R&D Components are various items used in research and development to mostly build R&D consumables or in some cases enhanced armor.
Most R&D components will drop as loot from enemies in specific areas, but some such as e.g. Catalyst Type I are merely available from R&D vendors.
List of R&D ComponentsEdit
Phased Out R&D ComponentsEdit
R&D components were first introduced with game update 19.