|Definition||:||Royal Demolition eXplosive|
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What does RDX mean?
RDX, also known as Cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine or Cyclonite, is an organic compound with the formula (O2N2CH2)3.
RDX is an explosive widely used in military and industrial applications. It was discovered by Georg Friedrich Henning of Germany in 1898. It was first used to produce strong explosives during the Second World War.
The name RDX was coined by the British.
According to some sources, RDX stands for Royal Demolition eXplosive or Research Department eXplosive.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is the full form of RDX?
The full form of RDX is Royal Demolition eXplosive