Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
July 1, 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:   329,647
  Officers Officers:   54,861
  Enlisted Enlisted:   271,449
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   3,337
Ready Reserve:   106,663 [As of May 2016 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 57,542
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 49,121
Reserves currently mobilized:   2,894 [As of June 2016]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   207,926
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 276
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 52 (19%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 84 (30%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - 6th Fleet
              USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) - 6th Fleet
              USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) - 7th Fleet
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic
              USS Boxer (LHD 4) - 5th Fleet

Aircraft (operational):
3700+