Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
April 24, 2014

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

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   324,179
  Officers Officers:   53,240
  Enlisted Enlisted:   266,530
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,409
Ready Reserve:   108,779 [As of Mar 2014 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 60,878
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 47,901
Reserves currently mobilized:   3,805 [As of 1 Apr 2014]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   201,000
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 289
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 103 (36%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 44 (15%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - port visit Manama, BHR
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Peleliu (LHA 5) - Pacific
              USS Boxer (LHD 4) - Pacific
              USS Bataan (LHD 5) - 5th Fleet
              USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet

Aircraft (operational):
3700+