What does VX stand for?

What does VX mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: VX.

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VX

Air Test and Evaluation Squadron

Governmental » Military

   
VX

Vialog Corporation

Business » AMEX Symbols

   
VX

Virtual Experience Corporation

Business » Firms

   
VX

Version number x

Computing » Software

   
VX

Visual Xpression

Computing » Software

   
Vx

Best angle of climb Velocity

Miscellaneous » Aircraft & Aviation

   
VX

Naval Air Testing Squadron

Governmental » Military

   
VX

Naval Air Testing Squadron

Governmental » NASA

   
VX

Velocity along the X-axis (horizontal)

Governmental » NASA

   
VX

Tata Safari VX car

Business » Products

   
VX

Nerve Agent (O-Ethyl S-Di-IsopropylAminomethyl MethylPhosphonoThiolate)

Governmental » Military

   
VX

Vaccine for cat or dog

Medical » Veterinary

   

What does VX mean?

VX
VX, IUPAC name O-ethyl S-[2-ethyl] methylphosphonothioate, is an extremely toxic substance that has no known uses except in chemical warfare as a nerve agent. As a chemical weapon, it is classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations in UN Resolution 687. The production and stockpiling of VX was outlawed by the Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993. The VX nerve agent is the best-known of the V-series of nerve agents and is considered an area denial weapon due to its physical properties.

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