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

War never changes. Human beings have fought naval battles for thousands of years. The navy is still the most important branch of any maritime nation's combat forces. The following set of photos will show you the most advanced, and sometimes surprisingly futuristic vessels in the world.

1. USS Coronado

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Named after Coronado, California, the USS Coronado is a littoral combat ship which provides combat support for both anti-mine as well as surface warfare. Designed to defend coastal waters, the USS Coronado is quite long at 418 feet and is able to travel 54 miles per hour through the water. It was launched on January 14, 2012 and was seen in Singapore in October of 2016 on a show of force mission.

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