Status of the Navy

as of
April 24, 2018

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

Current Navy Demographics Quarterly Report


Navy Personnel

Active Duty: 325, 673

♦ Officers: 53,948
♦ Enlisted: 267,327
♦ Midshipmen: 4,398

Ready Reserve: 98,767 (As of Mar 2018)

♦ Selected Reserves: 57,595
♦ Individual Ready Reserve: 41,172

Reserves Currently Mobilized: 3,183

Navy Department Civilian Employees: 207, 769

Ships and Submarines

Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282

♦ Deployed Battle Force Across the Fleet Including Forward Deployed Submarines: 100

♦ Deployed Ships Underway: 49 (17%)

♦ Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training: 28 (10%)

♦ Aircraft Carriers Underway:

  • USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) - 7th Fleet
  • USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) - Pacific
  • USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) - Atlantic

Amphibious Assault Ships Underway:

  • USS Wasp (LHD 1) - 7th Fleet
  • USS Essex (LHD 2) - Pacific
  • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - Pacific
  • USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) - 5th Fleet

♦ Aircraft (operational): 3700+