Development
Blackburn Buccaneer S.2: Banana Jet
The Buccaneer was a British naval jet strike aircraft, developed by the Blackburn company in the late 1950’s as a replacement for the Supermarine Scimitar. Soon, pilots in War Thunder will have the chance to take control of a variant of the well-known Buccaneer as it arrives in player hangars with the release of the next major update!
Heroes of Jutland: HMS Invincible
HMS Invincible was the lead ship of her class of three battlecruisers built for the Royal Navy in the late 1900’s and represents the first battlecruiser-type warship ever to be built. Soon, captains will have the chance to take command of HMS Invincible as she becomes one of the first warships of her type to arrive in War Thunder as part of the next major update!
Heroes of Jutland: SMS Von der Tann
SMS Von der Tann was a German WWI-era battlecruiser, developed in response to the British Invincible-class and considered as one of the most advanced warships of its time. Actively participating in numerous WWI naval operations, SMS Von der Tann has been readied for war once more as it prepares to join the fight in War Thunder naval battles with the release of the next major update!
A-7D Corsair II: Bulk Delivery
The A-7D is the USAF version of the A-7 Corsair II naval strike aircraft, developed in the mid 1960s by Ling-Temco-Vought as a replacement for the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk. Soon, pilots will have the chance to take control of the successor to the popular Skyhawk as it arrives in War Thunder with the release of the next major update!
A-4E Skyhawk: Heinemann's Hot-Rod grows up
A new squadron vehicle is coming to War Thunder! This time, one of the better jet attackers in the game, the American A-4E Skyhawk with a new powerful engine and increased combat load.
Dagor Engine 6.0: Visual improvements, effects and DLSS
We continue to talk about the improvements in the game's appearance that will be brought by the updated graphics engine ‘Dagor Engine 6.0’ in the next major update “New Power” for War Thunder.
Battle Pass in War Thunder!
Battle Pass comes to War Thunder! It is a seasonal event, where you can take part any time you like. Get handy combat items, and exclusive items! Decals, titles, decorations, avatars, and even Premium vehicles!
Yak-38 & Yak-38M: Hover Jet
The Yak-38 was a Soviet strike fighter with VTOL capabilities, developed in the early 1970’s by the Yakovlev design bureau for use aboard Kiev-class aircraft carriers. Soon, two of the more widespread variants of this highly interesting aircraft will join the top ranks of the Soviet aviation tree in the next major War Thunder update. “New Power”!
Imperatritsa Mariya: the Empress of the Black Sea
Imperatritsa Mariya was one of the first dreadnought battleships that entered service with the Russian Empire before the outbreak of the First World War. Meet the top ship in the Russian Navy line in the War Thunder "New Power" update!
Celere Sahariano: The Desert Cheetah
The Celere Sahariano was a late war experimental Italian medium tank. Although the war ended before the Celere Sahariano could enter production, it will soon reinforce the lower ranks of the Italian ground forces tree in the upcoming “New Power” War Thunder update!
PTZ-89: Hungry Dragon
The PTZ-89 is a Chinese tank destroyer, developed during the 1980’s in an effort to produce a combat vehicle capable of defeating some of the most common second generation MBT’s at the time. Soon, this deadly marksman will join the top ranks of the Chinese ground forces tree with the release of the upcoming major update "New Power"!
M1128 Stryker MGS
The M1128 Stryker MGS is an American wheeled AFV, developed in the early 2000’s as a bridge gap between existing heavier and lighter combat vehicles. Soon, the highly anticipated Stryker MGS will make its way to the top ranks of the American ground forces tree, arriving in War Thunder as part of the upcoming “New Power” major update!
T-90A: Boris the Bullet Dodger
The T-90A was an upgraded T-72B series tank, with significantly improved combat characteristics. You've waited for it for a long time - the new top of the Soviet lineup finally arrives in War Thunder!
USS North Dakota: Dreadnought of the New World
USS North Dakota is the second of two American Delaware-class battleships, built by the US Navy in the late 1900s as a response to the appearance of dreadnought-type battleships. Arriving with the release of the next major update, USS North Dakota will become one of the first American battleships available to captains in War Thunder!
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Settsu: Serving Through the Ages
Settsu was the second of two Kawachi-class dreadnoughts built for the Imperial Japanese Navy after the Russo-Japanese War of the early 1900’s. Being the first true dreadnought built by Japan, this formidable warship will also soon become the first battleship to arrive in the ranks of the IJN in War Thunder as part of the next major update “New Power”!
Leopard 2A6: Deadlier than ever
The Leopard 2A6 is a further development of the well-known German main battle tank, combining the superb protection of preceding variants with greater firepower. Soon, tankers will get the chance to command the modern Leopard 2A6 as it becomes the new crowning jewel of the German ground forces tree in the “New Power” War Thunder update!
New AI aircraft carriers
With the release of the War Thunder: ‘New Power’ update, we are adding new types of AI aircraft carriers to the game that serve as naval bases for aircraft.
SMS Westfalen: Into a New Era
SMS Westfalen was one of the first four German dreadnought-type battleships of the Nassau class, built for the Imperial Navy in the late 1900’s. Soon, seasoned captains in War Thunder will have the chance to take the helm of SMS Westfalen as it arrives to the game as one of the first German battleships with the incoming update “New Power”!

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