Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
November 25, 2014

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

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   325,143
  Officers Officers:   54,388
  Enlisted Enlisted:   266,290
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,465
Ready Reserve:   107,829 [As of Oct 2014 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 59,285
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 48,544
Reserves currently mobilized:   3,207 [As of Oct 2014]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   201,000
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 289
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 102 (35%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 29 (10%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Peleliu (LHA 5) - 7th Fleet
              USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic
              USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet

Aircraft (operational):
3700+