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Thunder Show: LEAPFROG
Hi! Welcome to Thunder Show and the most eye-popping moments of the past week. This episode is all about extra spectacular shooting. Open fire! Err, we mean, let’s get started!
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  • 7 June 2024
Pre-order: MiG-21 Bison
Today, we’ll familiarize you with the ultimate version of the MiG-21 series that will soon be joining the skies of War Thunder. Meet the MiG-21 Bison, based on the MiG-21-93 upgrade and domestically upgraded by India, a ferocious new premium aircraft with a plethora of weaponry on offer!
Celebrate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day in War Thunder!
It’s D-Day. June 6th, 1944. 80 years ago today, Allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy to take back France. As part of Operation Overlord, more than 150,000 Allied soldiers landed at Normandy, first by parachutes and gliders and then under the cover of aircraft and artillery and from transport ships. In total around a million people were involved in this operation.
Tactics: Tanks with Hydropneumatic Suspension
A hydropneumatic suspension, which allows for adjusting the ground clearance and the tilt of a vehicle, is definitely one of those key innovations. Today, we will explain how to maximize the benefits of this technology.
  • 5 June 2024
Operation Overlord: Churchill AVRE “Petard”
Meet the Churchill AVRE “Petard”, a special modification of the well-known Churchill heavy-tank developed to support infantry units in breaking through heavily fortified positions. Featuring a special high-caliber mortar, this heavy-duty vehicle can be obtained in the Operation Overlord event!
Desert Warrior: Horseman of the Apocalypse
Today, we’ll be taking a look at the Desert Warrior, a modified export variant of the British Warrior purchased and used by Kuwait to this day. Coming soon in the Seek & Destroy major update!
Pre-order: T-80U-E1
Pre-orders for the new T-80U-E1 Soviet premium that features a high-resolution thermal imager, are starting today!
HMS Queen Mary: Royalty at Sea
HMS Queen Mary is a one-off British battlecruiser design built in the leadup to WWI. Coming as part of the Seek & Destroy major update, HMS Queen Mary will soon reinforce the top ranks of the British Bluewater fleet with the introduction of a powerful new battlecruiser!
The Shooting Range #409
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
  • 2 June 2024
Thunder Show: RACING TIME
Hi! Welcome to Thunder Show and the most flaming moments of the past week. As in, literally ‘flaming’! All these stories have different beginnings, but they all end in flames. Let’s get started!
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  • 31 May 2024
ZSL92: Rapid Firepower!
The ZSL92 is a later modification of a Chinese infantry fighting vehicle, developed in the late 1980s in response to the changing dynamics of modern warfare at the time. Soon, tankers in War Thunder will have the chance to take command of a unique new IFV design coming to the higher ranks of the Chinese ground forces tree as part of the next major update, Seek & Destroy!
Pre-order: AMX A-1A
Today we’re introducing the premium AMX A-1A, a Brazilian variant of the light strike aircraft jointly developed by Italy and Brazil in an effort to modernize their fleets in the 1980s. It’s coming to the game in the Seek & Destroy major update and can be pre-ordered starting from today!
Turkish Air Force Day: Get Yourself a Decal!
On June 1st, 1911, the first aircraft squadrons appeared in the Ottoman Empire with the support of Germany and France. In the early years of modern Turkey, its leadership paid special attention to the Air Force and by 1940, the Turkish Air Force became the largest in the Middle East and the Balkans, with more than 500 aircraft. Today, about 50,000 people and about 300 aircraft are in service with the Turkish Air Force.
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  • 31 May 2024
Canadian Armed Forces Day: Get Yourself a Decal!
It’s customary to honor the Canadian Armed Forces on the first Sunday in June. Canada actively participated in World War II: the defense of Hong Kong in 1941, the raid on Dieppe in 1942, the liberation of Italy in 1943, Operation Overlord in 1944 and guarding convoys in the Atlantic Ocean. There are currently 68,000 people in the Canadian Armed Forces, 3,000 of which are stationed outside the country.
Dutch and Belgian Aircraft are Joining the French Tree!
Today, we’re pleased to announce that a new line comprised of Dutch and Belgian aircraft will be making their way to War Thunder as part of the French air tree! In the Seek & Destroy major update these vehicles will be reinforcing the French ranks, so let’s take a look!
Seek & Destroy Update Teaser
Introducing the next major update teaser for War Thunder - "Seek & Destroy" 
Meet the Winners of the Air Superiority 2024 Tournament!
For the second major tournament event of 2024, following six weeks of intense competition, team DODEC emerged as the ultimate winners of the Air Superiority 2024 Tournament. They dominated each round of the winners bracket before facing team Wasted Time in the final who pushed them to the limit, with a final score of 5-4 on the late BO9.
Earn the Churchill AVRE in the Operation Overlord Event!
The Western Front is opening! Take part in Ground Battles during the Operation Overlord event as part of our event cycle to receive the Churchill AVRE. This legendary armored vehicle, integral to the Armoured Vehicle Royal Engineers, was a direct participant in the battles for Normandy, and you can earn this main reward during this event! Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings in War Thunder!