Against the backdrop of geopolitical uncertainty, in the 1950s, the Soviet military decided that their motorised and mechanised infantry needed a specialised vehicle. At the end of the decade the goals were set: the new vehicle had to be capable of carrying troops, providing fire support for tanks and also eliminating enemy armour on its own.
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13 August 2021
Day of the Russian Aerospace Forces
On August 12, the Day of the Aerospace Forces of the Russian Federation is celebrated, being one of the leaders in the number of aircraft in the world and capable of solving any tactical task given to them.
What does a regular, conventional aircraft look like? There’s a long, thin fuselage… then there’s the wing and the tail assembly, and — this is important — you only get one of each. But it’s obviously not the only possible configuration… and today we’re going to speak about one of the alternatives.
Russian Airborne Forces Day! Until 07:00 GMT on the 4th of AugustParticipate in 3 battles using Soviet vehicles of rank II or higher (with an in-game activity of at least 60%) to receive one of the following decals “Small emblem of Airborne forces”, “Emblem of Airborne forces” or “Airborne troops decal”.
Get ready for the landing! A task worthy of the most elite warriors in War Thunder! Follow your orders from command and be rewarded with unique prizes like event and premium vehicles as well as troop emblems, decorations for ground forces and the naval fleet.