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New-Gen Engine Granted an Award

New-Gen Engine Granted an Award 21 November, 2016

Russia’s United Engine-Manufacturing Corporation’s (UEC) pulse detonation engine design has been recognized as the best innovation project by Skolkovo Innovation Center, among a hundred participant projects. Under the nomination of "Technologies of the Development of New-Generation Rocket and Space and Transport Hardware", the new engine design was awarded $46 thousand-grant. The future engine will feature the detonation combustion of fuel mixture, during which the combustion front overtakes the speed of sound. It can be mounted on a wide range of aircraft, including unmanned aerial vehicles and planes with the supercruise flight capability.

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