Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
April 29, 2016

The Navy Fact File contains descriptions of the roles and characteristics of Navy ships.

Navy Demographics as of 31 March 2015

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   329,345
  Officers Officers:   53,725
  Enlisted Enlisted:   271,199
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,421
Ready Reserve:   107,660 [As of Mar 2016 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 57,175
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 50,485
Reserves currently mobilized:   2,911 [As of Mar 2016]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   206,851
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 272
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 53 (20%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 94 (35%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - Pacific
              USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) - 7th Fleet
              USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) - 5th Fleet
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) - Atlantic
              USS Boxer (LHD 4) - 5th Fleet
              USS Bataan (LHD 5) - Atlantic
              USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - Pacific

Aircraft (operational):
3700+