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Posted Mar. 06, 2012

Surveillance Log for Mar. 2012

Preface

About the archive of Status of the Navy

U.S. Fleet Size as of Feb. 27, 2012
Hull Classification Ship Battle Forces Active In Commission
Total 283 252
Aircraft Carriers 11 11
Surface Combatants 101 101
Submarines SSBN 14 14
SSGN 4 4
SSN 53 53
All Subs 71 71
Amphibious Warfare Ships 29 28
Mine Warfare Ships 14 14
Combat Logistics Ships 32 -
Fleet Support 17 4
Auxilliary Support - -
Combatant Craft - 13
Naval Reserve Force, Active 8 8
Other - 2

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Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 104,532 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 63,983
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 40,549
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,703 [As of 28 Feb]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,640
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 63
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 283 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 89 (31% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 58 (20% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 25
  • Other Underway: 31 (10% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 128 (45% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
    • USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) - Pacific Ocean
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

LCS Freedom takes his place

Kept your waiting.

Reconnaissance of Earthquake in Ibaraki Pref.

At 07:32 A.M. (JST), an earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred off the coast of Ibaraki Prefecture. The earthquake posed no tsunami risk.

An MSDF P-3C assigned to Fleet Air Wing or FAW 4; a GSDF UH-1 chopper; an ASDF U-125A aircraft took off each Air Base for reconnaissance within about 50 minutes. At 10:51 A.M., all flights concluded and confirmed no damage.

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Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 104,532 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 63,983
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 40,549
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,703 [As of 28 Feb]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,640
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 63
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 283 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 85 (30% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 52 (18% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 25
  • Other Underway: 33 (11% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 130 (46% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
    • USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) - Pacific Ocean
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

News Scraps for Mar. 02 Fri.

USS Blue Ridge and US 7th Fleet Staff arrived in Donghae, RoK

Kept your waiting.

USS John C. Stennis returned Bremerton after completing a seven-month deployment

Kept your waiting.

USS Chafee arrived in Iloilo, Philippines

Kept your waiting.

News Scraps for Mar. 03 Sat.

None.

News Scraps for Mar. 04 Sun.

Essex ARG departed Okinawa, Japan for CERTEX

Kept your waiting.

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1, Main Reference

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Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 104,532 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 63,983
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 40,549
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,703 [As of 28 Feb]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,640
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 63
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 283 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 81 (29% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 51 (18% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 25
  • Other Underway: 30 (10% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 125 (44% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

USS Germantown returned to Sasebo after Cobra Gold 2012

Kept your waiting.

USS Patriot arrived in Sakaiminato, Tottori Pref.

Kept your waiting.

Note
1, Main Reference

[ Last Day ] | [ Next Day ]


Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 104,532 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 63,983
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 40,549
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,763 [As of 06 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,701
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 62
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 283 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 94 (33% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 56 (19% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 38 (13% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 133 (47% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Nimitz (CVN 68) - Pacific Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

USS Topeka departed for six-month deployment

Kept your waiting.

Three MSDF ships to join the fleet

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) annouced following three ships will join their fleet in this month.

The first Akizuki class destroyer, JS Akizuki (DD 115) will be commissioned Mar. 14 at Mitsubishi Heavy Industry, Nagasaki shipyard. Akizuki class has advanced-air defense capability for Local Area Defense or LAD differently from Takanami and Murasame classes.

The first ship of Enoshima class mine sweeper, JS Enoshima (MSC 604) will be commissioned Mar. 21 at Universal Shipbuilding Corporation, Keihin shipyard. Enoshima class is the first FRP body mine sweeper for MSDF.

JS Kenryu (SS 504), the fourth Soryu class submarine, is slated to join submarine force Mar. 16 at Kawasaki Heavy Industry, Kobe shipyard.

Note
1, Main Reference

[ Last Day ] | [ Next Day ]


Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 104,532 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 63,983
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 40,549
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,763 [As of 06 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,701
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 62
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 283 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 96 (34% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 58 (20% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 38 (13% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 132 (47% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Nimitz (CVN 68) - Pacific Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

None.

[ Last Day ] | [ Next Day ]


Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 104,532 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 63,983
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 40,549
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,763 [As of 06 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,701
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 62
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 283 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 89 (31% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 55 (19% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 34 (12% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 128 (45% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Nimitz (CVN 68) - Pacific Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

None.

