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.

We've found a total of 16 definitions for VX:

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Air Test and Evaluation Squadron

Governmental » Military

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VX

Volt Xoccula

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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VX

volume of X

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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VX

Vu X

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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VX

Virtual Xperience

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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VX

Vialog Corporation

Business » AMEX Symbols

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Virtual Experience Corporation

Business » Companies & Firms

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Version number x

Computing » Software

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VX

Visual Xpression

Computing » Software

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Vx

Best angle of climb Velocity

Miscellaneous » Aircraft & Aviation

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Naval Air Testing Squadron

Governmental » NASA

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Naval Air Testing Squadron

Governmental » Military

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VX

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

Governmental » Military

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VX

Velocity along the X-axis (horizontal)

Governmental » NASA

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Vaccine for cat or dog

Medical » Veterinary

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VX

Tata Safari VX car

Business » Products

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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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