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Status of the Navy

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as of Aug. 17, 2009

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 331,278
Officers: 52,244
Enlisted: 274,488
Midshipmen: 4,546
Ready Reserve: 109,856 [As of 09 Jul] * A-1
Selected Reserves: 66,732
Individual Ready Reserve: 43,124
Reserves currently mobilized: 6,651 [As of 11 Aug] * A-2
Involuntarily mobilized: 5,394
Voluntarily mobilized: 1,257
Personnel on deployment: 58,402
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 192,185
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 285
Ships Underway (away from homeport): 114 ships (40% of total)
On deployment: 106 ships (37% of total)
Deployable Attack submarines: 56/calculation
Attack submarines underway (away from homeport): 31 subs (55%)
On deployment: 25 subs (46%)
Ships Underway
Carriers:
  • USS Nimitz (CVN 68) - Pacific Ocean
  • USS George Washington (CVN 73) - South China Sea
  • USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) - 5th Fleet
Amphibious Warfare Ships:
  • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - Pacific Ocean
  • PCU Makin Island (LHD 8) - 4th Fleet/Pacific side * 3
Bataan Amphibious Ready Group/22nd MEU: * A-4
  • USS Bataan (LHD 5) - 5th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+
Memo
* A-1, Only numbers are updated, the date is as before.
* A-2, Number of involuntarily (voluntarily) mobilized is based on the report of U.S. DoD.
U.S. DoD: http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Aug%202009/d20090811ngr.pdf pdf_icon.gif
* A-3, PCU: Pre-Commissioned Unit.
Makin Island is scheduled to join the fleet on Oct. `09.
* A-4, Added item, not the original.
U.S. Navy: Bataan Amphibious Ready Group Deploys in Support of Maritime Strategy

Air-operations - U.S. Navy air-operations as part of Coalition Airpower

CVW 14 that consists of VFA 115 (F/A-18E), VFA 22 (F/A-18F), VFA 25, VFA 113 (F/A-18C[N]), VAW 113 (E-2C NP), VAQ 139 (EA-6B), VRC 30 Det. 1 (C-2A) and HS 4 (SH-60F, HH-60H) is conducting air-supports for Operation Enduring Freedom.

Aug. 17

USAF: Aug. 17 airpower summary: Transports provide intra-theater airlift
Afghanistan - Operation Enduring Freedom
Coalition Airpower conducted 93 close-air-support missions
  • Near Parmakan (Google Maps), F/A-18Es (VFA 115) were providing armed overwatch when friendly forces requested shows of force against an anti-coalition IED team. Suspicious personnel were observed stopping their vehicle along a road and digging. When the aircraft performed the shows of force, the suspicious personnel quickly vacated the area.
  • F/A-18C[N]s (VFA 25 or 113) worked with friendly forces near Washir (Google Maps) to eliminate an enemy machine gun and mortar position that was firing on a friendly force convoy. The position was observed and confirmed by coalition forces and the aircraft employed precision-guided munitions on the target and destroyed it.
  • F/A-18C[N]s (VFA 25 or 113) in the vicinity of Chahar Bagh (Google Maps) performed strafing runs against anti-Afghan forces that were targeting coalition forces with small-arms fire. The strafing runs were deemed successful when it was reported and confirmed the AAF were in retreat and fleeing the scene.
Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR)
  • 30 USAF ISR aircraft flew missions as part of operations in Afghanistan. In addition, 2 coalition and two Navy aircraft performed tactical reconnaissance.
Iraq - Operation Iraqi Freedom
Coalition Airpower conducted 24 close-air-support missions
  • No description on U.S. Navy air-operations.
Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR)
  • 25 USAF and U.S. Navy ISR aircraft flew missions as part of operations in Iraq. In addition, 2 USAF aircraft performed tactical reconnaissance.
Aug. 16

USAF: Aug. 16 airpower summary: Tankers fuel the fight
Afghanistan - Operation Enduring Freedom
Coalition Airpower conducted 80 close-air-support missions
  • No description on U.S. Navy air-operations.
Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR)
  • 25 USAF ISR aircraft flew missions as part of operations in Afghanistan. In addition, 2 coalition aircraft and two Navy aircraft performed tactical reconnaissance.
Iraq - Operation Iraqi Freedom
Coalition Airpower conducted 26 close-air-support missions
  • No description on U.S. Navy air-operations.
Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR)
  • 24 USAF and U.S. Navy ISR aircraft flew missions as part of operations in Iraq. In addition, 2 USAF aircraft performed tactical reconnaissance.
Aug. 15

USAF: Aug. 15 airpower summary: Predator eliminates enemy threat
Afghanistan - Operation Enduring Freedom
Coalition Airpower conducted 81 close-air-support missions
  • In the vicinity of Sheykhabad/Shekhabad (Google Maps), F/A-18Es (VFA 115) and coalition aircraft provided armed overwatch for friendly forces. Friendly forces reported receiving RPG fire and small-arms fire from anti-Afghan forces located in tree line positions. The aircraft engaged in several shows of force to deter the anti-Afghan forces. Later while still providing armed overwatch, the aircraft also made several strafing runs on the positions successfully terminating all anti-Afghan force action.
  • F/A-18Fs (VFA 22) in the vicinity of Now Zad (Google Maps) performed dry-fire strafing runs against anti-Afghan forces that were targeting coalition forces with small-arms fire. The shows of force were deemed successful when it was reported and confirmed the anti-Afghan forces were in retreat and fleeing the scene.
Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR)
  • 23 USAF ISR aircraft flew missions as part of operations in Afghanistan. In addition, 2 U.S. Navy aircraft performed tactical reconnaissance.
Iraq - Operation Iraqi Freedom
Coalition Airpower conducted 24 close-air-support missions
  • No description on U.S. Navy air-operations.
Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR)
  • 26 USAF and U.S. Navy ISR aircraft flew missions as part of operations in Iraq. In addition, 2 USAF aircraft performed tactical reconnaissance.

