Object Title

Centrefire self-loading magazine grenade discharger - AGS 17

Centrefire self-loading magazine grenade discharger - AGS 17

Date

1984

Object Number

XIX.837

Provenance

Presented by MOD via MAADIE from captured Iraqi material from the Gulf War 1991, 10 December 1991. See Iraqi file

Physical Description

The weapon is supported on a steel tripod. On the top of the breech is a brass plate engraved with range tables. The tripod is slightly rusty and the whole weapon system is caked in Iraqi sand. Stamped on the top of the reciever is the date of manufacture and a cyrillic serial number

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 84 cm., Barrel length: 29 cm. Weight: Weapon: 18 kg., With tripod: 35 kg.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number CT 991

Calibre

30 mm

Associations

Places Russia

Notes

This weapon has been declared FFE (free from explosives) by the Army Ordnance Corps, 20th November 1991. For document see Iraqi file.