ML-20 in Batey ha-Osef Museum, Israel.

ML-20 in Batey ha-Osef Museum, Israel. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

ML-20 152mm Soviet Howitzer – ACE

ML-20 152mm Soviet Howitzer - ACE 72227

ML-20 152mm Soviet Howitzer – ACE 72227

152mm gun-howitzer ML-20. The ML-20, was a Soviet gun-howitzer, officially designated 152,4 mm gun-howitzer model 1937. The gun was successfully used in the World War II, remained in service for a long time after the end of the war. The gun was in production in 1937-47. A total of 6,884 pieces were manufactured. Additional 3,242 ML-20S guns with shorter barrel were produced for the ISU-152 SPG. Though heavy, it proved itself a potent weapon on the battlefield and some captured guns employed by the Germans. In some countries in Asia and Africa the gun is still in service.