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What does UNDEX stand for?

UNDEX stands for Underwater Explosion

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CAPTION(S): There may be a small visible sign of the underwater explosion, but it isn't expected to be audible from Redcar beach.
based researchers on Friday called for a reinvestigation into the sinking of a South Korean warship which has been blamed on North Korea, saying that an official probe into the incident was full of inconsistencies and failed to support its claim that an underwater explosion was caused by a North Korean torpedo.
We have reached the clear conclusion that ROK's (South Korea's) Cheonan was sunk as the result of an external underwater explosion caused by a torpedo made in North Korea," Yoon was quoted as saying.
South Korean Defense Minister Kim Tae-Young said Sunday that the ship might have been sunk by a "a bubble jet" -- an underwater explosion near the ship -- or by a direct hit from a heavy torpedo, but said "various other possibilities are also under review.
In a previous article on the sinking, I got the impression that not all the depth charges were disengaged and the resulting underwater explosions from those charges are what killed a lot of the crew in the water.