Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
September 2, 2014

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

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   325,272
  Officers Officers:   54,518
  Enlisted Enlisted:   266,269
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,485
Ready Reserve:   107,556 [As of Jul 2014 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 59,699
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 47,857
Reserves currently mobilized:   3,574 [As of Jun 2014]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   201,000
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 290
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 103 (35%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 26 (8%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - Pacific
              USS George Washington (CVN 73) - West Pacific
              USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) - 5th Fleet
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Peleliu (LHA 5) - 7th Fleet
              USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 7th Fleet

Aircraft (operational):
3700+