Status of the Navy

as of
June 28, 2017

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

Navy Demographics as of 30 April 2017


Navy Personnel

Active Duty: 322,421

♦ Officers: 54,879
♦ Enlisted: 264,577
♦ Midshipmen: 3,304

Ready Reserve: 107,577 (As of May 2017)

♦ Selected Reserves: 58,002
♦ Individual Ready Reserve: 49,575

Reserves Currently Mobilized: 3,054 [As of Apr 2017]

Navy Department Civilian Employees: 190,081

Ships and Submarines

Deployable Battle Force Ships: 276

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

♦ Deployed Ships Underway 63 (23%)

Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training: 33 (12%)

Aircraft Carriers Underway:

  • USS Nimitz (CVN 68) - 7th Fleet
  • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic
  • USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) - 7th Fleet
  • USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - 6th Fleet

Amphibious Assault Ships Underway:

  • USS Bataan (LHD 5) - 5th Fleet
  • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
  • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - Pacific

♦ Aircraft (operational): 3700+