Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
September 19, 2014

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

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   325,143
  Officers Officers:   54,388
  Enlisted Enlisted:   266,290
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,465
Ready Reserve:   107,524 [As of Aug 2014 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 59,429
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 48,095
Reserves currently mobilized:   3,574 [As of Jun 2014]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   201,000
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 291
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 107 (37%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 51 (17%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - West Pacific
              USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) - Atlantic
              USS George Washington (CVN 73) - West Pacific
              USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) - 5th Fleet
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) - Atlantic
              USS Bataan (LHD 5) - 5th Fleet
              USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) - Atlantic
              USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet

Aircraft (operational):
3700+