Vladimir Putin, missing the good old days, felt compelled to intervene. Coupled with watching the West effect regime change in various places around the world, is it possible that Putin hoped to cause just that in Ukraine?
This was the best weapon to shoot. One of the best times I had was a live firing exercise in Israel, with this weapon. But it was a bear to hump and had to be carried in pieces. The tripod alone is over 40 lbs.