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That awkward feeling when you realize that most of the really cool stuff you have (exact Chieftain armor thickness, various modern armor schematics etc.) you can’t share for whatever reason :( Alright, something I can share then. A color photo of Japanese Type 97 Te-Ke tankette in China, 1941. For Chinese service, Japanese tanks were…   [ далее ]

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Module Unlock Discount 2017-04-11 17:00:00 / Events The “module unlock” option allows you to skip the grind of unlocking a vehicle’s modules, and for a limited time you’ll save 25%! Begins April 12, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ETEnds Apr. 19, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ET Discounts Module Unlock 25% Gold Discount Source link.

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Alright guys, something more amusing for you. Is this a fake? No sir, it’s a render of a project that actually really existed – a Leopard 1 hull with T-72 turret. Why? For the glory of Satan of course! Okay, not really. Basically, what happened was that after the German re-unification in 1990, the former…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, I am (partially) back, been sick whole week and only now it got a bit better (the day basically consisted of work and sleep) :) So, sorry for the delay. Here’s a nice photo (not sure where I got it from, maybe Yuri posted it somewhere) of an ISU-122 in Berlin from May…   [ далее ]

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Get x2 XP

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Get x2 XP 2017-04-06 17:00:00 / Events Set your sights on victory this weekend, because we’ve got two repeatable missions that reward you for winning on the battlefield! Begins April 7, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ETEnds Apr. 10, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ET Discounts 5 Garage Slots 1,000 → 800 20% Discount10 Garage Slots 1,800 → 1,260 30% Discount…   [ далее ]

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Lock Horns with the Ram II 2017-04-06 17:25:00 / Premium Shop The Ram II is a Canadian-built medium tank with a strong resemblance to a famous US tank. Despite similar looks, the Ram II has plenty of HP and thick front and side armor, giving it better survivability than the M4 Sherman. It also dishes…   [ далее ]

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Changes Coming to Equipment 2017-04-06 17:30:00 / News Update 3.8 introduces changes to equipment: how it functions, how it’s equipped, and the bonuses it provides. More details will come closer to the release of Update 3.8, but in the meantime, we have a short video of the new mechanics headed to Blitz. Source link.

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02
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Wurlitzer

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This time something from the WW2 era. This is “Wurlitzer”, a modified Churchill Gun Carrier. It has no gun as you can see, but what it does have are 50 Bangalore torpedo launch tubes. Bangalore torpedos are basically pipes with exposives in them, used to clear various obstacles from minefield over barbed wire to smaller…   [ далее ]

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Lead the Charge! 2017-04-01 15:00:00 / News With World of Tanks Blitz, we’ve never shied from doing things differently. Artillery? Who needs it. Cartoon tanks? Oh, yeah. 30-player matches? Do I look like I have an hour to kill? Once again, we’re grabbing the reins and leading the way for World of Tanks by introducing…   [ далее ]

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Good Behavior Rewards 2017-03-31 22:00:00 / News Last year, we improved our rules and violations policy by introducing rewards for good behavior and strikes for poor behavior. For the reward period lasting from November through January, positive members of our community far outnumbered those that received strikes for bad behavior. We continue to see fewer…   [ далее ]

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Goose Tales FAQ 2017-03-31 17:00:00 / News How Do I Get a Premium Tank? The M6A2E1 and M6A2E1 are earned in the following ways: Collect the required number of Pins and/or Twin Pins to complete special stages that will reward you with them Randomly receive them in a chest on the Goose Tales site Use…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, it’s not 1st of April yet so I think I can leave this actually serious French project here. This is a Panhard AML armored car with MARS turret by Hispano Suiza. A single prototype was built in the 1980s. The vehicle itself is not very remarkable, but the turret is. You see, despite…   [ далее ]

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Mar

Basra or Bust

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The allied operations in Iraq were not without losses. This is a photo of a destroyed Challenger 2 from the famous Basra incident. What Wikipedia says: 25 March 2003: A friendly fire (“blue-on-blue”) incident in Basra in which one Challenger 2 of the Black Watch Battlegroup (2nd Royal Tank Regiment) mistakenly engaged another Challenger 2…   [ далее ]

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XP Bonus Weekend 2017-03-30 17:00:00 / Events This week’s repeatable mission challenges you to dish out damage while winning a battle to earn Credits! Begins March 31, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ETEnds April 03, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ET XP First Win Bonus Discounts Equipment 30% Credit Discount Mission: Win a Battle Reward: 5,000 Use tier V-X vehicles Limit 10 times…   [ далее ]

