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More than 13,500 were made during World War II.
The M1938 is mounted on a box-section trai1 fitted with a shield. The recoil system consists of a hydraulic buffer above the tube, and a hydropneumatic recuperator below it. The breechblock is a hinged screw type.
Transport weight of the M-30 was 3100kg and it was towed by 3-ton truck or by a six horse limber team, but often they were hauled by a Stalinets tractor. It was usually maned by a crew of eight men.