Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy

as of
February 16, 2017

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

Navy Demographics as of 30 September 2016

Status of the Navy


Navy Personnel
Active Duty:   323,197
  Officers Officers:   54,080
  Enlisted Enlisted:   264,718
  Midshipmen Midshipmen:   4,399
Ready Reserve:   109,555 [As of Jan 2017]
  Selected Reserves Selected Reserves: 58,163
  Individual Ready Reserve Individual Ready Reserve: 51,392
Reserves currently mobilized:   2,939 [As of Nov 2016]
Navy Department Civilian Employees:   210,966
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 274
  Total Ships Deployed/Underway Ships Deployed: 46 (17%)
  Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet) Ships Underway for Local Ops / Training (USFF / 3rd Fleet): 96 (35%)
Ships Underway
  Underway Aircraft Carriers:
              USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 7th Fleet
              USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) - Pacific
              USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - 6th Fleet
  Underway Amphibious Assault Ships:
              USS America (LHA 6) - Pacific
              USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) - Atlantic
              USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet

Aircraft (operational):
3700+