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The AGS-17thumb|link=File:Hi.jpg (Avtomaticheskiy Granatomyot Stankovyi - Automatic Grenade launcher, Mounted) Plamya (Russian: Пламя; Flame) is a Soviet-designed automatic grenade launcher in service worldwide.The AGS-17 is a heavy infantry support weapon designed to operate from a tripod or mounted on an installation or vehicle. The AGS-17 fires 30 mm grenades in either direct or indirect fire to provide suppressive and lethal fire support against soft skinned or fortified targets.

The weapon uses a blowback mechanism to sustain operation. Rounds are fired through a removable (to reduce barrel stress) rifled barrel.The standard metal ammunition box contains 30 linked rounds.The tripod is equipped with fine levelling gear for indirect fire trajectories.

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