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The Equipment of the United States Navy can be subdivided into: ammunition, weapons, vehicles (vessels) and attire.

Name Type Versions Picture Name Type Versions Picture
Bombs Missiles
CBU-87 cluster AIM-7 Sparrow
CBU-78 gator mine AIM-9 Sidewinder
AIM-120 AMRAAM Mk 20 Rockeye II
B61 AGM-65 Maverick
AGM-84 Harpoon
AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon
Name Type Ammunition Versions Used by Picture
Aircraft guns
M61 Six-barrelled Gatling gun 20 mm M61A1
F/A-18 A/B/C/D
F/A-18 E/F
GAU-16 12.7 mm
GAU-17 Six-barrelled Gatling gun 7.62 mm
GAU-17 machine gun fired from UH-1N Huey in 2006.jpg
M240 7.62 mm M240D SH-60 Seahawk
M240 machine gun fired from door of SH-60F Seahawk of HS-8 in 2003.jpg
Small arms
M4 carbine
M9 pistol
Name Type Versions Quantity[1] Picture
LLC Blue Ridge Class Command ship 2
USS Mount Whitney (LCC-JCC 20) in Souda Bay.jpg
CVN Nimitz Class Aircraft carrier 10
USS Nimitz in Victoria Canada 036.jpg
LHA Tarawa Class Amphibious assault ship 1
USS Saipan LHA-2 amphibious assault ship.jpg
LHD Wasp Class Amphibious assault ship 8
USS Wasp (LHD 1).jpg
LPD Austin Class Amphibious transport dock 2
USS Trenton LPD-14 fleetweek2004.jpg
LPD San Antonio Class Amphibious transport dock 6 active 5 more planned
LPD-17 Class.jpg
LSD Whidbey Island Class Dock landing ship 8
USS Whidbey Island001.jpg
LSD Harpers Ferry Class Dock landing ship 4
USS Harpers Ferry Gulf of Thailand 2008.jpg
MCM Avenger Class Minesweeper 14
USS Ardent MCM-12.jpg
DDG Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer 61 active - 62 completed - 75 planned
USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) steams through the Mediterranean Sea.jpg
Spruance Class Self Defense Test Ship 1 Active
USS Paul F. Foster (DD-964) underway at sea on 1 April 1986 (6449942).jpg
CG Ticonderoga Class Cruiser 22
US Navy 030903-N-5024R-003 USS Port Royal (DDG 73) departed on deployment.jpg
USS Constitution First Class frigate 1
USS Constitution 1997.jpg
FFG Oliver Hazard Perry Class Frigate 23[2]
USS Oliver Hazard Perry FFG-7.jpg
Cyclone Class Patrol boat 12[3]
USS Firebolt (PC-10).jpg
LCS Freedom Class Littoral Combat Ship 2
USS Freedom (LCS 1).jpg
LCS Independence Class Littoral Combat Ship 1
USS Independence (LCS-2).jpg
SSN Los Angeles Class Attack submarine 43 active, 2 in reserve
USS Greeneville (SSN-772).jpg
SSN Seawolf Class Attack submarine 3
Defense.gov News Photo 960703-N-00000-001.jpg
SSN Virginia Class Attack submarine 7 active 30 Planned
US Navy 080621-N-8467N-001 Pre-commissioning Unit New Hampshire (SSN 778) sits moored to the pier at General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard moments before her christening ceremony commenced.jpg
SSBN/SSGN Ohio Class Ballistic missile submarine
Cruise missile submarine
Ohio-class submarine launches Tomahawk Cruise missiles (artist concept).jpg
AS Emory Land Class Submarine tender 2
US Navy 100723-N-2531C-003 he submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) transits through Apra Harbor after a port visit to Naval Base Guam.jpg
Aircraft Photo Origin Type Versions Quantity[4] Notes
Fixed-wing Aircraft
C-2 Greyhound C-2 Landeanflug.jpg  USA Carrier-based Cargo/Transport Aircraft C-2A 34
C-9 Skytrain II C-9 Skytrain.gif  USA Cargo/Transport Aircraft C-9B 15 To be replaced by C-40 Clipper
Gulfstream C-20 C-20 Gulfstream.png  USA Cargo/Transport Aircraft C-20A
Gulfstream C-37 C-37B (Gulf Stream 550).jpg  USA Cargo/Transport Aircraft C-37A
C-40 Clipper USN C-40A Clipper.jpg  USA Cargo/Transport Aircraft C-40A 11
C-130 Hercules C-130T Hercules Blue Angels.jpg  USA Cargo/Transport Aircraft C-130T 19
CT-39 Sabreliner T39 mainlarge cnatra navy.jpg  USA Cargo/Transport Aircraft CT-39G 1
E-2 Hawkeye E-2C Hawkeye Bear Aces.jpg  USA Carrier-based Airborne Command and Control Aircraft E-2C 67 To be replaced by E-2D starting in 2014
E-6 Mercury E-6B TACAMO Climb.jpg  USA Electronic Warfare Aircraft E-6B 16
EA-18G Growler EA-18G at Whidbey April 2007.jpg  USA Carrier-based Electronic Warfare Aircraft EA-18G 96[5] 114 ordered[6]
EP-3 ARIES II EP-3E DN-SD-07-09322.JPEG  USA Electronic Warfare Aircraft EP-3E 11
F-5F/N Tiger II 100px  USA Fighter Aircraft F-5F
Used for adversary training[7]
F/A-18 Hornet FA-18-NAVY-Blue-Diamond.jpg  USA Carrier-based Fighter Aircraft F/A-18A
To be replaced by F-35C
F/A-18E/F Super Hornet F-18E landing 06-10304cr.jpg  USA Carrier-based Fighter Aircraft F/A-18E
489 565 planned
F-35 Lightning II CF-1 flight test.jpg  USA Carrier-based Fighter Aircraft F-35C 4 NAS Pax River SDD aircraft, 260 planned[8]
P-3 Orion US Navy 030129-N-0226M-002 P-3C Orion.jpg  USA Maritime Patrol Aircraft P-3C 154[9] To be replaced by P-8
T-6 Texan II US Navy 030807-N-0000X-002 The T-6 Texan training aircraft prepares to take off from the flight line at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola.jpg  USA Trainer Aircraft T-6A
T-34 Mentor T-34C-1.jpg  USA Trainer Aircraft T-34C 229 To be replaced by T-6B
T-39 Sabreliner T39 mainlarge cnatra navy.jpg  USA Trainer Aircraft T-39G
Beech T-44 T 44 4LR.jpg  USA Trainer Aircraft T-44A 52
T-45 Goshawk T-45A Goshawk 03.jpg  USA Carrier-based Trainer Aircraft T-45C 218
Cessna UC-35 Cessna uc-35a citation 560 ultra v arp.jpg  USA Utility Aircraft UC-35D 1
HH-60 Rescue Hawk SH-60 Seahawk.jpg  USA Search and Rescue Helicopter HH-60H 49
MH-53 Sea Dragon US Navy 070416-N-6501M-006 An MH-53E Sea Dragon assigned to Helicopter Mine Counter Measure Squadron (HM) 15 conducts a mine sweeping exercise.jpg  USA Multi-Mission Helicopter MH-53E 36
MH-60 Seahawk MH-60R.jpg  USA Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopter
Multi-Mission Helicopter
291 planned[10]
275 planned[10]
SH-60 Seahawk SH-60B Seahawk.jpg  USA Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopter SH-60B
TH-57 Sea Ranger TH57C boat ops.jpg  USA Training Helicopter TH-57B
Ground Vehicles
Name Type Versions Quantity Picture
DPV Patrol Vehicle
US Navy 020413-N-5362A-013 U.S. Navy SEALs (SEa, Air, Land) operate Desert Patrol Vehicles (DPV) while preparing for an upcoming mission.jpg

