Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
May 24, 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:   329,265
  Officers Officers:   53,649
  Enlisted Enlisted:   271,199
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,417
Ready Reserve:   107,587 [As of Mar 2016 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 57,455
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 50,132
Reserves currently mobilized:   2,911 [As of Mar 2016]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   206,851
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 274
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 55 (20%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 98 (36%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS George Washington (CVN 73) - Atlantic
              USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) - 5th Fleet
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS America (LHA 6) - Pacific
              USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic
              USS Boxer (LHD 4) - 5th Fleet
              USS Bataan (LHD 5) - Atlantic

Aircraft (operational):
3700+