Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
January 30, 2015

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

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   325,047
  Officers Officers:   53,837
  Enlisted Enlisted:   266,778
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,432
Ready Reserve:   107,687 [As of Dec 2014 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 58,648
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 49,039
Reserves currently mobilized:   2,778 [As of Jan 2015]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   201,000
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 287
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 98 (34%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 55 (19%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) - Atlantic
              USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) - Pacific
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS America (LHA 6) - Pacific
              USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) - Atlantic
              USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
              USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) - 5th Fleet
              USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - Pacific

Aircraft (operational):
3700+