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I like to call this picture “Soon”. This is the BMD-1 hydraulic suspension that can elevate and lower the vehicle. The Soviet BMD-1 is a paratrooper counterpart to the BMP-1 IFV – it’s smaller, lighter but packs the same punch in the form of a 73mm gun and Malyutka guided missiles. The vehicle is lowered…   [ далее ]

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Discounts on Unlocking Modules 2017-02-21 20:00:00 / Events We’re knocking down the Gold cost of unlocking modules to celebrate the release of Update 3.6! Unlocking all the modules on a vehicle and the ones after it on the tree will earn your vehicle “Elite” status, allowing you to convert its XP into Free XP (with…   [ далее ]

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Update 3.6 Notes and Details 2017-02-21 19:00:00 / News New tanks, an opportunity to be generous, and a way to earn more Credits arrive in Update 3.6! New Content New French Line Charge the enemy in an all-new line of French tanks. More Details Vehicle Enrichment Improve Credit earnings on your favorite tanks. More Details…   [ далее ]

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This is the Polish TKS-D tankette, the heaviest of the TKS series. Tankettes as a whole were a fad in the 1920s and early 1930s – they were marginally protected (anything heavier than standard rifle bullets would go right through) but they could carry a machine gun and – most importantly – were really cheap…   [ далее ]

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Gift Store Opening for Business 2017-02-20 17:00:00 / News After Update 3.6 launches (but before Update 3.7), we’ll be opening the Gift Store, a place for buying and sending Gold or Premium vehicles to friends or Clanmates. You can access it from either the game client or the World of Tanks Blitz website, so it’s…   [ далее ]

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Gameplay Adjustments for Medium tanks 2017-02-20 19:00:00 / News As announced earlier, adjustments are coming to high-tier medium tanks to promote better game balance and allow other classes to have more influence in battle, and come after collecting player feedback and play data. Why was penetration reduced? Many high-tier medium tanks outperform heavy tanks in…   [ далее ]

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Gift Store Opening for Business 2017-02-20 17:00:00 / News After Update 3.6 launches (but before Update 3.7), we’ll be opening the Gift Store, a place for buying and sending Gold or Premium vehicles to friends or Clanmates. You can access it from either the game client or the World of Tanks Blitz website, so it’s…   [ далее ]

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Ever wondered how Chieftain 800 looks without armor? Thanks to Listy for the picture! Chieftain 800 is an improved version of the Chieftain from the 1980s. They basically kitted a standard Chief with Chobham armor and gave it a more powerful engine. Only prototypes were built. If you are interested, I wrote more about it…   [ далее ]

Published by Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Picture of the Day – 20.2.2017
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This is an Italian CV-33 tankette, captured by the Ethiopians during the Second Italo-Abyssinian War (1935-1936). The picture is apparently from 1935. Dreaming of a colonial empire like the other European powers had, fascist Italy invaded Ethiopia and annexed after a bloody struggle that left tens of thousands of dead and up to two hundred…   [ далее ]

Published by Feldfebel Glinka Comments Off on Picture of the Day – 19.2.2017
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This is an American M3 Halftrack in Irish service, converted to a tank destroyer by carrying French SS.11 missiles. SS.11 – as its archaic shape suggests – was a first generation ATGM. It was really massive and unwieldy, but it was very effective. It was mostly used in combat by Israel – but it was…   [ далее ]

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The SU-122-44 Returns! 2017-02-17 17:00:00 / Premium Shop The SU-122-44 might seem like your run-of-the-mill tank destroyer, but it’s surprisingly mobile. Just don’t charge solo into battle! You’ll also want to rethink being a sniper due to its low camo and depression stats. Instead, use that mobility to support your team’s front line or fall…   [ далее ]

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New Tier X Legendary Camo 2017-02-17 18:00:00 / Events When Update 3.6 drops later this month, you’ll find new camouflage options for select tier X tanks. The STB-1, AMX 50 B, T110E5, and IS-7 get new Legendary camo, unlocked with Gold.  But there’s no expiration date for this offer; these skins are available permanently! Don’t…   [ далее ]

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Changes to Battle Chat 2017-02-17 18:00:00 / News We know that communication with teammates is crucial in battle, but the current chat system often gets used for not-so-great reasons: destroyed allies disclosing positions to the enemy team, opponents harassing you, and so on. To avoid this ongoing abuse of the system, the following changes come…   [ далее ]

