Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
December 18, 2014

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

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   325,614
  Officers Officers:   54,078
  Enlisted Enlisted:   267,086
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,450
Ready Reserve:   108,001 [As of Nov 2014 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 59,163
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 48,838
Reserves currently mobilized:   3,031 [As of Nov 2014]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   201,000
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 288
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 98 (34%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 39 (13%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
              USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) - Pacific
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Peleliu (LHA 5) - 7th Fleet
              USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
              USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) - 6th Fleet

Aircraft (operational):
3700+