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AGS-17 Plamya

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AGS-17 "Plamya" on tripod - 30x29mm

The AGS-17 Plamya (Russian: Пламя, Flame) is a Soviet automatic grenade launcher, developed in the late 1960s by KBP Instrument Design Bureau and in wide use today. It is designed to be used in an infantry support role, either mounted on a tripod or on vehicles.


(1967-1995) (AGS-17 "Plamya")

(1995-Present) (AGS-30)

Type: Automatic grenade launcher

Caliber: 30x29mm

Weight: 68.3 lbs (31 kg) (AGS-17 Plamya), 35.2 lbs (16 kg) (AGS-30)

Length: 33.1 in (84 cm) (AGS-17 Plamya), 45.8 in (116.5 cm) (AGS-30)

Capacity: 29 round drum

Fire Modes: Fully Automatic (400 rounds per minute)

The AGS-17 "Plamya" and AGS-30 grenade launchers can be seen in the following films used by the following actors:



Title Actor Character Note Date
Afghan Breakdown Michele Placido Major Bandura 1991
Afghan Breakdown Nikolai Ustinov Pvt. Onisimov 1991
Loaded with Death (Zaryazhennye smertyu) Artur Nishchenkin "Kid" 1991
Checkpoint (Blokpost) Andrey Krasko Iliych 1998
9th Company Soviet paratroopers 2005


Show Title / Episode Actor Character Notation Air Date
The Storm Gate Russian Soldiers 2006
I Have The Honor! (Chest Imeyu!) Russian paratroopers 2004
Purgatory (Chistilishche) Foreign fighters and Russian soldiers 1998
Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei Mounted on a helicopter 1996-????

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Mods Notation Release Date
Ghost Recon: Island Thunder AGS has unlimited ammo 2003
The 9th Company Roots of Terror AGS 2008


AGS-30 on tripod - 30x29mm
AGS-30 on tripod - 30x29mm

The AGS-30 is the upgraded version of the AGS-17. It is significantly lighter than its predecessor at 16 kg (35.2 lbs) and has an upgraded blowback action. It has been in service since 1995.

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Mods Notation Release Date
ArmA: Armed Assault mounted on UAZ-469 2007
ArmA II 2010
Escape from Tarkov mounted on tripod on "Rezerv" map; added in patch patch (2019) 2016
Call to Arms 2018

See Also

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