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A destroyed Chinese Type 62 with a Vietnamese soldier, Sino-Vietnamese war of 1979. The Type 62 Light Tank was basically a smaller and lighter Type 62. Armed with an 85mm gun, it wasn’t really a match for even old MBTs or LTs, but it could go where MBTs could not, which was especially valuable in…   [ далее ]

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Increase Earnings of Your Favorite Vehicle 2017-02-16 19:00:00 / News If you have a favorite researchable vehicle, what’s left to do after unlocking the modules and making it Elite? Maybe you wish it earned more Credits. Update 3.6 has an all-new feature we call “Vehicle Enrichment,” which will increase tech tree vehicles’ Credit earnings. Find…   [ далее ]

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Prices Slashed on Vehicles 2017-02-16 18:00:00 / Events Save on American and German steel this weekend with sizable discounts on select mid- and high-tier vehicles! A tier X discount makes those tanks easier to add to your Garage. Plus, a repeatable mission will help you get extra XP with ’em! Begins February 17, 03:00 PT /…   [ далее ]

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Here’s another interesting picture I collected. This time from Syria, 2016. This is something pretty strange. What you have here is 100mm KS-19 AA gun on Kvadrat chassis. Never heard of either? I am not surprised – it’s a really strange combination. KS-19 is an ancient Soviet 100mm anti aircraft gun. Built between 1947 and…   [ далее ]

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The French are Coming 2017-02-15 20:00:00 / News A French tech tree line comes in Update 3.6, and we’ve got the lowdown. Renault FT (Tier I) If the FT looks familiar, it’s because it’s the predecessor of the USSR MS-1. It also has the honor of being the first tank in what we’d consider a…   [ далее ]

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This is the SMK experimental multi-turret heavy tank, captured by the Finns during the Winter War in Karelia. The SMK designation stands for “Sergey Mironovich Kirov” – the tank (as well as for example the famous Kirov tank factory in Leningrad) was named after one of the prominent Bolshevik leaders. A single prototype was built…   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, during the last two years, I collected a bunch of interesting and/or rare pictures from various sources (usually Yuri Pasholok blog, the LJ pages I am following and several other places) for the purpose of Armored Warfare articles. Since I didn’t get to use most of them, I might as well share them…   [ далее ]

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Blaze WZ and Glacial 112 Tips 2017-02-13 18:00:00 / News Our “New Moon” event introduced two the Blaze WZ and the Glacial 112. While the earning stage is over, there’s still time to complete unfinished stages for Gold and get yourself one of these tanks. Here’s a few tips from our staff on how to…   [ далее ]

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SU-76I Ice Claw Storms In 2017-02-12 19:00:00 / Events We’re bringing back the player favorite SU-76I Ice Claw for little bit, so now’s the time to pick up a tank destroyer that’ll freeze your enemies in their tracks. The tier III Ice Claw dishes damage and shrugs it off thanks to its capable armor —…   [ далее ]

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Valentine's Day Missions 2017-02-12 17:00:00 / Events Put down the flowers and chocolate and grab your favorite Blitz-compatible device — it’s a special Valentine’s Day event! In addition to discounts on Premium vehicles and Premium time, we’re offering two repeatable missions that’ll earn you bonus XP and Crew XP! Begins February 13, 03:00 PT / 06:00 ETEnds February 16,…   [ далее ]

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Save on Regular Vehicles This Weekend 2017-02-09 19:00:00 / Events It’s a good weekend to explore the upper tiers and expand your Garage. Check out great discounts and an XP-earning mission for select tier X vehicles! Begins February 10, 03:00 PT / 06:00 ETEnds February 13, 03:00 PT / 06:00 ET Discounts Regular USA and German Light Tanks,…   [ далее ]

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Android Update Issue 2017-02-08 16:55:18 / News We accidentally released an early version of Update 3.6 for Android devices via Google Play. If you’ve updated your client, you won’t be able to connect to the live Blitz server. We’re working hard right now to release a patch that should bring back functionality to the Android…   [ далее ]

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Big Game Bundle and Discounts 2017-02-04 17:00:00 / Events The best of the best square off this weekend, and we want you to take the field in the T34 Independence! The thick turret armor acts like a helmet to keep you safe, but it works best in a hull-down position. The T34 Independence’s gun slings…   [ далее ]

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Watching the Big Game on Sunday? 2017-02-04 17:00:00 / News This weekend, TANKS RULE! If you’re watching the big game, keep your eyes open during the commercials! Source link.

