Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
August 28, 2015

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

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   328,186
  Officers Officers:   54,713
  Enlisted Enlisted:   268,987
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,486
Ready Reserve:   110,049 [As of July 2015 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 57,630
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 52,419
Reserves currently mobilized:   2,609 [As of Aug 2015]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   196,514
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 273
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 84 (31%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 31 (11%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) - 5th Fleet
              USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) - Atlantic
              USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) - Pacific
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Essex (LHD 2) - 5th Fleet

Aircraft (operational):
3700+