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Meet the “Geese” 2017-03-30 17:30:00 / News The “Goose Tales” event offers players the chance to walk away with two new tanks: the M6A2E1 and M6A2E1 EXP. These tanks got their waterfowl nicknames because of their shapes and tenacity, but what are they really like? Both are American heavy tanks, but the M6A2E1 is tier…   [ далее ]

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Gear up with the "Tournament Warrior" bundle! 2017-03-30 16:00:00 / Premium Shop Grab a bundle that’ll help you deliver a knock-out victory after stepping into the ring. Our “Tournament Warrior” bundle comes packed with goodies at a serious 40% discount! Begins March 31, 03:00 PT / 06:00 ETEnds April 28, 02:00 PT / 05:00 ET Tournament Warrior – $29.99…   [ далее ]

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Win Premium Tanks in “Goose Tales” 2017-03-29 21:00:00 / Events It’s officially spring, which means it’s time for a new event to take flight – Goose Tales! Using missions and chests, work your way towards one of two American Premium tanks: the tier VII M6A2E1 or the tier VIII M6A2E1 EXP. Why “Goose Tales?” With…   [ далее ]

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The Tier III Terror of the T-127 2017-03-29 17:00:00 / Premium Shop Whether you’re a first time Premium tanker or just looking for some low-tier fun, the T-127 has you covered. This tier III light tank offers speed, protection, and firepower in a sweet little package. If you like running circles around your opponents and watching…   [ далее ]

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Dive in with "Ghost" Camo 2017-03-28 16:00:00 / Premium Shop “Ghost” camo is here until the release of the Update 3.8, so use it on your favorite vehicle and dive into battle! Disclaimer: Ghost camo doesn’t include thermoptic properties or allow you to hack into your opponents’ cyberbrains. Begins March 29, once Update 3.7 is released Tier…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, Another interesting thing for you today :) This is an unknown Israeli light tank, developed in parallel with the Merkava Mk.3 development, which puts it into the late 1980s. It was apparently developed as a cheaper alternative to the Merkava using existing technologies – the engine comes from the Azcharit, which itself was…   [ далее ]

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Your Sherman Gets New War Paint 2017-03-28 17:00:00 / Premium Shop US soldiers painted Tiger faces on the hulls of tanks during the Korean War in the hopes that they’d terrify superstitious enemies. It’s debatable if the practice was effective, but the results were definitely distinctive! Add this unique Legendary camo to your M4A3E8 Sherman,…   [ далее ]

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Update 3.7 Notes 2017-03-28 17:30:00 / News Improvements, rebalancing, and more in Update 3.7! New Content Improved Vehicle Balance Stat and HP adjustments to Premium and tech tree vehicles. More Details Tournament Tickets Gain access to special tournaments by earning tickets. New Camo Historical camo for the M4A3E8 Sherman and Ghost camo for every vehicle…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, I was just going through my picture folder and realized that this whole blog could be filled with interesting stuff going on in Syria and with various arcane vehicles that appear there randomly. It’s not the direction I want to take this blog, but from time to time, it doesn’t hurt. So, without…   [ далее ]

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Improved Vehicle Balance in Update 3.7 2017-03-27 18:00:00 / News We’re constantly reviewing game data and player feedback to ensure battles are as fair and fun as they should be. We’ve noticed the performance of some tanks was lagging behind their peers, so we’ve improved some stats for a more enjoyable experience. Read on for…   [ далее ]

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Hello guys! Okay, moving away from the Picture/Photo of the Day format because I couldn’t keep it up every day. Instead, I’ll just use normal titles. Even though, “normal”… okay. This photo shows a recently captured T-90A MBT, driven by snackbars (not sure who, I think it’s not ISIS but the “moderate heacutters” aka FSA,…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, Today, guntracks are commonly associated with islamist terrorists (aka snackbars), but one thing’s for certain, the middle eastern “engineering school” didn’t invent them. They were around even before the First World War. Even after the second world war, they were used by some first world armies. This is a guntruck of sorts, deployed…   [ далее ]

