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152-mm ML-20

Country of Origin: Russia


The ML-20 is an obsolete 152-mm gun/howitzer almost completely replaced in the Russian ground forces by the D-20 (M1955).

The ML-20 uses the same carriage as the A-19 (M1931/M1937) 122-mm Corps Gun, but has a shorter barrel with a multi-slotted muzzle brake.

The recoil mechanism is mounted below the barrel, which is balanced by twin equilibrators that stand just ahead of the small shield. The riveted, box-section split trail is carried by a two-wheel limber during travel and...

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