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How To Get Nukes In War Thunder

Check out this guide to know how you can get Nukes and instantly win any battles against your enemies in War Thunder.

If you are wondering how to get Nukes in War Thunder and toss the battle in your favor instantly, then don’t worry we have got you covered. The New Power update in War Thunder introduced players to many changes to visual effects, game progression, and combat rework and it also surprised players with the inclusion of Nuclear Weapons. Initially, the weapons were made available in the Ground Realistic Battle mode in the game. Although there are some requirements you will have to meet to have the ability to call in a Nuke airstrike in War Thunder. Check out this guide further to know more about it.

How to Get Nukes in War Thunder

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To unlock and get Nukes in War Thunder, players will have to either gather 15 Airstrike points or have 2500 Spawn points in Realistic Ground Battles. Players can collect Airstrike points by manual destruction of 20 enemy tanks or aircraft. Along with this players can also obtain them through scouting missions however using a Bomber aircraft in such a mission can exclude you from getting the points. It is also important to have a Battle Rating of at least 6 to call up an airstrike with Nuclear armaments. Here is a list of all the available Nuclear aircraft according to your Battle Rating in War Thunder:

  • Battle Rating 6.0 to 7.7: Tu-4 or B-29A-BN
  • Battle Rating 7.7 to 9.0: IL-28 or Canberra B Mk 6
  • Battle Rating 9.3+: Su-7BKL or Jaguar A

There are four different Nukes that players can use in War Thunder namely Mark 6, Mark 7, AN-52, and RDS-4. Once you meet all the requirements you will get the aircraft according to your Battle Rating. Players will then have to fly into the battle zone to deploy the bomb accordingly. After which the nuclear bomb has a significant destruction radius which ends the battle quickly making your side the winner. It is worth mentioning that Nukes are unavailable in War Thunder when there are Helicopters in battles.

That’s everything covered on how to get Nukes in War Thunder. If you want to know the best aircraft you can use in the game, check out our Planes Tier List to know more, and for more guides like these look out for our War Thunder section, right here on Gamer Tweak.