War Thunder Sky Guardians update will include Pantsir-S1

The recent announcement by War Thunder to include AH-6M Little Bird has followed another addition of Pantsir-S1, a surface-to-air missile and artillery system.

Pantsir-S1 is a new proliferation in War Thunder, which will be added to the game with the upcoming Sky Guardian War Thunder update. It is a new anti-aircraft vehicle with a mid-range detection radar, 12 effective surface-to-air missiles, and rapid-fire 30-mm cannons with HE and AP belts.

As per the War Thunder official article, Pantsir-S1 is well positioned for protecting a large number of troops by its mere presence. 96K6 is able to hunt down any aircraft in almost all altitudes. It is well combined with a quick determining radar, which swiftly launches an attack toward an aircraft.

Features of 96K6 Pantsir-S1: The Ultimatum

  • Missiles and automatic cannons
  • Able to attack up to 4 targets simultaneously
  • Huge munition load
  • Very High Profile
  • Poor Connection
  • Pair of twin-barreled 30-mm cannons
  • 5,000 rounds per minute

Pantsir-S1 is undoubtedly one of the most advanced anti-aircraft systems in the game. It will appear in War Thunder with the release of the Sky Guardians major update, which is almost completed by the dev team. The update is coming soon, and the new devblogs will come sooner!

However, War Thunder is not immune to all attacks. There are a few limitations of 96K6 Pantsir-S1. As the missile system is embedded in a truck, which makes the vehicle one of the heaviest among all. This causes problems when driving off-road. In addition, the tall specification makes it visible from distance, making it vulnerable to machine guns.


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