Topics - Last update Aug. 26, 2009
Achievements of JMSDF escort missions in the Gulf of Aden
Japan MoD: 護衛実績
  • Gulf of Aden (Aug. 10-16, 2009) - During Aug. 10-16, JMSDF 2nd antipiracy maritime force that consists of JS Harusame (DD 102), JS Amagiri (DD 152), four helis, SBU and JCG officers has completed following escort missions in the Gulf of Aden.

    47th escort mission for 7 Japan linked and 2 non-linked vessels Aug. 10-12.
    48th escort mission for 3 Japan linked and 2 non-linked vessels Aug. 12-14.
    49th escort mission for 2 Japan linked and a non-linked vessel Aug. 15-16.

    So far, JMSDF has achieved escort missions for 144 Japan linked vessels and 19 non-linked vessels in all.
Achievements of JMSDF air patrol missions in the Gulf of Aden
Japan MoD: 海賊対処のためのP-3Cの飛行実績について
  • Gulf of Aden (Aug. 10-16, 2009) - During Aug. 10-16, Japan Martime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) 1st antipiracy air Squadron based in Djibouti airport flew 5 patrol missions for supports MSDF 2nd antipiracy maritime force and coaliton navies in the Gulf of Aden.

    The antipiracy SQ. equipped with two P-3C aircraft has completed 41 patrol missions in all since Jun. 11.
Two destroyers to return Kure, Japan after an antipiracy operation
Self Defense Fleet, JMSDF: 第1期派遣海賊対処水上任務部隊帰国
  • JMSDF Kure Base, Japan (Aug. 16, 2009) - Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) 1st antipiracy martime force that consists JS Samidare (DD 106), JS Sazanami (DD 113) and 400 crew including SBU members and 8 JCG officers returned MSDF Kure Base, Japan Aug. 16 after an antipiracy operation in the Gulf of Aden. Both destroyers are assigned to Escort Div. 8.

    1st antipiracy maritime force had accomplished 41 escort missions for 121 Japan linked merchant vessels since Mar. 30. In additon, the AMF helped several vessels from suspected pirates' threats.


    Click view full size: JS Samidare (DD 106)/right, JS Sazanami (DD 113)/left to enter MSDF Kure Base on Aug. 16.

    The photos is reprinted by the permission of Mr. kureship from 呉の護衛艦撮影日記
Snapshots of the U.S. Navy on Aug. 17, 2009
U.S. Navy: 17 AUG 09 - A DAY IN THE NAVY pdf_icon.gif selected
  • CVW 14 aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), flies more than 50 missions, totaling more than 200 hours of flight time. The majority of these missions are in direct support of coalition ground forces in Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF).
  • USS Bataan (LHD 5) as flagship of Bataan ARG/22nd MEU conducts Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations by keeping the sea lines of communication open in the Arabian Sea and Arabian Gulf.
  • USS Anzio (CG 68) as flagship of CTF 151 is transiting the Straits of Hormuz. Upon completion of the transit, CTF 151 will begin coordinating anti-piracy efforts for the U.S. 5th Fleet AOO.
  • USS Thach (FFG 43) is operating in the northern Arabian Gulf in support of 5th Fleet’s Combined Task Force – Iraqi Maritime. Thach is deployed as part of Reagan CSG.
  • USS Ramage (DDG 61), USS Cole (DDG 67), USS John L. Hall (FFG 32) and USS De Wert (FFG 45) are conducting Fleet Irregular Warfare Training in the Jacksonville, Fla. operating area.
  • Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) Makin Island (LHD 8) is circumnavigating South America to its new homeport of San Diego, Calif., completing a transit of the Strait of Magellan two days ago.
  • Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group which includes Commander, Amphibious Squadron 7, USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), USS Cleveland (LPD 7), and USS Rushmore (LSD 47), is underway off the coast of Southern California conducting its certification exercise with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit – the team’s final exercise in preparation for deployment.
  • USS Cape St. George (CG 71) arrives at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach to conduct several days of ordnance logistics operations in preparation for an upcoming deployment.
  • USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), USS Crommelin (FFG 37), USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) and USNS PFC Dewayne T. Williams (T-AK 3009) are participating in Exercise Southeast Asia Cooperation Against Terrorism (SEACAT) 2009. Harpers Ferry also participated in CARAT 2009.
U.S. Navy accepts the 57th Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Dewey
U.S. Navy: Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Dewey
  • Pascagoula, Miss. (Aug. 21, 2009) - U.S. Navy officially accepted the 57th Arleigh Burke class destroyer, USS Dewey (DDG 105) Aug. 17 at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss. after completing a three day acceptance trial in the Gulf of Mexico on Jun.

    Dewey is scheduled to be commissioned Dec.
USS George Washington departs Manila bay
U.S. Navy: Strike Group Departs Manila Following Historic Port Visit
  • Manila, Philippines (Aug. 15, 2009) - USS George Washington (CVN 73) as flagship of George Washington Carrier Strike Group departed Manila, Republic of the Philippines Aug. 15 after a 4 day scheduled port visit.

    Currently, GW has conducted inaugural summer deployment from Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

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