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Valkyria Chronicles Tanks Return 2017-06-22 17:00:00 / Premium Shop When Valkyria Chronicles tanks first appeared in Blitz last year, only the Edelweiss and Nameless rolled onto the battlefield. Now those tanks are back, with a new “friend” — the Lupus! The Lupus impresses with solid armor and good alpha damage, but its layout (with the…   [ далее ]

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Nimrod? Nimrod! 40M Nimród. Source link.

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New Camo in Update 3.10 2017-06-20 15:00:00 / News Update 3.10 has new camo options. Take a look:  Can only be mounted on the IS-5; doesn’t change the vehicle’s name +2% vehicle concealment on corresponding maps Price: 1,590 Resupply: Free +2-4% vehicle concealment on corresponding maps; bonus depends on vehicle type Price: 35 – 1,200 Resupply: Free…   [ далее ]

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Update 3.10 Notes 2017-06-20 16:00:00 / News Update 3.10 is a small patch mostly focused on bugfixes and general improvements. Server Downtime May 20, 12:00 PT (15:00 ET) – 16:30 PT (19:30 ET) Get Your Boosters Pack We’re giving out Boosters as part of a special reward next week, so keep your eyes peeled! Full…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, Look what was found standing in the backyard of the Central Scientific – Research Institute for Precision Machine Engineering (ЦНИИточмаш) in Podolsk, Moscow region. Photo credits withheld by author’s wishes. This is a T-80 MBT with a 30mm remote-controlled weapons system (designation unknown). The gun is missing obviously but you can see the…   [ далее ]

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Train Your Crew 2017-06-15 16:00:00 / Events This weekend it’s all about your Crew! Begins June 16, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET)Ends June 19, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET) Discounts Discounted Free XP to XP Conversion:  30 Free XP converted for 1 Mission: Win a Battle Reward: x2 Crew XP  Use any vehicle Repeatable Source link.

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Winter is Coming 2017-06-15 16:15:00 / Premium Shop The SU-76I is a dangerous tier III tank destroyer with the firepower to freeze your foes in their tracks. Just be wary of its reload time, at 6 seconds it’ll give you plenty of time to “chill” between shots. Begins June 16, 03:00 PT (06:00 ET)Ends June 23, 02:00…   [ далее ]

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This is an interesting conversion – the Austrian M47D. Basically, the Austrians were looking into replacing the original M47′s engine with the M60 series diesel for the same reasons the Americans did – better economy and reliability. Simmering-Graz-Pauker produced two prototypes of this setup but the project got cancelled. More photos along with other interesting…   [ далее ]

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Let’s Battle Tour: Kasota, MN 2017-06-12 23:00:00 / News Last month, we announced the 2017 Let’s Battle Tour. We’re near the first stop on our journey, and you’re invited! On July 15, we’re teaming up with our buddies at Drive A Tank to host a big bash for Wargamers like you. Cruise in an APC,…   [ далее ]

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These pictures don’t need any comments. Well, except for the fact that the camo and improvized armor are fucking awesome. Source link.

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10
Jun

Libya

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Libya, a T-55 with a BTR-60PB hull on top. Photo taken recently. I don’t really think this needs any specific comments except for… why?! Source link.

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Garage Upgrade Weekend 2017-06-08 20:00:00 / Events Spend the weekend pumping up your Crew and renovating your Garage. Begins June 9, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ETEnds June 12, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ET Discounts  All Provisions 20% Credit Discount  x5 Garage Slots 1,000 → 800 20% Discount x10 Garage Slots 1,800 → 1,260 30% Discount  Instant Upgrades 25% Gold Discount Source link.

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Players Will “Remember Dunkirk” 2017-06-05 17:00:00 / News In support of the upcoming epic action thriller Dunkirk, written and directed by Christopher Nolan, Wargaming.net has partnered with Warner Bros. to remember the seminal World War II event that inspired the motion picture. Wargaming, the world leader in free-to-play online WWII video games with a base…   [ далее ]

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Thanks to Jiří Tintěra for the information and the photos! As I wrote previously, this new T-72 modification is called T-72 Scarab. This tank is intended specifically for export. The previous names cited by some websites (T-72-4 or T-4-72 and their modifications) are false – the vehicle’s official name does not contain the “4″ part….   [ далее ]

