Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
October 16, 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:   107,355 [As of Sep 2014 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 59,254
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 48,101
Reserves currently mobilized:   3,292 [As of Sep 2014]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   201,000
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 290
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 99 (34%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 54 (18%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) - Atlantic
              USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) - Atlantic
              USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) - 7th Fleet
              USS George Bush (CVN 77) - 5th Fleet
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Peleliu (LHA 5) - 7th Fleet
              USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) - Atlantic
              USS Bataan (LHD 5) - Mediterranean

Aircraft (operational):
3700+