HMX: High melting explosives, as they are scientifically known, are among the most powerful in use by the world's militaries today.
What does HMX stand for?
HMX stands for High Melting Explosive
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Dudon also said his laboratory had identified the explosive materials as trinitrotoluene (TNT), Research Development Explosives (RDX) and High Melting Explosive (HMX).
As British Black Watch troops move into Iraqi hotspots, they could now be targets for attacks using the HMX high melting explosive and RDX "royal demolition explosive", both key ingredients in Semtex.