Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
February 5, 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:   328,194
  Officers Officers:   54,013
  Enlisted Enlisted:   269,734
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,447
Ready Reserve:   101,199 [As of Dec 2015 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 46,899
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 54,300
Reserves currently mobilized:   2,686 [As of Jan 2016]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   206,390
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 272
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 47 (17%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 89 (33%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic
              USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) - 7th Fleet
              USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) - 5th Fleet
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:

Aircraft (operational):
3700+