Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
April 16, 2014

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

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   323,729
  Officers Officers:   53,291
  Enlisted Enlisted:   266,021
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,417
Ready Reserve:   108,779 [As of Mar 2014 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 60,878
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 47,901
Reserves currently mobilized:   3,805 [As of 1 Apr 2014]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   201,000
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 289
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 100 (35%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 49 (15%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) - Atlantic
              USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - 5th Fleet
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Boxer (LHD 4) - 7th Fleet
              USS Bataan (LHD 5) - 5th Fleet
              USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
              USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) - Atlantic
              USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - Pacific

Aircraft (operational):
3700+