Feng over at Information Dissemination has a few photos showing you what a naval build-up looks like. You’ve got to go overseas these days to find one.
The amphibious transport docks are no doubt for peaceful, defensive purposes. In case, you know: Hainan were ever to fall into enemy hands. You could land marines and take it back.
And Northrop Grumman ought to be flattered by the UAV photos at the end. Imitation being the sincerest form, and all.