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Keep Shootin' and Bring a Hat 2017-07-24 16:00:00 / Premium Shop The FCM 36 Pak 40 tank destroyer directs accurate, powerful fire, but you’ll want to keep it at a safe distance — the open-top superstructure won’t keep you well protected, so don’t get too close. Begins July 24, 03:00 PT (06:00 ET) Ends July 31, 02:55 PT (05:55…   [ далее ]

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More XP This Weekend 2017-07-20 16:00:00 / Events Stock up on discounted Provisions and consumables! Begins July 21, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET)Ends July 24, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET) XP First Win Bonus Discounts All Provisions 20% Credit DiscountAll Consumables 20% Credit Discount Crew Skill Reset (Skill Grade 1 – 6) 50% Gold Discount Source link.

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Update 4.0: Rating Battles 2017-07-14 17:00:00 / News Sometimes someone just makes mincemeat of your tank, and you can’t really blame it on “random” matchmaking. In rating battles, you will face only suitable opponents. Victories are worth a lot, and preceded by tons of challenge. Welcome To “Rating Battles!” How Do I Participate? To join…   [ далее ]

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Welcome to the Clan Hall of Fame 2017-07-19 00:00:00 / News Winning in a tournament is cool, but unless you’ve made world history, will your victory be remembered the week after? Chances are you’d prefer a constant stream of success and proof you and your team is the best. Update 4.0 marks the beginning of…   [ далее ]

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Twister Season is Officially Open 2017-07-19 00:00:00 / News World of Tanks Blitz now has “rating battles” and new tournaments that give out “Cups” as rewards. Both offer a chance to move up in the Hall of Fame. On top of that is the Twister season, a lead-up event to the grand Blitz Twister Cup…   [ далее ]

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Update 4.0 Notes 2017-07-18 17:00:00 / News Server Downtime July 18, 12:00 PT (15:00 ET) – 17:00 PT (20:00 ET) Times are approximate Full Release Notes New Content Rating battles/rating system: A new battle type with a separate queue is available for players in Tier IX-X vehiclesIn Rating battles, players will earn or lose rating…   [ далее ]

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Update 4.0: New French Tank Destroyers 2017-07-17 18:00:00 / News The French Tech Tree gets fresh forces in Update 4.0: nine brand-new tank destroyers! These dangerous machines can’t wait to start battling. While they’re getting ready, let’s take a closer look: The appearance and design of these machines from the beginning to the middle of…   [ далее ]

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Jul

Suicide Tanks

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On the modern battlefield (as in, the assymetrical battlefield of Syria or Iraq versus snackbars), there are few things dreaded as much as the VBIEDs (Vehicle Borne Improved Explosive Devices) or SVBIEDs (where the S stands for suicide). In other words, suicide vehicle bombs. These can take a form of pretty much anything from standard…   [ далее ]

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Update 4.0: Rating Battles 2017-07-14 17:00:00 / News Sometimes someone just makes mincemeat of your tank, and you can’t really blame it on “random” matchmaking. In rating battles, you will face only suitable opponents. Victories are worth a lot, and preceded by tons of challenge. Welcome To “Rating Battles!” How Do I Participate? To join…   [ далее ]

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Bonus XP Weekend 2017-07-13 16:00:00 / Events Discounts on French vehicles, too! Begins July 14, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET)Ends July 17, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET) XP First Win Bonus Discounts Regular French Vehicles, Tiers VI-VII 30% Credit DiscountRegular French Vehicles, Tiers VIII-X 15% Credit Discount Source link.

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Fort Despair's Overhaul 2017-07-13 17:00:00 / News   On the new Fort Despair, much of the volume and placement of vegetation was changed. In some places, the number of bushes became fewer; in others, thicker, and much of it placed at positions that are more convenient. For example, it’s now easier to hide on the…   [ далее ]

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This is what happens when you drive a Leopard 2 over a mine. Canadian Leopard 2 that is, deployed in Afghanistan. Source link.

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Another quickie. This is a hybrid tak – M60A2 “Starship” turret with M48-series hull. How or why? No idea. I assume it was made for some training purposes or as a target for a gunnery range from spare parts. Source link.

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One of the most versatile armored vehicles of our age is the BMP. There are literally hundreds of variants, sub-variants and field mods, most of them one-off or really obscure. This is a BMP from Nagorny Karabakh, 1990. Notice the elevated Malyutka ATGM launcher. I have no idea whether this is a functional launching system…   [ далее ]

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Transfer Your Account to the EU or Arabian Servers 2017-07-03 14:00:00 / News    الرجاء النقر هنا لقراءة هذا المقال باللغة العربية Are you a EU/Arabian region player with an account on the North America server of World of Tanks Blitz?  Normally when you change server, your progress is lost. However, thanks to growing demand…   [ далее ]

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So, there are Terminators in Syria now. At least two of them. For those who don’t know what I am talking about, a “Terminator” is a generally used name for the Russian BMPT-series vehicles. Basically it’s a tank chassis with an unmanned turret on top, usually armed with autocannons and missiles. While the missiles can…   [ далее ]

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THE BLITZ TREASURE HUNT IS ON! 2017-06-30 18:00:00 / Events Wherever you go this summer, treasures are hidden nearby. No, you don’t need to pace around a field with a metal detector in your hands or dive to the bottom of the ocean — just log into World of Tanks Blitz every day, complete tasks,…   [ далее ]

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Author: Captian Nemo When you run out of books. Whats next? When you run out of books. What’s next? It is a question I have seen come up many times in the last 4 years. What do you do? Where do you go and who do you turn to? One of two things happens… you…   [ далее ]

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Big Discount Weekend 2017-06-29 17:00:00 / Events It’s all about discounts this weekend — take advantage and save some dough! Begins June 30, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET)Ends July 3, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET) Discounts Instant Upgrade Module Unlock 25% Gold Discount Crew Training to 100% for Tiers II-VII 30% Gold DiscountCrew Training to 100% for Tiers VIII-X 50% Gold Discount Crew Skill Reset (Skill…   [ далее ]

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Good Players Get Rewards 2017-06-27 19:13:38 / News We’re continuing our efforts to reward players who are a positive part of our community and punish those that are repeat offenders. A total of 1,687 strikes were given from February through April for chat, game, and forum violations. Despite that, the majority of our players continue…   [ далее ]

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Start Off Right 2017-06-28 16:00:00 / Premium Shop Whether you’re just beginning your battling career in Blitz or just want to pick up some discounted Slots and Credits, the Beginner’s Pack has you covered! Begins June 29, 03:00 PT (06:00 ET)Ends July 11, 02:00 PT (05:00 ET) Beginner’s Pack – $9.99 5 Garage Slots 3 Days of Premium Time…   [ далее ]

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Celebrate Blitz's Birthday 2017-06-26 11:00:00 / Events We’re giving gifts for Blitz’s birthday! All you have to do to get ‘em is play a single battle between the times listed below. Begins June 26, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET)Ends July 3, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET) Play a battle and receive: M3 Light & Garage Slot T7…   [ далее ]

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As you can see, tanks can lose traction just as easily. This T-72B driver during a military parade training yesterday in Minsk learned the hard way. Source link.

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Blitz Birthday Bash 2017-06-22 18:00:00 / Events It’s Blitz’s birthday, so we’re handing out x5 XP bonuses like they were party favors. Plus, plenty of discounts including half off Provisions, and Consumables.  Begins June 23, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET)Ends June 27, 04:00 PT (07:00 ET) XP First Win Bonus Discounts Regular Vehicles, Tiers VIII-X* 15% Credit Discount *Except…   [ далее ]

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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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Jun

Nimrod

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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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