Italian Ground Vehicles Research Tree
Italian aircraft proved themselves a worthy opponent in air battles and now they join the ground battles in War Thunder! We are happy to introduce the initial Italian ground forces research tree.
HMS Dido: The Peacemaker
HMS Dido is the lead ship of her class of light cruisers, built for the Royal Navy in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Having seen extensive service in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, HMS Dido is now headed for the naval battles of War Thunder and will become available to seasoned captains in the upcoming major update 1.85!
War Thunder update 1.85, which we’ve called "Supersonic", introduces a new kind of weapon into the game: air-to-air missiles. We’d like to tell you a little more about them in this Developer Diary entry.
T-72A: The Globetrotter
Designed initially to be a more reliable and low-cost alternative to the T-64, the T-72 quickly became one of the most mass produced and widely used Soviet MBTs of the Cold War.
New Location: Fuego Islands
Update 1.85 “Supersonic” brings with it a large quantity of interesting new additions to the game. Today, we’re happy to present to you one of these additions - a new location for naval battles, based on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago!
OTOMATIC SPAAG: Belated Perfection
The OTOMATIC is a highly advanced Italian SPAAG, developed during the 1980s as a private venture of the OTO Melara company. War Thunder tankers can look forward to sweeping the skies clear with the use of the most modern SPAA coming to the game as part of the upcoming update 1.85!
OF-40 Mk.2A: Made in Italy
The OF-40 was the first tank designed and produced in Italy after the end of WW2. Coming to War Thunder as part of the upcoming 1.85 update, will be one of the vehicles awaiting players at the top rank of the highly anticipated Italian ground forces tree!
KMS Köln - The Teutonic Ironclad
KMS Köln is the last K-class light cruiser, built for the German Navy in the interwar period. In update 1.85, War Thunder captains and fans of German warships may look forward to commanding this new addition to the German light cruiser roster coming to the game very soon!
New Location: Vietnam Hills
Several updates ago, we’ve introduced a new air battles location set in Vietnam, which helicopter pilots were able to try out first. In the upcoming update 1.85, tankers too will have the chance to fight in the densely built up towns, ancient ruins and lush jungles of Vietnam!
Type 89: The Fire Dragon
The Type 89 is a Japanese infantry fighting vehicle, developed during the 1980s by the Mitsubishi company and used by the JSDF in limited numbers. Japanese tankers in War Thunder can look forward to the addition of the nimble Type 89 to the game with the upcoming update 1.85!
MiG-19PT: Target Locked
This upgraded version of the world’s first mass-produced supersonic aircraft will become the new top model in the USSR’s military aircraft branch. Meet the magnificent MiG-19PT with air-to-air missiles!