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Cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine

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Research Department eXplosive

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Royal Demolition eXplosive

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Rapid Detonating Explosive

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Reflex Datafile

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Reggae Dancehall Xtraordinaire

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Research Development X

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Removable Data eXtension

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Really Dorky X

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Research and Development Xtreme

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RDX is an organic compound with the formula (O2NNCH2)3. It is a white solid without smell or taste, widely used as an explosive. Chemically, it is classified as a nitramide, chemically similar to HMX. A more energetic explosive than TNT, it was used widely in World War II and remains common in military applications. It is often used in mixtures with other explosives and plasticizers or phlegmatizers (desensitizers); it is the explosive agent in C-4 plastic explosive. RDX is stable in storage and is considered one of the most energetic and brisant of the military high explosives.

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