A MASSIVE U.S. BUILDUP...
It may be a new way of war, but the U.S. will still back its efforts with the world's strongest military muscle. The mobilization is bigger than any since the Gulf War. A key element: the ability to apply massive amounts of firepower to assist in special-forces operations or supress attacks on U.S. bases or other countries
U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt Battle Group En route from Norfolk, Va.
SHIPS Cruisers, destroyers, attack submarines, frigates and support ships
CREW 15,000 sailors and Marines
AIRCRAFT F-14 Tomcats, F/A-18 Hornets, E-2C Hawkeyes, S-3A/B Vikings, SH/HH-60 Seahawks, EA-6B Prowlers (below)