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Big XP Bonuses 2017-02-02 18:00:00 / Events Start February with a bang by getting your Garage in order with Crew and slot discounts, plus bonus XP on your first win! Begins February 3, 03:00 PT / 06:00 ETEnds February 6, 03:00 PT / 06:00 ET XP First Win Bonus Discounts Crew Training to 100% 30% Gold Discount Crew Skill Reset…   [ далее ]

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You'll Love These Bundles 2017-02-02 19:00:00 / Premium Shop Three classic tanks return in two discounted bundles for Valentine’s Day. Who needs flowers when you’ve got firepower? Begins February 3, 02:00 PT / 05:00 ETEnds February 17, 01:00 PT / 04:00 ET My Sweet Valentine! – $9.99 40% Off! Valentine II Garage Slot 3 Days of Premium Time…   [ далее ]

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The Final Issue of 'Roll Out!" 2017-02-01 18:00:00 / News World of Tanks: Roll Out! is an original WWII tank combat tale from Wargaming and Dark Horse Comics. Roll Out! comes to its dramatic conclusion in issue five, “We Are but Warriors for the Working Day.” The crew of the Snakebite battles through the Invasion of…   [ далее ]

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Tankopedia Improvements in Blitz Assistant 1.9 2017-01-31 18:00:00 / News In the recently-updated Blitz Assistant app, you’ll find an overhauled Tankopedia where you can easily compare tanks and their configurations. Want to know what loadouts give you the advantage? Blitz Assistant has you covered. Download        Screenshots                …   [ далее ]

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Hello everyone, Just thought I’d write down a few thoughts about what a “dead game” is. Lately, I’ve seen various players (including streamers) mention that World of Tanks is dead and same goes for Armored Warfare. At first glance, it’s an obvious nonsense for both games. World of Tanks still has, to my knowledge, 100k…   [ далее ]

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Meet the Tanks of New Moon 2017-01-28 00:00:00 / News Our New Moon marathon event gives you the chance to earn one of two exciting Premium vehicles: a tier VIII Chinese heavy tank and a tier VII hybrid tank destroyer! Complete both event stage paths and you can get both in your Garage. Blaze WZ…   [ далее ]

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Bonus XP for Lunar New Year 2017-01-26 17:00:00 / Events We’re doubling up on Lunar New Year festivities this weekend: earn bonus XP, grab serious discounts, and work your way to earning a Premium tank in the “New Moon” marathon! Begins January 27, 03:00 PT / 06:00 ETEnds January 30, 03:00 PT / 06:00 ET XP First…   [ далее ]

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Rock Your Blitz Bowl Camo 2017-01-25 18:00:00 / Events The Blitz Bowl is here and you can wear your team colors. There’s four teams to choose from: the Deadrail Trackers, the Mirage Phantoms, the Blitz Brawlers, and the Rockfield Rackers. Read on for details on how to use these team camo patterns! Begins January 25, 16:00 PT…   [ далее ]

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Earn Two Chinese Premium Tanks in "New Moon" 2017-01-25 12:00:00 / News Beginning February 27, you can earn one of two new Premium tanks as part the New Moon marathon event. Like past marathon events, you’ll have to complete a series of stages to earn a tank, but after the third stage, you’ll have a…   [ далее ]

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Grab the Latest Issue of World of Tanks Magazine! 2016-10-21 16:00:00 / Announcements In Issue 5, we’re shining a spotlight on some of the most well-known tanks and classes in World of Tanks and the real world. We’ll uncover the mysteries of the Ferdinand, find out what happened to heavy tanks after the war, and…   [ далее ]

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"Roll Out" Issue 2 Available Soon 2016-10-26 17:00:00 / News World of Tanks: Roll Out! is an original WWII tank combat tale from Wargaming and Dark Horse. The intense confrontation between Second Lieutenant Linnet’s “Snakebite” and Hauptmann Kraft’s Panther continues with Issue #2, which is available beginning November 2. The Panther tanks of Panzerabteilung 130…   [ далее ]

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Server Maintenance and Update 3.3.1 2016-11-02 17:15:06 / News We released a server update early this morning to address some of the issues that arose following the release of Update 3.3, including: Login problems Battle queue errors If you’re still experiencing either of the two issues listed above, please submit a support ticket. We’re aware…   [ далее ]

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