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The Girls Are Back in Town 2017-06-02 18:00:00 / Events The tanks of Girls und Panzer are returning to Blitz and they’ve brought backup: the Hetzer Kame SP! In addition to this new tank destroyer, you can unlock the first two Girls und Panzer tanks, the Kuro Mori Mine and Panzer IV Anko SP, plus…   [ далее ]

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Fight in Operation Overlord for x3 XP 2017-06-02 18:00:00 / Events Storm the beaches of the Premium Shop for awesome tank discounts and throw your tanks into the fray for a big XP bonus! Begins June 03, 07:00 PT (06:00 ET)Ends June 7, 07:00 PT (05:00 ET) XP First Win Bonus Discounts Regular US, UK, French, and…   [ далее ]

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What do Rhodesia and Wonder Woman have in common? Well… Absolutely nothing. But here’s a photo of South-African Eland-90 armored car in Rhodesia, 1979 (the end of the Rhodesian Bush War). And I went to see Wonder Woman this evening, was actually really nice movie, I’d rate it 8/10 + Amazing action scenes, really, even…   [ далее ]

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The Mighty KV-5 Returns 2017-06-01 18:00:00 / Premium Shop That’s right! The heavy-armored ramming fiend is back! The KV-5 is remarkably mobile for its class, allowing you to charge in and brawl like a boss! Scoop it up today and score all the Boosters and Gold you’ll need to outfit your new KV-5.  Begins June 02,…   [ далее ]

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These pictures were taken in Nigeria. The MBT on them resembles a Centurion, but in fact it’s its distant cousin – the Vickers MBT Mk.3 export tank. They aren’t well known, but over a hundred was exported to Nigeria in the early 1980s. This specific vehicle was captured by a particularly nasty breed of snackbars…   [ далее ]

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Battle of Dunkirk Missions 2017-05-25 22:00:00 / Events Two repeatable battle missions in honor of the Battle of Dunkirk, plus module discounts and a weekend mission! Begins May 26, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET)Ends May 29, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET) Discounts Module Unlock 25% Gold Discount Mission: Win a Battle Reward: x1.5 XP  Use any vehicle Limit 10x per account Begins May…   [ далее ]

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It’s a widely known fact that the Balkan conflicts saw the use of a lot of WW2 tech, from T-34′s to M36 Jacksons. But this is rare even for Yugoslavia. Bosnia, 1996. British Challenger towing a WW2 75mm German PaK 40, captured in Drvar. Because why not. Source link.

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Introducing “Military Honor” 2017-05-23 17:00:00 / News While battling in Blitz, you’re bound to run across players who frustrate you and players who impress you. Our new Military Honor review system lets you leave feedback about players based on their in-game behavior. Why did we implement a system like this? Players have long requested a…   [ далее ]

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Premium Shell Changes in Update 3.9 2017-05-23 18:00:00 / News In Update 3.9, Premium shells get readjusted to be cheaper yet not as poweful. We hope this makes them more accessible to all players and removes certain advantages for fast-firing vehicles. Things to Know Damage will decrease by an average of 15% (will not affect…   [ далее ]

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Update 3.9 Notes 2017-05-23 18:19:00 / News Light tanks, a new map, and player feedback make up this update! New Content New “Mayan Ruins” Map Battle amongst ancient pyramids, dense jungles and a lagoon in this all-new Summer theme map! Details American Light Tanks A new branch of the American line adds speedy scouts to…   [ далее ]

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An interesting photo for no reason in particular. An M1A1 platoon in West Germany (Bavaria), Hohenfels, 1987. These tanks would have faced the brunt of a Soviet onslaught if shit went to shit back then. Source link.

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The title says it all. On personal note, I never believed I’d see this again. Another “Czechout-like” situation and WG EU does LITERALLY THE SAME THING – fucks the contributor over and creates a massive clusterfuck in the process. Oh man. The video is fucking hilarious and even if you are the most hardcore WG…   [ далее ]

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From the improper use of the word Wall, I am sure you already know what we will be talking about. That’s right, Mexico! Mexico has its share of really exotic vehicles and this is one of them. This armored car is called DN-5 “Buffalo” (or, DN-V, depending on source). It consists of a hull of…   [ далее ]

