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Unitit States Navy

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Unitit States Navy
Active13 October 1775 – present[1][2]
(248 years, 9 months)
or 27 Mairch 1794 – present[1][2]
(230 years, 3 months)
or 30 Aprile 1798 – present[1][2]
(226 years, 2 months)
Kintra Unitit States o Americae
AllegianceConstitution o the Unitit States
Size323,951 active duty personnel[3]
109,738 reserve personnel[3]
283 ships[3]
3,700+ aircraft
10 aircraft carriers
9 amphibious assault ships
10 amphibious transport docks
12 dock landin ships
22 cruisers
62 destroyers
17 frigates
3 littoral combat ships
71 submarines
Pairt oU.S. Depairtment o the Navy
HeidquartersArlington Coonty, Virginie, U.S.
Motto(s)"Non sibi sed patriae" (["Nae for self but for kintra"] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) (unoffeecial)[4]
ColoursBlue, Gowd         
Mairch"Anchors Aweigh" Aboot this soondPlay 
Presidential Unit Citation

Navy Unit Commendation

Meritorious Unit Commendation
Commander-in-ChiefDonald Trump
Secretar o DefenceJames Mattis
Secretar o the NavySean Stackley (Actin)
Chief o Naval OperationsADM John M. Richardson
Vice Chief o Naval OperationsADM William F. Moran
Master Chief Petty OfficerMCPON Steven S. Giordano

The Unitit States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch o the Unitit States Airmed Forces an ane o the seven uniformed services o the Unitit States. It is lairger nor the next 13 lairgest navies combined in terms o battle fleet tonnage, accordin tae ane estimate.[5][6] The U.S. Navy an aa haes the warld's lairgest carrier fleet, wi 10 in service, ane unner construction (twa planned), an twa in reserve. The service haes 317,054 personnel on active duty an 109,671 in the Navy Reserve. It operates 283 ships in active service an mair nor 3,700 aircraft.[3]


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  2. a b c "Precedence of the U.S. Navy and the Marine Corps". Naval History & Heritage Command. United States Navy. Archived frae the original on 11 Mairch 2010. Retrieved 25 Julie 2013.
  3. a b c d "Status of the Navy". CHINFO. U.S. Navy. 23 Julie 2013. Archived frae the original on 21 December 2010. Retrieved 29 December 2013.
  4. "Navy Traditions and Customs". Naval History & Heritage Command. United States Navy. Archived frae the original on 24 December 2018. Retrieved 24 Januar 2009.
  5. Gates, Robert M. (January/February 2009). "A Balanced Strategy: Reprogramming the Pentagon for a New Age". Foreign Affairs. Council on Foreign Relations. Unknown parameter |subscription= ignored (help); Check date values in: |date= (help)
  6. Gates, Robert M. (17 Apryle 2009). "Speech". Naval War College Newport, Rhode Island.