The optical sight MAG-17 is designed for placing on the automatic grenade launcher AGS-17 and can be operated at open air temperatures from -50 C to +50 C. This sight provides aiming of the automatic grenade launcher.
AGS-17 is for direct fire and from covering position. If the target sizes are known, the distance to the target can be definded.
This sight includes an angle measuring mechanism and the mechanism of elevating angles for aiming of horizontal and vertical plane. For operation at night, there is illumination for the aiming scale and scales of the guidance mechanism. The sight scale includes the scales for aiming angles and for sight corrections.