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New Locations: “Rocky Pillars” and “Test Site — 2271”
We’re excited to bring you the first screenshots of two new locations that will be arriving to War Thunder in the next major update: “Rocky Pillars” for aviation, and “Test Site — 2271” for mixed battles!
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  • 1 September 2023
39.M Csaba: The Youngest Son
The 39.М Csaba armored car is the first researchable vehicle of the Hungarian armored vehicles lineup!
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  • 1 September 2023
"SONS OF ATTILA" Update Trailer
The next major update for War Thunder — "Sons of Attila"!
  • 31 August 2023
Following the Roadmap: Reducing Research/Purchase Cost of Aircraft, map changes & more
We’re continuing to move along with our Roadmap that we released back in June. In today’s news article, we’re going to be talking about the reduction of the research and purchase cost of aircraft, as well as the changes to numerous maps thanks to your feedback. These changes will come to the game in the upcoming major update — thank you very much for leaving feedback across all War Thunder platforms, which in turn helps to make the game better!
Pre-Order: VIDAR: Divine Vengeance
The VIDAR is an export variant of the South Korean K9 Thunder self-propelled gun, developed during the mid 2010s as a replacement for outdated equipment used by the Norwegian Army at the time. Soon, the powerful VIDAR will join the ranks of the Swedish ground forces tree as a new premium ground vehicle arriving as part of the next major update!
Dassault Mirage: Warrior of the Middle East
After WW2, the French aircraft industry was in shambles. One of the key people that made it possible for the industry to hit its stride once again was engineer Marcel Bloch. Aircraft made by his company were used by pre-war France and even the Vichy government; after the war, the manufacturer changed its name to Dassault Aviation and supplied the Fourth Republic with the excellent Ouragan jet fighter. Naturally, when the military called for a new lightweight fighter/interceptor, Dassault Aviation was immediately in.
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F-16C Block 50: The More The Merrier!
The F-16C Block 50 is a further developed variant of the famous F-16 multi-role fighter — featuring a new engine and new guided weapons. Meet this exciting jet fighter, coming to War Thunder in the next major update!
Squadron vehicles: T-90 Bhishma
A special version of the T-90 main battle tank that is in service with the Indian Army comes to the game as a new squadron vehicle, available in the upcoming major War Thunder update!
AMX-10M: A Familiar Beast
A formidable vehicle comes to the game: meet the AMX-10M, a French SPG that was specifically designed to fire anti-tank guided missiles!
Pages of History (September)
In this month's Pages of History you'll find yourself at the centre of events that happened at numerous battlefronts. From battles in WWII to conflicts of the 1960s and 1980s — participate in battles using the vehicles that were used in these historic events and receive prizes!
The Shooting Range #369
You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.
  • 27 August 2023
Hi! Welcome to Thunder Show and the most eye-popping moments of the past week. We were going to have another round of the traditional “air VS ground” battle, but then we’ve got... THEM! You’ll see what we mean. Let’s get started!
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USS Texas (BB-35): The First and the Last
USS Texas is one of two New York-class battleships constructed for the U.S. Navy prior to the outbreak of WWI. Considered as one of the most powerful warships at the time of its construction, in its 1945 configuration the USS Texas will soon reinforce the top rank of the American bluewater fleet in War Thunder as it docks in player ports with the arrival of the next major update!
TO-55: the Scorched Land
The TO-55 is a Soviet flamethrower tank based on the T-55 medium tank coming to the game in the next major update!
Following the Roadmap: grouping vehicles, rank changes, and improvements to premium vehicles
We’re continuing to move along with our Roadmap that we released back in June. First and foremost, we’d like to start off by saying thank you for your patience and understanding whilst we progress through it. Recently, after releasing other roadmap changes, we’ve noticed your anticipation and enthusiasm about progression changes and today we’re pleased to announce that we’re ready to talk about these changes with you.
Best Soviet-style MBTs
Soviet-style main battle tanks are easily recognisable: they have a low profile, a large-caliber gun, and sturdy armor. Today we’re going to talk about the best representative of this big family of armored vehicles, from the iconic T-54 to more exotic tanks from China and Finland.
  • 23 August 2023
80th Anniversary of the Victory in the Battle of Kursk
August 23rd, 1943 marked the end of the Battle of Kursk — the largest tank battle in history, with around 3000 tanks from the German side and over 5000 tanks from the Soviet side. It was the first time a German offensive on the Eastern Front failed with no significant gains. The decisive victory of the Red Army led to it gaining a strategic initiative and defined the way the rest of the war was fought.
Pvkv IV: the Last Effort
The Pvkv IV is the final design of a series of experimental Swedish tank destroyers, developed in the postwar period in an effort to equip the armed forces with modern fighting vehicles. Soon, the Pvkv IV will reinforce the early ranks of the Swedish ground forces tree with its arrival as part of the next major War Thunder update!