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Aviation Week & Space Technology 2009, 26 JAN 2009 240. Web.28 Aug 2009. <http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/sourcebook/content.jsp?channelName=pro&story=xml/sourcebook_xml/2009/01/26/AW_01_26_2009_p0240-112924-158.xml&headline=World%20Military%20Aircraft%20Inventory%20-%20United+States>.
  2. United States Navy (2010-09-17). "Frigates - FFG". http://www.navy.mil/navydata/fact_display.asp?cid=4200&tid=1300&ct=4. Retrieved 2010-11-27. 
  3. United States Navy (2010-09-17). "Yard Patrol Craft - YP". http://www.navy.mil/navydata/fact_display.asp?cid=4200&tid=2000&ct=4. Retrieved 2010-11-28. 
  4. http://www.airforce-magazine.com/MagazineArchive/Magazine%20Documents/2012/May%202012/0512facts_figs.pdf
  5. "EA-18G Growler overview" (PDF). Boeing. http://www.boeing.com/defense-space/military/ea18g/docs/EA-18G_overview.pdf. Retrieved 18 December 2012. 
  6. "Заключен последний контракт на приобретение "Супер Хорнетов" и "Гроулеров" для ВМС США". Flot.com. 29 October 2010. http://flot.com/news/vpk/index.php?ELEMENT_ID=56991. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  7. "F-5N/F Freedom Fighter | NAVAIR – U.S. Navy Naval Air Systems Command – Navy and Marine Corps Aviation Research, Development, Acquisition, Test and Evaluation". Navair.navy.mil. http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.display&key=B58976AA-CAB4-4D98-BF6F-21F12653B0E2. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  8. "News Article: Plan Improves Navy, Marine Corps Air Capabilities". Defense.gov. http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=63158. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  9. "P-3C Orion long range ASW aircraft." navy.mil,, 18 February 2009. Retrieved 14 July 2010.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Sikorsky Delivers 400th MH-60 SEAHAWK Helicopter to U.S. Navy - Marketwatch.com, 23 July 2013

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