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A-IX-2 (or hexal) is a Russian explosive used in modern Russian military shells. It consists of 73% RDX with 23% aluminum powder, phlegmatized with 4% wax and It has a Relative effectiveness factor of 1.54.[1]

It has been in use since WWII by the Red Army.


  1. ^ "Explosive Weapons: Final Report" (PDF). www.gichd.org. February 2017. pp. 82–83. Retrieved 9 May 2017. 

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