Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
March 3, 2015

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

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   325,052
  Officers Officers:   53,509
  Enlisted Enlisted:   267,118
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,425
Ready Reserve:   107,132 [As of Jan 2015 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 58,432
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 48,700
Reserves currently mobilized:   2,628 [As of Feb 2015]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   201,000
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 275
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 89 (32%)
  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
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Essex (LHD 2) - Pacific
              USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
              USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) - 5th Fleet

Aircraft (operational):
3700+