Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
August 4, 2015

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

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   326,612
  Officers Officers:   54,785
  Enlisted Enlisted:   268,501
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   3,326
Ready Reserve:   110,076 [As of June 2015 ]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 57,739
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 52,337
Reserves currently mobilized:   2,741 [As of 5 May 2015]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   195,259
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 273
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 85 (31%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 54 (19%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) - 5th Fleet
              USS George Washington (CVN 73) - Pacific
              USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) - Pacific
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS Essex (LHD 2) - 5th Fleet
              USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) - Atlantic
              USS Boxer (LHD 4) - Pacific
              USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - Pacific

Aircraft (operational):
3700+