Use of pulse detonation engines in the future will provide the opportunity to use the weight and compact installation on land, in water, in the air, and in space which cost significantly differ from the gas turbine. One of the issues that need to be solved are the reduction of energy losses in direct initiation of detonation.
detonation engines, detonation
"Perspektyvy rozvytku pulsuiuchykh detonatsiinykh dvyhuniv. Trudnoshchi yikh realizatsii" [Prospects of development of pulse detonation engines. Difficulties of their realization],
Systems of Arms and Military Equipment,