As reported by Censor.NET
, the drills were held in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in the Donbas, far from the contact line. Artillery units formed of seasoned soldiers and contract newbies were firing 100 mm Rapiras. Gunmen call this weapon 'sniper.'
"We want people to get used to this weapon so that they are not scared and shaking. They need to feel comfortable near the weapon when shooting, at redeployment, and during any use of it," soldier of the 53rd brigade Oleksandr Sovrai says.