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Thunder Show - Bodyguard for the Volcano

25.09.2020, 23:59

Hey folks! You are watching Thunder Show - redesigned and redefined!We will no longer limit you and ourselves to strict categories, yeah, we got rid of them! Now we’ll feature only the best videos of the week. You can find our new and simplified terms of participation at the end of this episode.Oh a... (read more)

French MBT's

16.09.2020, 23:59

During WW2, years of occupation and struggle almost put an end to the French tank industry. Engineers of the French resistance kept working on their designs even in the darkest of times… but there was no hope for actual production.After the country was liberated, though, there was an immediate drive... (read more)

The Shooting Range #217

13.09.2020, 23:59

You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.In this episode:Pages of history: the Swedish engineering miracle (a miracle indeed!)Tactics & Strategy: defense manoeuvres in air duelsMetal Beasts: experimental French heavy tankSource: http... (read more)

The Shooting Range #216

04.09.2020, 23:59

You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.In this episode:Pages of history: the fight for decks on US aircraft carriersSpecial: volumetric roundsMetal Beasts: the long-awaited Russian MBTSource: https://warthunder.com/en/news/6859/current

Chi-Ha Long Gun: The Last Chance Gun

25.08.2020, 23:59

120mm naval guns on the chassis of Japanese Chi-Ha tanks were supposed to hit the landing American troops with direct fire. The mobile coastal artillery was to be the last-chance weapon to save Japan from the Allied invasion.Type 97 Chi-Ha Long Gun, SPG, Japan, II rankProsExtremely powerful gunDecen... (read more)

The М60 Family

19.08.2020, 23:59

The M60 MBT was in service for many decades. It was first employed in the late 1950s, when the US was in dire need of a tank that could fight the newest generation of Soviet armour. Now, more than half of a century later, we can clearly see that American engineers created a combat vehicle with almos... (read more)

Thunder Show: Going Right Through

14.08.2020, 23:59

Hey folks! You are watching Thunder Show - redesigned and redefined!We will no longer limit you and ourselves to strict categories, yeah, we got rid of them! Now we’ll feature only the best videos of the week. You can find our new and simplified terms of participation at the end of this episode.Oh a... (read more)

Most produced tanks

05.08.2020, 23:59

In order to enter service, a vehicle should go into production first. Sounds obvious, right? Well, that’s the stage that A LOT of really interesting and promising designs failed to pass due to all sorts of reasons — while other designs not only entered production but also managed to remain relevant ... (read more)

Best Guided Missiles

29.07.2020, 23:59

By the middle of the Cold War, it was clear to everyone that guided weapons were here to stay. The arrival of really precise guided missiles changed air battles forever… and light, but deadly anti-tank missiles, effectively forced heavy tanks off the battlefield. Today we’re going to pick the most e... (read more)

Thunder Show: Bomb for your team!

24.07.2020, 23:59

Hey folks! You are watching Thunder Show - redesigned and redefined!We will no longer limit you and ourselves to strict categories, yeah, we got rid of them! Now we’ll feature only the best videos of the week. You can find our new and simplified terms of participation at the end of this episode.Oh a... (read more)

The Shooting Range #208

12.07.2020, 23:59

You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.In this episode:Pages of History: the origins of the Soviet T-50;Air Triathlon: comparing the top-tier fighter jets;Metal Beasts: a new Chinese MBT.Source: https://warthunder.com/en/news/6794-vide... (read more)

Book of Records: Speed

08.07.2020, 23:59

This Book of Records is all about speed. We’re going to list all the fastest things of War Thunder: from supersonic jets, wheeled vehicles, helicopters and ships… to shells, missiles and torpedoes that are a part of their arsenal.Source: https://warthunder.com/en/news/6792-video-book-of-records-spee... (read more)

Thunder Show: Too Rational

03.07.2020, 23:59

Hey folks! You are watching Thunder Show - redesigned and redefined!We will no longer limit you and ourselves to strict categories, yeah, we got rid of them! Now we’ll feature only the best videos of the week. You can find our new and simplified terms of participation at the end of this episode.Oh a... (read more)

World War scenario: Battle of the Chinese Farm

23.06.2020, 23:59

We continue preparation for the new World War mode season and provide you with information that can help you in advance to prepare the vehicles used in the battles scheduled to start in July! You already know about the scenario “Battle for the Fulda Gap” and now we would like to talk about a real ma... (read more)

Last piston fighters

17.06.2020, 23:59

For quite some time, piston-engined aircraft ruled the skies. By the end of WW2, though, it was clear that piston engines were quickly becoming obsolete, and that there was a new class of apex predators emerging into the wide blue yonder — the jet powered fighter aircraft.Today we’re going to talk a... (read more)

