Equipment of the United States Navy

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The Equipment of the United States Navy can be subdivided into: small arms, vessels, aircraft, munitions, vehicles, and attire.

Small Arms[edit]

Model Image Caliber Type Origin Details
Pistols
M9 M9-pistolet.jpg 9×19mm Parabellum Pistol  Italy Standard service pistol
P226 Sig Sauer P226.jpg 9×19mm Parabellum Pistol   Switzerland P226, P226R, P228, and P229 (M11 Mod 0)
Mk 23 Mod 0 Mark23SuppressedLeft.jpg .45 ACP Pistol  Germany
M1911 M1911A1.png .45 ACP Pistol  United States Limited service
Submachine Guns
MP5 Heckler Koch MP5.jpg 9×19mm Parabellum Submachine gun  Germany MP5, MP5K, MP5N, MP5SD
MP7 H&K MP7.jpg HK 4.6×30mm Submachine gun  Germany
Rifles
M16 M16a2-final.png 5.56×45mm NATO Assault rifle  United States Virtually universally phased out in favor of the M4
M4 M4 PEO Soldier.jpg 5.56×45mm NATO Carbine  United States Standard service rifle
HK416 HK416.jpg 5.56×45mm NATO Carbine  Germany
HK417 Heckler&Koch HK MR308 linke Seite.jpg 7.62×51mm NATO Battle rifle  Germany
Mk 17 Mod 0 FN SCAR-H (Standard).jpg 7.62×51mm NATO Battle rifle  United States Used by all branches of USSOCOM
M14 M14 afmil.jpg 7.62×51mm NATO Battle rifle  United States Limited service
Shotguns
500 MILLS PEO Mossberg 590A1.jpg 12-gauge Shotgun  United States
M1014 Benelli m4 2.jpg 12-gauge Shotgun  Italy
Machine Guns
M249 PEO M249 Para ACOG.jpg 5.56×45mm NATO Light machine gun  United States Belt-fed but can be used with STANAG magazines
Mk 48 Mk 48 PEO Soldier.jpg 7.62×51mm NATO Light machine gun  United States Belt-fed
M240 PEO M240B Profile.jpg 7.62×51mm NATO General purpose machine gun  United States Belt-fed
Mk 43 Mod 0 M60GPMG.jpeg 7.62×51mm NATO General purpose machine gun  United States Belt-fed
Browning M2HB Machine gun M2 1.jpg .50 BMG Heavy machine gun  United States Mounted on vehicles or tripods
DMRs and Sniper Rifles
Mk 11 Mod 0 SR-25 pic02.jpg 7.62×51mm NATO Sniper rifle/designated marksman rifle  United States
Mk 12 SPR SPR-A Profile.jpg 5.56×45mm NATO Sniper rifle/designated marksman rifle  United States
Mk 13 Mod 5 Mk.13 MOD 5 sniper rifle.jpg .300 Winchester Magnum Sniper rifle  United States
M24 PEO M24 SWS.jpg 7.62×51mm NATO Sniper rifle  United States
M107 M107 1.jpg .50 BMG Anti-materiel rifle, sniper rifle  United States
Mk 15 Tac50white1.jpg .50 BMG Anti-materiel rifle, sniper rifle  United States
Grenade-Based Weapons
Mk 19 MK19-02.jpg 40mm Automatic grenade launcher  United States Belt-fed
HK GMG HK GMW.jpg 40mm Automatic grenade launcher  Germany Belt-fed
M203 M203 1.jpg 40mm Grenade launcher  United States Single-shot underbarrel grenade launcher
Mk 14 M-32 Grenade Launcher.jpg 40mm Grenade launcher  South Africa Six-shot revolver-type grenade launcher
Portable Anti-Materiel Weapons
AT4 AT-4Launcher.jpeg 84mm Anti-tank weapon  United States
M3 MAAWS[1] US SOF M3 Carl Gustav.jpg 84x246mm R Anti-tank recoilless rifle  Sweden
FGM-148 Javelin FGM-148 Javelin - ID DM-SD-04-07567.JPEG 127mm Fire-and-forget anti-tank missile  United States

Vessels[edit]

Commissioned ships/submarines arranged by class and displacement.

