Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
January 13, 2017

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:   323,792
  Officers Officers:   54,287
  Enlisted Enlisted:   265,084
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,421
Ready Reserve:   108,515 [As of Oct 2016]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 58,032
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 50,483
Reserves currently mobilized:   2,939 [As of Nov 2016]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   210,966
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 274
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 32 (12%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 27 (10%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - Pacific
              USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) - Pacific
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Bataan (LHD 5) - Atlantic

Aircraft (operational):
3700+