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Battle Pass Vehicles: Kungstiger
Today we’re showing you the main reward for the new season of the upcoming Battle Pass, which we’ve suitably named Northern King! Meet the famous King Tiger that was obtained by Sweden: an amazing tank with an amazing fate!
Battle Pass Vehicles: P-51C-11-NT Mustang (China)
The Mustang is a legendary American propeller fighter aircraft, and the one we’re presenting today was in service with the Chinese Air Force. It’s going to be the aircraft reward for the upcoming Battle Pass season!
Battle Pass Vehicles: USS Flagstaff
Welcome to the naval reward for the upcoming Battle Pass season: USS Flagstaff. This is an amazing hydrofoil with a turret from the M551 Sheridan tank!
RN Bolzano: The Last Stand
RN Bolzano was the last and most advanced heavy cruiser built for the Regia Marina before the outbreak of WWII. Combining aspects of both the Trento and Zara-class which precede it, this heavy cruiser has now bolstered the Italian heavy cruiser lineup in the Alpha Strike major update!
Imperial Flagship: SMS Baden
We’re presenting to you the main reward for the Imperial Flagship event: the German battleship SMS Baden!
AH-1W Super Cobra: The Venomous Marine
The AH-1W Super Cobra is a later development of the twin-engined AH-1 Cobra, optimized for service with the U.S. Marines. This helicopter will soon be available as part of the next major update in two trees!
Squadron Vehicles: F-5E FCU
The Thai F-5E Tiger II jet fighter is going to be a new squadron vehicle that will be added to the Japanese air research tree in the Alpha Strike major update!
M60 120S: The Frankentank
This is the interesting M60 120S, which takes the M1A1 Abrams’ turret and combines it with the M60A1 hull. This vehicle was designed to be exported to countries that wanted a cheaper and upgradable option for a main battle tank.
Alpha Jet A & E: Alpha Strike!
The long awaited Franco-German strike aircraft will soon be available for you to hone your skills on in War Thunder when it arrives in the Alpha Strike major update. Today we’ll be introducing you to this famous European workhorse that has trained generations of pilots!
FV721 Fox: An Opportunistic Predator
Let’s have a look at an interesting addition to Britain’s ground forces tree, which is fully capable of speeding around the battlefield and being a nuisance for the enemy team when it arrives in the next major update: say hello to the FV721 Fox!
Bf 109 C-1: The Caesar Variant
Let’s take a look at one of the lesser known types of Bf 109, the model C! This variant saw one of the lowest production runs of any Bf 109 model, with only around 50 examples of the C variant being produced.
North Holland: A New Location for Ground Battles!
In the Alpha Strike major update, we’ll be introducing the North Holland location for ground battles. Let’s take a closer look!
Sensor vision rendering and new replay capabilities
In our game, we strive to reproduce all of the features of weapons and military vehicles that gives players a new and interesting experience. The more modern technology that comes under a player’s control, the more systems require mastering to effectively use this technology. Guided missiles, radar and other sensors require some knowledge that is not always available through the game. In order to solve this problem, we’ve decided to add the ability to see the operation of sensors and missile weapons using a new sensor vision system.
Zerstörer 45: A New Wind
Meet the Zerstörer 45! This is an experimental German SPAA armed with 30 mm autocannons, capable of inflicting deadly strikes into enemy vehicles, and is coming in the next major update.
IJN Mutsu: Setting New Standards!
Meet the IJN Mutsu, which was the second of two Nagato-class battleships built for the Imperial Japanese Navy in the aftermath of WWI. Being the first battleships to equip 16’’ main guns, Mutsu is sure to redefine battleship standards in War Thunder naval battles!
ZBD-04A: The Unstoppable Scout
Let’s have a look at the ZBD-04A light tank, coming in as one of the most advanced vehicles of this class. Meet an awesome vehicle for War Thunder’s top ranked battles, still currently in service with the People’s Liberation Army of China.
General playtest of air-to-air missiles with ARH Seekers (FOX-3)
Today, we’d like to tell you about an important milestone that is approaching for War Thunder’s aircraft component — the game wide introduction of Active Radar Homing Missiles, otherwise known as FOX-3. Taking into account the characteristics of this type of weapon and its possible impact on the gameplay in air battles, we’d like to talk to you in detail about our approach to adding these highly advanced missiles into the game. 
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Pre-orders: Type 90B “Fuji” and Merkava Mk.3 Raam Segol
We’re announcing two premiums that are available for pre-order from today: the Type 90B “Fuji” for Japan, and the Merkava Mk.3 Raam Segol for Israel.