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Registration Tickets for Tournaments 2017-03-24 17:00:00 / News As part of our efforts to continue to improve our tournaments, we’ll be implementing a registration ticket system once Update 3.7 drops. What Are Tickets? Tickets are items that allow you to register in tournaments depending on the tournament level and tier of the ticket. While the…   [ далее ]

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Impeccable German Accuracy 2017-03-23 11:00:00 / Premium Shop German Precision! Now’s the time to choose between two great German tanks! The tier VIII Panther 8.8 is perfect for causing havok on your opponent’s flank — use it in a Platoon to keep your enemies on the defensive. Meanwhile, the VK 45.03 was a concept vehicle,…   [ далее ]

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Premium Vehicle Discounts 2017-03-06 20:10:57 / Events Discounts for Premium vehicles on the tech tree and Free XP conversions this weekend! Begins March 24, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ETEnds Mar. 27, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ET Discounts Premium Vehicles, Tiers V-VII 30% Gold Discount Module Unlock 25% Gold Discount Mission: Win a Battle Reward: 500 XP   Use tier V-X vehicles Limit 10 times…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone. Just briefly today. Bradley with British Rapier AA missiles. Because why not. If you have of any properly sourced info about this project, I’d love to hear it. Source link.

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“When you allahuakbar just right…” I’d say this is an Iraqi Abrams, destroyed by an IED. The destruction level was likely caused by an ammo explosion (the blowout panels are, well, blown out) and one roadwheel was torn from the suspension (that’s where the bomb likely exploded). Source link.

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Continuing with the photos of weird or at least lesser known tanks – check this out. This is the Spanish M60A3E1 Cristobita, a prototype upgrade for the aging M60A3 from the early 1990s. Three prototypes were built after the rejection of the expensive Lince program. It seems to just consist of spaced armor, maybe some…   [ далее ]

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The T-54 First Prototype Pops In 2017-03-20 17:00:00 / Premium Shop Don’t call it a comeback — the T-54 First Prototype has snuck into the Premium Shop for a few days. It’s a medium tank with armor and HP that lets it take a beating like a heavy tank! Begins March 20, 03:00 PT / 06:00…   [ далее ]

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Sorry for the sporadic updates, it’s been another tough week. This time, however, I do have a special picture for you, courtesy of Artem Gavrilov. Check this out. War in Syria, of course. The tank is probably a T-55 or some of its variant. Not important. Check the explosion (detail in lower left corner). What…   [ далее ]

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St. Patrick's Day Discounts 2017-03-15 18:00:00 / Events No snakes here, just missions and discounts!  Begins March 16, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ETEnds Mar. 20, 04:00 PT / 07:00 ET Discounts Crew Training to 100% 30% Gold Discount Crew Skill Reset (Skill Grade 1 – 6) 30% Gold Discount 3 Days of Premium Time 650 → 520 20% Discount7 Days of Premium Time 1,250 → 875…   [ далее ]

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Put Up Yer Dukes, It's Angry Connor 2017-03-15 16:00:00 / Premium Shop Angry Connor is back in Blitz and he’s angrier than ever. Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. With lucky shamrock camouflage and a barrel of his family’s special St. Patrick’s Day punch (a recipe passed down for generations, or so he claims),…   [ далее ]

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This is a Chieftain Mk.5 originally delivered to Iran and captured by Iraq in the 1980s during the Iran-Iraq war. The photo wouldn’t be that strange, only – it’s from last year from Basra. The Iraqi actually repaired it with the intention to use it in battle along with some more obsolete vehicles such as…   [ далее ]

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Celebrate K9 Veterans Day 2017-03-13 16:00:00 / News We’re excited to celebrate National K9 Veterans Day on March 13, the official birthday of the US Army K9 Corps. Formed in 1942, the K9 Corps allows thousands of dogs and their handlers to serve in the military with honor, dignity, valor, and the opportunity to protect…   [ далее ]

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This is one of the more interesting and less known Soviet contraptions – the 2S15 “Norov” tank destroyer. Basically it’s a product of the same school of thought as the 2S14 Zhalo-S – the idea was to put a powerful gun on a mass-produced light chassis to create a cheap and powerful tank destroyer. In…   [ далее ]

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Take an ugly personal car and add a machinegun. Oh, and make it Italian of course. What do you get? The OTO Melara Gorgona. The OTO R 2.5 Gorgona vehicle has been developed as a private venture by OTO Melara and was announced in 1982. Two versions wereoffered; an unarmed police model and a combat…   [ далее ]

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