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AGS17

 

 

TYPE:

Launcher

DESCRIPTION:

30mm AGS-17 Plamya Grenade Launcher

PRICE:

Upon request

PACKING:

Ex-Works

 

 
30mm ags-17 plamya grenade launcher

 

 

 

 

 

 

AGS-17 Plamya

 

 

Type & Operation:
Automatic Grenade Launcher (AGL), air-cooled, blowback operated firing from open bolt.

Calibre & Ammunition:
30x29B VOG-17A, VOG-17M & VOG-30 (improved) fragmentation antipersonnel grenades - lethal damage/kill zone radius of about 7-9 meters.

Capacity & Feed:
Belt feed from non-disintegrating 29 rounds steel belts in drum.

Dimensions:
840mm (O/A length)

Weights:
18kg (gun), 12kg (tripod), 14kg (linked belt drum), 0.35kg (1x round), 0.275kg (projectile)

Sights:
Standard sight is 2.7X magnification PAG-17 optical.

Rate of fire:
350-400 rounds/minute

Muzzle Velocity & Speed:
185 m/S

Range:
800m (point targets), 1700m (maximum)

Versions:
AGS-17, AG-17A (heliborne version)
 

Technical description:
The AGS-17 "Plamya" (eng="flame") can be carried in a special backpack which allows a complete weapon to be transported "on foot" by two men while a third carry ammunition.

History:
Inspired from US. Automatic Grenade Launchers during the Vietnam war, development of the AGS-17 (Avtomatischeskyi Granatmyot Stankovyi - Automatic Grenade launcher) begun in the USSR during in 1967 - by the OKB-16 design bureau (now known as KBP - Instrument Design Bureau located in Tula).

First prototypes of new weapon entered trials in 1969, and mass production commenced in 1971. At the same timeframe, a special heliborne version AGS-17 was developed for installation in Mi-24 "Hind" gunship helicopters.

 

 

 

 

 

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