Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
March 27, 2015

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

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   325,563
  Officers Officers:   53,506
  Enlisted Enlisted:   267,636
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,421
Ready Reserve:   107,055 [As of Feb 2015 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 58,445
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 48,610
Reserves currently mobilized:   2,767 [As of Mar 2015]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   195,259
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 275
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 95 (35%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 35 (12%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
              USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) - Pacific
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Essex (LHD 2) - Pacific
              USS Boxer (LHD 4) - Pacific
              USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet

Aircraft (operational):
3700+