Introduction. Kinetic Problems of Decomposition of Explosives and Propellants. General Regularities of Thermal Decomposition of High-Energy Compounds. Aliphatic Nitrocompounds. Aromatic Nitrocompounds. Secondary Nitroamines. Organic Azides. Organic Difluoroamino Compounds. Heterocyclic Compounds. Nitroesters. Compounds with Mixed Functions. General Regularities of Thermal Decomposition of Onium Salts, Nitric and Perchloric Acids, Dinitramide. Ammonium Nitrate. Ammonium Perchlorate. Ammonium Dintramide. The Salts of Hydrazinium, Hydroxylammonium, and Nitronium. Metal Perchlorates and Nitrates, Metal Salts of Dinitramide. Basic Aspects of the Combustion Mechanism. Combustion of Pure Substances: Reactions in the Condensed Phase. Combustion of Pure Substances: Reactions in the Gas Phase. Combustion of Pure Substances: Reactions in the Condensed and Gas Phases. Combustion of Condensed Composite Systems.