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AGS-17
30 mm mounted automatic grenade launcher

The 30mm AGS-17 mounted automatic grenade launcher is designed to engage enemy manpower and fire weapons located outside the shelters, in open trenches and behind natural terrain features (in gullies, ravines, on reverse slopes of hills).

The AGS-17 fires the 30mm VOG-17M and VOG-30 with fragmentation grenades fitted with a nose instantaneous fuze, which operates on target impact.

The grenade launcher is fitted with a 2.7x magnification PAG-17 optical sight.

Main characteristics
Caliber, mm
30
Muzzle velocity, m/s
185
Weight with mount and sight, kg
31
Mount weight, kg
12
Rate of fire, not less than, rds/min:
automatic fire,
420
single-shot fire
50-100
Sighting range of fire, m
1700
Ammunition box weight (loaded), kg
14,5