Ships[edit]

Class Image Individual Ships
Aircraft Carriers
Nimitz Class
Uss Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69).jpg
Amphibious Assault Ships
Wasp Class
USS Wasp (LHD 1).jpg
America Class USS America (LHA-6) off Rio de Janeiro in August 2014.JPG USS America (LHA-6)
Amphibious Transport Docks
San Antonio Class
LPD-17 Class.jpg
Amphibious Command Ships
Blue Ridge Class
USS blueridge.jpg
USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)
USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20)
Dock Landing Ships
Harpers Ferry Class
US Navy 071007-N-4014G-055 Dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) approaches Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199) for an underway replenishment.jpg
USS Carter Hall (LSD-50)
USS Harpers Ferry (LSD-49)
USS Oak Hill (LSD-51)
USS Pearl Harbor (LSD-52)
Whidbey Island Class
USS Whidbey Island001.jpg
Destroyers
Arleigh Burke Class
USS Barry DDG52.jpg
USS Arleigh Burke (DDG-51)
USS Bainbridge (DDG-96)
USS Barry (DDG-52)
USS Benfold (DDG-65)
USS Bulkeley (DDG-84)
USS Carney (DDG-64)
USS Chafee (DDG-90)
USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93)
USS Cole (DDG-67)
USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG-54)
USS Decatur (DDG-73)
USS Dewey (DDG-105)
USS Donald Cook (DDG-75)
USS Farragut (DDG-99)
USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62)
USS Forrest Sherman (DDG-98)
USS Gonzalez (DDG-66)
USS Gravely (DDG-107)
USS Gridley (DDG-101)
USS Halsey (DDG-97)
USS Higgins (DDG-76)
USS Hopper (DDG-70)
USS Howard (DDG-83)
USS James E. Williams (DDG-95)
USS Jason Dunham (DDG-109)
USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53)
USS John S. McCain (DDG-56)
USS Kidd (DDG-100)
USS Laboon (DDG-58)
USS Lassen (DDG-82)
USS Mahan (DDG-72)
USS Mason (DDG-87)
USS McCampbell (DDG-85)
USS McFaul (DDG-74)
USS Michael Murphy (DDG-112)
USS Milius (DDG-69)
USS Mitscher (DDG-57)
USS Momsen (DDG-92)
USS Mustin (DDG-89)
USS Nitze (DDG-94)
USS O'Kane (DDG-77)
USS Oscar Austin (DDG-79)
USS Paul Hamilton (DDG-60)
USS Pinckney (DDG-91)
USS Porter (DDG-78)
USS Preble (DDG-88)
USS Ramage (DDG-61)
USS Roosevelt (DDG-80)
USS Ross (DDG-71)
USS Russell (DDG-59)
USS Sampson (DDG-102)
USS Shoup (DDG-86)
USS Spruance (DDG-111)
USS Sterett (DDG-104)
USS Stethem (DDG-63)
USS Stockdale (DDG-106)
USS Stout (DDG-55)
USS The Sullivans (DDG-68)
USS Truxtun (DDG-103)
USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG-108)
USS William P. Lawrence (DDG-110)
USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG-81)
Cruisers
Ticonderoga Class
US Navy 030903-N-5024R-003 USS Port Royal (DDG 73) departed on deployment.jpg
Sub Tenders
Emory Land Class
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
USS Emory S. Land (AS-39)
USS Frank Cable (AS-40)
Afloat Forward Staging Base
Trenton Class
130426-N-GZ984-233.jpg
USS Ponce (AFSB(I)-15)
Frigates
Oliver Hazard Perry Class
USS McInerney;mciflagfly.JPG
Littoral Combat Ships
Freedom Class
USS Freedom (LCS 1).jpg
USS Freedom (LCS-1)
USS Fort Worth (LCS-3)
Independence Class
USS Independence LCS-2 at pierce (cropped).jpg
USS Coronado (LCS-4)
USS Independence (LCS-2)
Original 6 Frigates
Classic Frigate
Defense.gov photo essay 120819-N-MJ265-210.jpg
USS Constitution
Mine Countermeasure Ships
Avenger Class
USS Gladiator MCM-11.jpg
Technological Research Ship
Banner Class
USS Pueblo (AGER-2).jpg
USS Pueblo (AGER-2)
Technological Research Ship
Austin Class
USS Trenton LPD-14 fleetweek2004.jpg
USS Denver (LPD-9)
Coastal Patrol Ships
Cyclone Class
USS Tempest PC-2.jpg

