A method for producing particulate RDX is provided. RDX is dissolved and then precipitated with the precipitated RDX being separated from the mixture of solvent and anti-solvent and dried. The RDX has an increased insensitivity, i.e., it is more resistant to shock or impact stimuli and has a morphology characterized by a smooth surface and small particle size as formed.
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 This invention was made with government support under contract number DE-AC52-06NA25396 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.