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Reserve Your Spot in the 2017 Let’s Battle Tour 2017-05-19 20:00:00 / Announcements Last year’s Let’s Battle Tour, a nationwide tour dedicated to our passionate community, was a massive success. We’re excited to announce that tickets for our next stops in 2017 are NOW AVAILABLE!    As part of making this year’s tour even bigger and better than before, 100%…   [ далее ]

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Meet the Bulldog and His Buddies 2017-05-19 17:00:00 / News Four new agile and dangerous American light tanks will hit the battlefield soon. This new branch of the American line is an alternative to the T57 Heavy branch, and you’ll have the chance to get your scout on after researching the M5 Stuart. Let’s take…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, I can’t help myself but return to #SirFochGate I posted about in the last post an hour ago or so, because it’s hilarious. First and foremost, I’d like to congratulate the Wargaming colleagues on this level of fail. Getting Jim FUCKING Sterling involved, that’s just another level, one we at Armored Warfare are…   [ далее ]

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Sometimes I wish I was writing FTR about WoT still. AW has done weird shit too, but I’d have a fucking field day with this… Personally, I think it was not a company decision but an action of some retard in charge of WG Youtube going all salty about SirFoch. Fun stuff :) Source link.

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British Medium Mk.II* tanks captured by Germans – in Russia. The Russians purchased 15 of those vehicles in 1930s. By the end of the decade they were already completely obsolete and were used to stop the initial German attack in the form of immobile bunkers, without much success. Source link.

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Get x3 XP

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Get x3 XP 2017-05-18 18:30:00 / Events Spend some time on your Crew with big discounts on training and skill resets! Begins May 19, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET)Ends May 22, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET) XP First Win Bonus Discounts Crew Training to 100%  Tiers II-VII 30% Gold Discount Tiers Tiers VIII-X 50% Gold Discount Tiers  Crew Skill Reset (Skill Grade 1 – 6) 50% Gold Discount Source link.

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The Soviet Squad Storms the Premium Shop 2017-05-18 18:48:00 / Premium Shop Get ready to satisfy those #SquadGoals! Four Soviet favorites return to the Premium shop in force. Choose from the swift and heavy-firing ISU-122S, the armored and speedy Rudy, the credit-hauling Victory, or the speed demon BT-SV. Can’t choose? Grab all four in one…   [ далее ]

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Battle Amongst “Mayan Ruins” 2017-05-18 18:00:00 / News Overgrown jungles, ancient pyramids, and waterfalls are just a few of the landmarks that you’ll find on the new “Mayan Ruins” map. When it’s added to the Random Battle and Supremacy queues, this summer map will be a battleground for tier III and higher.   Heavy tanks…   [ далее ]

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Dev Q&A on New Equipment 2017-05-17 16:00:00 / News The Equipment system introduced in Update 3.8 has been a controversial topic in the community. The dev team shared this Q&A in an attempt to clear up some questions regarding the system, and so we’re passing it on to you. Update 3.8 brought a new vehicle…   [ далее ]

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We all know that the Russian tanks get exported everywhere, but sometimes they pop up at unexpected places. This is a T-80U tank, one of the best MBTs the Soviet Union had. Only, it’s not in Soviet Service – it’s in South Korea! 33 vehicles of this type were given by Russia to South Korea…   [ далее ]

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Give Your Tanks a Premium Boost 2017-05-15 17:00:00 / Events Save on turning select tech tree tanks into Premium vehicles for increased earning! Begins May 15, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET)Ends May 22, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET) Discounts Permanent Enrichment Ferdinand 19,500 → 13,650 30% Discount M4A3E8 Sherman 9,200 → 4,600 50% Discount Pz.VI 14,700 → 8,085 45% Discount Indien Panzer 20,600 → 12,360 40% Discount 8 Source link.

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The T-64 tank series is known for being the “internal” Soviet tank (while everyone else got various T-72s). That does not, however, mean that these tanks were only stationed in the Soviet Union. These photos were taken in in 1985. This T-64A belonged to the 32nd Guards Tank Division, located at the time in East…   [ далее ]

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Check this out. The source of this is the American Journal of Military Ordnance, more than 2 decades old. It’s amazing what you can find in the old sources. Very special thanks to Captain Nemo for this one. This is a proposed AA variant of the Abrams MBT, equipped with two 35mm Bushmaster Mk.III cannons…   [ далее ]

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