Submarines[edit]

Name Subs Image Notes
Missile
Ohio Class
USS Alabama (SSBN-731) en pruebas.jpg
Attack
Seawolf Class
USNavySeawolfSubmarine.jpg
USS Connecticut (SSN-22)
USS Jimmy Carter (SSN-23)
USS Seawolf (SSN-21)
Virginia Class
US Navy 040730-N-1234E-002 PCU Virginia (SSN 774) returns to the General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard.jpg
11 active, at least 30 planned
Los Angeles Class
USS Greeneville (SSN-772).jpg

Additional ships[edit]

The Navy also operates the following ships:

Non-Commissioned (USNS);
Support (MV, RV - or no prefix);
Ready Reserve Force ships (MV, SS, GTS);

Aircraft[edit]

Fixed-Wing[edit]

Aircraft Image Origin Versions Quantity Notes
Cargo/Transport Aircraft
C-2 Greyhound C-2A DN-SC-89-09037.JPEG  USA C-2A 34 Conducts COD (carrier onboard deliver) missions
Gulfstream C-20 C-20 Gulfstream.png  USA C-20A
C-20D
C-20G
1
2
5
Generally used for VIP transport
Cessna UC-35 Cessna uc-35a citation 560 ultra v arp.jpg  USA UC-35D 1
Gulfstream C-37 And-c-37a-89aw.jpg  USA C-37A
C-37B
1
3
CT-39 Sabreliner T39 mainlarge cnatra navy.jpg  USA CT-39G 1
C-40 Clipper US Navy 100126-N-0705K-003 Naval Air Crewmen 2nd Class Nicole Garza and David Murray and Naval Air Crewman 1st Class David McDermott load cargo bound for Haiti at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.jpg  USA C-40A 11
C-130 Hercules Lockheed C-130 Hercules.jpg  USA C-130T 19
ELINT/Command and Control Aircraft
E-2 Hawkeye E-2C Hawkeye Bear Aces.jpg  USA E-2C
E-2D
67
13
Carrier capable AWACS
E-6 Mercury US Navy E-6 Mercury.jpg  USA E-6B 16
EA-18G Growler EA-18G at Whidbey April 2007.jpg  USA EA-18G 135[2]
EP-3 ARIES II EP-3E DN-SD-07-09322.JPEG  USA EP-3E 11
Fighter Aircraft
F-5 Tiger II F-5N of VFC-111 at NAS Key West in November 2014.JPG  USA F-5F
F-5N
3
41
Used for adversary training[3]
F/A-18 Hornet FA-18-NAVY-Blue-Diamond.jpg  USA F/A-18A
F/A-18B
F/A-18C
F/A-18D
95
21
371
131
To be replaced by F-35C
F/A-18E/F Super Hornet F-18E landing 06-10304cr.jpg  USA F/A-18E
F/A-18F
563[4]
F-35 Lightning II CF-1 flight test.jpg  USA F-35C 26[5] 260 planned[6][7]
Maritime Patrol Aircraft
P-3 Orion P-3 VQ-1 2004.jpg  USA P-3C 154[8] To be replaced by P-8
P-8 Poseidon P-8A of VP-5 over the Philippine Sea in September 2014.JPG  USA P-8A 61[9] 117 Planned[9][10]
Trainer Aircraft
T-6 Texan II T6 Texan II Pensacola Navy.jpg  USA T-6A
T-6B
49
12
T-34 Mentor T-34C-1.jpg  USA T-34C 229 To be replaced by T-6B
T-39 Sabreliner T39 mainlarge cnatra navy.jpg  USA T-39G
T-39N
8
7
Beech T-44 T 44 4LR.jpg  USA T-44A 52
T-45 Goshawk T-45A Goshawk 03.jpg  USA T-45C 218

Helicopters[edit]

