SA.341F & SA.342M Gazelle: Light Hunter
The Gazelle is a family of light French helicopters developed in the late 1960s by the Sud-Aviation company. They will form the backbone of the French helicopter tree, coming to War Thunder with update 1.87!
Kirov light cruiser: Baltic Fleet Warrior
The project-class 26 and 26bis include six Soviet cruisers, built during the second half of the 1930s on the basis of an existing Italian light cruiser of the time. Soon, War Thunder captains will have the chance to take command of the lead ship of the class - Kirov itself - with the release of the upcoming update 1.87!
SM.92: Second Chance for a Second Tail
The SM.92 is a late-war Italian prototype heavy fighter, developed from the SM.91 that preceded it. Although this twin-boomed bird never got to the frontlines, Italian pilots will have a chance to thoroughly evaluate its design under combat conditions after its introduction to War Thunder with the upcoming update 1.87!
T-80U: Making Contact
The T-80U is an improved version of the legendary Soviet T-80 main battle tank, featuring a more powerful engine, increased mobility, and improved protection. Being introduced to War Thunder as part of update 1.87, the T-80U will be the first vehicle awaiting Soviet tankers at the brand new seventh rank, coming to ground forces in the next major update!
USS Brooklyn: More Means More
The USS Brooklyn is coming to War Thunder, one of the most heavily armed light cruisers ever built for the U.S. Navy!
MiG-19S: Magnificent Performance
The MiG-19S is a further development of the Soviet Union’s first supersonic jet fighter, already familiar to some of our players from the modification of the MiG-19PT. In update 1.87, German pilots will also have the chance to reach supersonic speeds behind the controls of an East German MiG-19S, coming to War Thunder very soon!
USS Somers (DD-381): Strength in Numbers
USS Somers is the lead ship of her class of five destroyers, which featured more efficient boilers and increased firepower over the preceding Porter-class. Soon, War Thunder captains will have the chance to take command over another new destroyer coming to the American naval tree with the upcoming update 1.87!
New Location: Alaska
We continue to expand the number of locations represented in War Thunder with every update, and update 1.87 won’t be an exception to that. Today, we’re happy to present to our players a new location for ground battles, set in beautiful Alaska!
Leningrad: From The Ashes
The Leningrad is the lead ship of her class of three Soviet destroyers built for the Baltic Fleet during the 1930s, now available to all players as one of the main prizes in the ongoing naval marathon event!
PBM-3 Mariner: The Eye in the Sky
The PBM Mariner is an American flying boat, developed by the Martin company in the late 1930s as a replacement for older flying boats in service with the USN at the time. The PBM-3, representative of the mid series of the Mariner, will be available to War Thunder pilots as one of the main prizes in the naval marathon event!
Sea Hawk FGA.6: Jet Vulture
The Sea Hawk is the first jet-powered aircraft developed by the well-known Hawker company during the 1940s, which saw extensive service with several nation’s naval aviation. In the upcoming update 1.87, we’re planning to introduce one of the last modifications of the Sea Hawk to War Thunder. Pilots, meet the Sea Hawk FGA.6!
Challenger 2 and rank VII armored vehicles
Developed in the mid ‘80s as a successor to the Challenger 1, the Challenger 2 entered service in the early ‘90s and continues to serve with the British Army today. In the upcoming update 1.87, War Thunder tankers may look forward to the opportunity of commanding the most modern MBT fielded by the British Army!