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Twitch Drops to celebrate the “Drone Age”!
The “Drone Age” has begun! You can appreciate this major update in War Thunder right now, and over the weekend you can get rewards just for watching streams on Twitch — watch your favorite streamers play War Thunder and get some Twitch Drops!
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  • 16 September 2022
Ferocious Warthog
Even the looks of the A-10 are nothing short of iconic. Just look at it! It’s hard to believe that in 2022 this fearsome winged predator celebrates its 50th anniversary… and has no plans to retire any time soon, even though there were numerous attempts to replace it. Actually, the first of those were made almost immediately after the first A-10 Thunderbolt II rolled off the factory floor.
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  • 15 September 2022
“Project █████o█████”: battleship Ostfriesland
The German Helgoland-class dreadnought wielding heavy armor and 305mm guns comes to the game as one of the prizes in the upcoming autumn crafting event. A true old school battleship!
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  • 15 September 2022
Special
Battle of Britain Day
On September 15th, 1940, the Luftwaffe performed its largest air attack on Great Britain, wanting to destroy the Royal Air Force. The Germans sent 620 fighters and 500 bombers to London, hoping to draw out and defeat the RAF. And yet RAF pilots held off and in the end downed twice as many enemy aircraft as the Luftwaffe did. Having failed in the sky, Germany scrapped its plans of invading the UK.
  • 15 September 2022
Meet Major Update “Drone Age”!
Brand new scout and strike drone mechanics, a Chinese helicopter tech tree and new visual effects when destroying ground and naval vehicles! More than 40 new and updated vehicles including two iconic Su-25 models, the long requested Skink, the mighty USS Alaska or the first Turkish machine in War Thunder - a T129 ATAK attack helicopter and two new locations: “Golden Bay” and “Pradesh”! Additionally, new models for tank crews for Japan and Sweden, aircraft engine fire extinguisher mechanics and a long list of bug fixes and new features awaits you! Join us in the new “Drone Age”!
  • 14 September 2022
Harrier GR.7: Next Gen Jump Jet
The Harrier GR.7 is a modification of the second generation British Harrier jump jet, developed in the 1980s as a means to expand the capabilities of the original Harrier. Soon, both War Thunder pilots and fans of this unique aircraft family alike will have the chance to take command of the Harrier II as it arrives in the game as part of the next major update, Drone Age!
  • 13 September 2022
SMS Elbing: Armor Inside
SMS Elbing is the second of two German WWI-era cruisers of the Pillau-class, previously ordered by the Imperial Russian Navy which were seized at the outbreak of The Great War. Soon, SMS Elbing will reinforce the early German cruiser lineup as it makes its way to War Thunder as part of the Drone Age major update!
  • 12 September 2022
The Shooting Range #319
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
  • 11 September 2022
Rooivalk Mk1F CSH: Heavy Accent
The Rooivalk Mk1F CSH helicopter is a true marvel of the South African defense industry. Equipped with advanced technologies which allow it to engage and destroy large numbers of enemy tanks!
  • 9 September 2022
Thunder Show: Airstrike Hazard
Welcome to Thunder Show and the best moments of the past week! Today’s set of moments provides some conclusive evidence that you must be ready for anything in combat, be it a sudden trick from your enemy or an unforeseen change of plans. Let’s get started!
  • 9 September 2022
Location: Golden Bay
Golden Bay is a new location for naval and aircraft battles, which is coming in the Drone Age major update!
  • 8 September 2022
The Helicopter tech-tree for China comes in the Drone Age update!
In the upcoming major update we plan to introduce the tech-tree of Chinese helicopters!
  • 8 September 2022
Best Postwar SPGs
WW2 was a massive proving ground for all sorts of armoured vehicles. In any theatre of operations, the sky was ablaze with fire of countless tanks and artillery units. During that time, SPGs like the Soviet Su-152 or the German StuG earned their way into the pantheon of military history – and today we’re going to talk about the best postwar SPGs available in War Thunder: the French Foch, the Soviet Su-122-54 and other interesting vehicles.
  • 7 September 2022
Mirage 2000C-S5: The New & Improved Classic
The Mirage 2000C-S5 is a further development of the well-known Mirage series of French jet fighters and represents the successor to the popular Mirage III preceding it. Coming to War Thunder as part of the Drone Age major update, seasoned French pilots may look forward to the arrival of the Mirage 2000C-S5 as the new crowning jewel of the French aviation tree in the game!
  • 7 September 2022
Pre-Order: T129 ATAK
The T129 ATAK is a license-produced variant of the Italian A129 Mangusta attack helicopter, domestically modified and produced by Turkey for its own air force. Soon, this highly capable exotic will reinforce the Italian helicopter tree as it makes its may to War Thunder as part of the next major update Drone Age!
  • 6 September 2022
Rankings Challenge
Rankings Challenge is a regular competition in which everyone is welcome to participate, whether solo or with friends on an equal footing, using pre-set vehicles. Victories in these battles will raise your rating (you can read here about how ratings are calculated), and the higher your rating, the better the prizes you’ll receive!
  • 6 September 2022
New models of the Swedish and Japanese tankers
The ‘Drone Age’ update will bring new models of crew members in late 20th century Japanese and Swedish vehicles!
  • 5 September 2022
The Shooting Range #318
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
  • 4 September 2022
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