Flapping-wing solution at heart of next-gen efficiency project

Flapping-wing systems had attracted interest from the Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) segment (pictured). (Credit: AutoNaut)

A consortium of seven industry and academic partners, including technology group Wärtsilä, is conducting a three-year EU funded research project to develop two symbiotic ship engine and propulsion innovations.

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