The Thunderstorm Family

11.06.2020, 23:59

Today we’re going to speak about vehicles belonging to the Thunderstorm family — or, to put it simply, about vehicles with names that were inspired by this glorious natural phenomenon. Like the mighty Kugelblitz… the Japanese Raiden… the British Lightning… and many many others.Source: https://warthu... (read more)

Book of Records: The Heavy Ones

03.06.2020, 23:59

About a year ago we made a couple of videos listing the most amazing things found in both Ground and Air Battles. Those Books of Records described the biggest gun… the fastest missile… the highest climb rate… and other cool achievements found in those two game modes.Today we want to do it a bit diff... (read more)

The Dornier Family

27.05.2020, 23:59

In the early 1930s a new generation of aircraft was steadily changing the world of commercial aviation in Europe. There were more and more aircraft that were both light and fast, and boasted efficient airframes and retractable landing gear. Those planes were not only faster than their contemporary m... (read more)

The ZERO Family

20.05.2020, 23:59

In 1937 the brand new A5M fighter was just entering service... but the top brass of the Japanese Navy was already in search for the aircraft that was going to come after the A5M. They wanted a fighter, equipped with cannons, capable of reaching the speed of 500 kph at 4,000 metres… and with all the ... (read more)

Unguided Brits!

11.05.2020, 23:59

We’re pleased to introduce new cool mounted weapons for British aircraft. Mighty rockets suitable for both sinking ships and blowing up tanks!New cool stuff for British pilots - three new extremely powerful rockets to mount on British aircraft. These rockets will be available for RAF aircraft, such ... (read more)

The MS-15: Italian navy coming to War Thunder!

06.05.2020, 23:59

We are happy to reveal that in the upcoming War Thunder major update we plan to introduce the Italian navy to the game! We look forward to introducing these naval beauties and telling you about many of them in our upcoming Devblog articles, so keep an eye on the news!Today we want to present one of ... (read more)

Best gun depression

29.04.2020, 23:59

When it comes to discussing a tank’s capabilities, its gun depression means a lot. Tanks with guns that have a depression of less than -8 or -9 degrees are not really effective on uneven terrain. Tanks with guns that have good depression, on the other hand, perform really well, both on the top of a ... (read more)

Thunder Show: Easy does it!

24.04.2020, 23:59

Hey folks! You are watching Thunder Show - redesigned and redefined!We will no longer limit you and ourselves to strict categories, yeah, we got rid of them! Now we’ll feature only the best videos of the week. You can find our new and simplified terms of participation at the end of this episode.Oh a... (read more)

Best Airmobile Tanks

15.04.2020, 23:59

Air-portable tank destroyers and light tanks are easily recognizable. Their size is a dead giveaway: they are usually exceptionally tiny when compared to their conventional counterparts. It’s no surprise: when you’re designing a vehicle that is supposed to be transported by air, there are very sever... (read more)

Award for record-breakers

08.04.2020, 23:59

Together we can do more! Another milestone in the history of War Thunder has been reached - 121,784 players that were online at the same time!Interesting that this event coincided with the approaching Cosmonautics Day. A day, which is dedicated to the achievement of new, cosmic heights by mankind.Fr... (read more)

New revolutionary War Thunder controller

01.04.2020, 23:59

Now simulation mode on consoles will become as comfortable as arcade modeGaijin Entertainment announces the start of the production of War Thunder Controller – the unique device compatible with all major gaming platforms.Finally console players will get the means to operate all War Thunder vehicles ... (read more)

Easy Anti-Cheat in Arcade tank battles

23.03.2020, 23:59

As you know, EAC has been active for several months in War Thunder in no marker gaming modes alongside our heuristic analysis mechanism. The gathered statistics demonstrates the efficiency of such tandem usage. We are now planning to add the anti-cheat system to other gaming modes.The test launch of... (read more)

Swedish Ground Forces - Become a Tester!

16.03.2020, 23:59

Tankers, with the release of update “Viking Fury” we are beginning the Swedish ground forces CBT!During CBT the possibility of researching and purchasing Swedish vehicles will be limited. Players that achieve a status of tester or purchase packs specific to this CBT will be able to research and purc... (read more)

The Shooting Range #190

08.03.2020, 23:59

You are watching The Shooting Range – a weekly show for all tankers, airmen and Captains in War Thunder.In this episode…Pages of History: different approaches to tank building in Britain and Germany and what came out of themTips & Tricks: a simple HE-round and it's not so simple use...and Metal ... (read more)

Happy International Women’s Day!

06.03.2020, 23:59

From 15:00 GMT on the 6th of March until 07:00 GMT on the 10th of March get a unique decal and decorations for victories in random battles!Each year, many countries around the world celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8th of March.As the cold winter months come to an end and the bright summer... (read more)