Helicopter Image Origin Role Variants Quantity[11] Notes
HH-60 Rescue Hawk SH-60 Seahawk.jpg  USA Search and Rescue Helicopter HH-60H 49
MH-53 Sea Dragon 164766 Sikorsky HH-53E USN (9980494023).jpg  USA Multi-Mission Helicopter MH-53E 36
MH-60 Seahawk MH-60R.jpg  USA Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopter
Multi-Mission Helicopter
MH-60R
MH-60S
249[12]
275[13]
291 planned[14]
SH-60 Seahawk SH-60B Seahawk.jpg  USA Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopter SH-60B
SH-60F
129
60
TH-57 Sea Ranger TH57C boat ops.jpg  USA Training Helicopter TH-57B
TH-57C
44
85

Munitions[edit]

Name Image Type Versions Name Image Type Versions
MK84 US Navy 030830-N-6187M-001 Sailors remove a hoisting sling from an ammo crate carrying 2000-pound Mark 84 general purpose bombs.jpg General-purpose bomb AIM-7 AIM-7 wing install.jpg Medium-range, semi-active radar homing air-to-air missile AIM-7A, AIM-7B, AIM-7C, AIM-7D, AIM-7E, AIM-7E2, AIM-7F, AIM-7M, AIM-7P, and RIM-7M
CBU-78 Cbu89bomb.png Air-dropped anti-tank and anti-personnel mines CBU-78/B AIM-9 Sidewider missile 20040710 145400 1.4.jpg Short-range air-to-air missile AIM-9D, AIM-9G, AIM-9H, AIM-9L, AIM-9M, AIM-9R, and AIM-9X
MK83 Mark 83 Bombs.jpg General-purpose bomb BLU-110 AIM-120 AIM-120 AMRAAM.jpg Medium-range, active radar homing air-to-air missile AIM-120A, AIM-120B, AIM-120C, AIM-120C-4/5/6/7, AIM-120D
CBU-100 GBU-99 AGM-12B AGM-12C.jpg Cluster bomb MK82 Mk. 81 250-lb and Mk. 82 Snakeye I 500-lb.jpg General-purpose bomb BLU-111/B, BLU-111A/B, BLU-126/B
AGM-65 AGM-65 Maverick MG 1382.jpg Guided air-to-surface missile AGM-65A/B, AGM-65D, AGM-65E, AGM-65F/G, AGM-65H, AGM-65J, and AGM-65K AGM-84 Harpoon asm bowfin museum.jpg Anti-ship missile AGM-84, RGM-84, and UGM-84
AGM-88 AGM-88E HARM p1230047.jpg Air-to-surface anti-radiation missile AGM-88E AARGM AGM-154 AGM-154 01.jpg Glide bomb AGM-154A, AGM-154B, AGM-154C
AGM-114 Lockheed Martin Longbow Hellfire.jpg Guided air-to-surface missile AGM-114B, AGM-114K, AGM-114M BGM-109 Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile -crop.jpg cruise missile BGM-109C, BGM-109D, RGM-109E, UGM-109E
RIM-116 USS New Orleans (LPD-18) launches RIM-116 missile 2013.jpg Close-in weapons system RIM-116A, RIM-116B UGM-133 Trident II missile image.jpg SLBM UGM-133 Trident II
RIM-162 RIM-162 launched from USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) July 2010.jpg Surface-to-air missile RIM-162 ESSM RIM-66 Standard Missile.jpg Surface-to-air missile RIM-66K, RIM-66L, RIM-66M
RIM-67 RIM-67B Standard.JPEG Surface-to-air missile RIM-156A (ex-RIM-67E) RIM-161 USS Lake Erie (CG-70) SM-3 start.jpg Anti-ballistic missile RIM-161C

Land Vehicles[edit]

In addition to the vehicles listed here, the Navy Seabees operate a number of trucks and construction vehicles.

Name Image Type Quantity Notes
M939 US Marine Corps 030224-M-XT622-034 USMC M923 (6X6) 5-ton cargo truck heads a convoy departing Camp Matilda, Kuwait crop.jpg Utility vehicle
HMMWV Humvee in difficult terrain.jpg Light utility vehicle
DPV 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 Patrol Vehicle
LSSV MP MilCOTS.jpg Multi-Purpose Vehicle

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