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18 High-Tech Warships From the Future That Rule the Seas Today

The Landing Helicopter Dock Dixmude (L9015) amphibious assault ship and helicopter carrier of the French Navy was commissioned in December, 2011.

An MQ8B Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron HSM 35 performs deck landing qualifications aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth LCS 3. The Northrop Grumman MQ8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter developed by Northrop Grumman for use by the United States Armed Forces. The Fire Scout is designed to provide reconnaissance situational awareness aerial fire support and precision targeting support for ground air and sea forces.

MH-53E Super Stallion helicopter from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Helicopter Mine Squadron 111 lands aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46)

USS Independence is equipped with larger helicopter landing pads and small craft storage bays to allow for rapid troop deployments.Littoral combat ships are designed for operation close to shore with enhanced maneuverability and speed for picking and choosing engagements. USS Independence, along with other LCS-class vessels, is intended to make use of its sleek, nimble design for mine sweeping, patrolling and anti-piracy missions.

Four F-35B Lightning II flyover USS America [1620x 1049]

The largest ship ever built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has taken to sea as it begins its final contractor trials, The 27,800 tonne (30,600 ton) Nuship Canberra is the first of two Land Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships under construction for the Australian Defence Force.

Wasp class USS Essex (LHD-2) near Thailand, conducting a stern gate mating with Landing Craft Utility 1631 into the well deck.