18 September 2015
Firefly F Mk I
The Fairey Firefly was the Royal Navy's last wartime Carrier-borne two seat fighter designed to serve in the Fleet Air Arm. A true multirole aircraft in every sense of the word, from its early variants the Firefly would go on to even see combat service in the Korean War of the 1950s.
9 September 2015
During the interwar years, the development of self-propelled artillery was practically nonexistent in the Soviet Union. Those few projects were eventually cancelled, and the Red Army entered the WW2 entirely without a dedicated self-propelled gun.
2 September 2015
A step up from its La-5 predecessor, the La-7 is one of the main Soviet fighters of Era IV and is very useful at lower altitudes. Its turning capabilities often give German and US aircraft a run for their money!
27 August 2015
PzKpfw 38(t) Ausf. A & F
The Armoured Assassin. This tank looks unremarkable and its stats seem unimpressive, but this unassuming Czechoslovakian designed tank is deadly...
24 August 2015
Supermarine Seafire FR 47
As the ultimate Seafire/Spitfire design, the Supermarine Seafire FR 47 is a culmination of years of development, and as an excellent example of British propeller-aircraft engineering.
19 August 2015
With high mobility, strong frontal armour, but rather weak armament, the T-50 can be challenging experience, but in a hands of determined player skilled in improvisation, it can do wonders.
6 August 2015
Canadair CL-13 Mk 5 Sabre
The Canadair CL-13 Mk 5 is one of the two German top tier jet-fighter aircraft alongside the MiG-15Bis. Whilst the MiG is a popular choice among many players, the CL-13 is an extremely high performance aircraft boasting one of the fastest top speeds in game.