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HMX (explosive)

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HMX (explosive) [r]: "High Melting Explosive" of the nitramine class; known as Octogen or cyclotetramethylenetetranitramine; chemically octahydro-1,3,5,7-tetranitro-1 ,3,5,7-tetrazocine; 9110 meters/sec. detonation velocity; high detonation temperature; early use in nuclear weapons; density 1.89/pressed [e]

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