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Missile Tanks: Weapon of the Future That Never Happened
What is stronger: a spear or a shield? That’s the gist of the eternal arms race: while one side develops a powerful gun, the other finds a way to make their armor stronger — or gives old weapons a new life with the help of modern shells. By the mid-20th century, though, it seemed like engineers cracked the code and found the ultimate way to defeat tank armor: HEAT projectiles and especially ATGMs.
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  • 21 February 2024
A Bundle and Decal for South African Armed Forces Day!
On February 21st, South Africa honors its fallen soldiers and celebrates Armed Forces Day. It’s a massive celebration: in 2023, more than 8,000 people and hundreds of vehicles participated in a ceremonial exercise, four warships were open to the public, and concerts and other events were held.
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  • 21 February 2024
Testing out the Severe Damage mechanic
Today we’ll be taking a look at the Severe Damage mechanic which was first announced last year.
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  • 20 February 2024
Aigle is Back on the Anniversary of its Launch!
Launched on February 19th 1931, Aigle (“Eagle”) became the lead ship of the French destroyer series of the same name. In the early years of WWII, Aigle accompanied convoys transporting soldiers and gold bars, and in the summer of 1940 took part in a raid on Genoa, repelling attacks from Italian boats. Aigle was scuttled at Toulon along with other ships of Vichy France in November 1942 to prevent it from falling into the hands of Nazi Germany.
  • 19 February 2024
The Shooting Range #394
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
  • 18 February 2024
Thunder Show: CLUTCH
Hi! Welcome to Thunder Show and the most explosive moments of the past week. Today’s episode focuses on some very spectacular shots: long-range, extra tricky, or with wretchedly high stakes. Let’s get started!
  • 16 February 2024
The BO 105 CB-2 temporarily Returns on the Anniversary of its First Flight!
A multi-purpose helicopter, the Bo 105 was developed by Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm and first flew on February 16th 1967. This helicopter’s design and materials are impressive, as it features a hard titanium rotor head and fiberglass-reinforced blades!
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  • 16 February 2024
Canberra: A Jet-Powered Successor
In 1940, as the war was ramping up, the UK was suddenly very hungry for aircraft, and needed as many of them as possible as quickly as possible. In order to maximize the output and strengthen the Royal Air Force, the government decided to employ secondary manufacturers to produce time-tested designs via licensed manufacturing arrangements. One of the companies employed by the Air Ministry was English Electric: it didn’t make any contemporary designs but at the very least wasn’t completely new to the aircraft business.
  • 14 February 2024
Special
Happy Valentine’s Day: Get themed Decorations and a Rare Tank!
It’s Valentine’s Day. A time to give your soulmate gifts and spend time together! It’s also a time to decorate your vehicles with a love themed decal and decorations. Just like previous years, we’ve prepared a Valentine’s decal and the opportunity to purchase a trophy with decorations, plus a rare Valentine tank temporarily returns!
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  • 14 February 2024
It’s Fixed! №87
Today, we’re going to be talking about the work on improvements and bug fixes to the game over the past 2 weeks. We’ve selected some that we think will be interesting to see, so let’s take a look!
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  • 14 February 2024
Exclusive cover of the “Blood Type” track for War Thunder!
Meet the cover of the “Blood Type” track used in the teaser for the “Drone Age” update, called Wish Me Luck, now on popular music streaming platforms!
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  • 13 February 2024
The Shooting Range #393
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
  • 11 February 2024
Server technical difficulties
Technical problems on the server side have been resolved. Active premium accounts have been extended for 6 hours.
  • 11 February 2024
Thunder Show: NUKE STOPPER
Hi! Welcome to Thunder Show and the most amazing moments of the past week. Today we’d like to talk about frugality. After all, what’s better than achieving much with little? Let’s get started!
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  • 9 February 2024
Special
The Rooivalk is Back on the Anniversary of its First Flight!
At the beginning of 1984, South Africa began development of a new attack helicopter to participate in the South African Border War. However, the Rooivalk prototype took to the skies for the first time on February 11th 1990 after the conflict ended. Improvements to the Rooivalk still continue, and a small number that were produced continue to serve to this day.
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  • 9 February 2024
Take part in the Guardian Angel Event for Air Realistic Battles!
Not all fighting in World War II took place at the front lines. Allied aircraft carried out risky missions over German territory in order to destroy factories that were producing enemy armored vehicles.
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  • 9 February 2024
Special
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Activities and Sales!
The Lunar New Year, a time to set off fireworks and light street lamps, is coming! This is an important holiday that's celebrated by various East and Southeast Asian countries including China, Korea, Vietnam, and others.
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  • 9 February 2024
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National Foundation Day in Japan: Rare Vehicles Temporarily on Sale!
After the Meiji Revolution and the restoration of the emperor’s power in Japan, it was decided to establish a national holiday to unite the country around the ruler. The occasion chosen for the celebration was the accession of Jimmu, the first emperor of Japan, which, according to legend, took place on the 1st day of the 1st month of the lunar year.
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  • 8 February 2024