Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
August 1, 2014

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

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   323,639
  Officers Officers:   54,669
  Enlisted Enlisted:   265,652
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   3,318
Ready Reserve:   107,716 [As of Jun 2014 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 59,927
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 47,789
Reserves currently mobilized:   3,574 [As of Jun 2014]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   201,000
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 290
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 99 (34%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 41 (14%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS George H W Bush (CVN 77) - 5th Fleet
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) - Atlantic
              USS Bataan (LHD 5) - 5th Fleet
              USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - Pacific

Aircraft (operational):
3700+