[ Last Day ] | [ Next Day ]


Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 104,532 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 63,983
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 40,549
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,763 [As of 06 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,701
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 62
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 283 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 90 (32% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 55 (19% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 35 (12% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 130 (50% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bataan (LHD 5) -Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

News Scraps for Mar. 09 Fri.

None.

News Scraps for Mar. 10 Sat.

2nd reconnaissance of Earthquake in Ibaraki Pref. in 10 days

At 02:25 A.M. (JST), an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred in northern Ibaraki Prefecture. The earthquake posed no tsunami risk.

At 03:25, only one MSDF P-3C aircraft assigned to Fleet Air Wing or FAW 4 took off MSDF Atusgi Air Base for reconnaissance. 05:54, this flight concluded and confirmed no damage.

News Scraps for Mar. 11 Sun.

After One Year

Thanks your respect for hundreds of lives who died one years ago, and all the kindness at the time.
Although we are still on a long road to reconstruct disaster areas, please watch us for some time.

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Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 104,532 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 63,983
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 40,549
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,763 [As of 06 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,701
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 62
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 92 (33% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 60 (21% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 32 (11% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 130 (46% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Enterprise (CVN 65) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
    • USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - Atlantic Ocean
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bataan (LHD 5) -Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

None.

[ Last Day ] | [ Next Day ]


Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 104,532 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 63,983
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 40,549
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,763 [As of 13 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,702
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 61
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 95 (34% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 57 (20% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 38 (13% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 136 (48% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Enterprise (CVN 65) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
    • USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - Atlantic Ocean
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bataan (LHD 5) -Atlantic Ocean
    • Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

None.

[ Last Day ] | [ Next Day ]


Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 104,532 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 63,983
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 40,549
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,763 [As of 13 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,702
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 61
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 97 (33% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 60 (21% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 37 (13% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 136 (48% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Enterprise (CVN 65) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
    • USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - Atlantic Ocean
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bataan (LHD 5) -Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

Reconnaissance of Earthquake in Chiba Pref.

At 21:05 P.M. (JST), an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred off the coast of Chiba Prefecture. The earthquake posed no tsunami risk.

MSDF a P-3C aircraft assigned to Fleet Air Wing or FAW 4 and a UH-60J chopper of FAW 21; a GSDF UH-1 chopper, ASDF two F-15 and a U-125A aircraft took off each Air Base for reconnaissance within about 55 minutes. The next day at 00:01 A.M., all flights concluded and confirmed no damage.

Note
1, Main Reference

[ Last Day ] | [ Next Day ]


Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 104,532 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 63,983
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 40,549
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,763 [As of 13 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,702
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 61
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 97 (34% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 58 (20% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 39 (13% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 138 (49% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Enterprise (CVN 65) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Nimitz (CVN 68) - Pacific Ocean
    • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
    • USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - Atlantic Ocean
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bataan (LHD 5) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

None.

[ Last Day ] | [ Next Day ]


Status of the Navy

No available

News Scraps

News Scraps for Mar. 16 Fri.

None.

News Scraps for Mar. 17 Sat.

None.

News Scraps for Mar. 18 Sun.

None.

[ Last Day ] | [ Next Day ]


Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 104,532 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 63,983
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 40,549
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,763 [As of 13 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,702
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 61
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 102 (36% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 65 (23% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 37 (13% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 137 (49% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Enterprise (CVN 65) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
    • USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - Atlantic Ocean
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Wasp (LHD 1) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bataan (LHD 5) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

None.

[ Last Day ] | [ Next Day ]


Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 105,157 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 64,118
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 41,039
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,748 [As of 20 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,687
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 61
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 95 (34% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 56 (19% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 39 (13% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 139 (49% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Enterprise (CVN 65) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
    • USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - Atlantic Ocean
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

None.

[ Last Day ] | [ Next Day ]


Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 105,157 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 64,118
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 41,039
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,748 [As of 20 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,687
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 61
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 102 (36% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 65 (23% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 37 (13% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 137 (49% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Enterprise (CVN 65) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
    • USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - Atlantic Ocean
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

None.

[ Last Day ] | [ Next Day ]


Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 105,157 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 64,118
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 41,039
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,748 [As of 20 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,687
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 61
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 106 (38% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 65 (23% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 41 (14% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 142 (50% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Enterprise (CVN 65) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
    • USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - Atlantic Ocean
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

None.

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Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 105,157 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 64,118
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 41,039
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,748 [As of 20 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,687
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 61
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 103 (36% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 62 (21% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 41 (14% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 142 (50% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Enterprise (CVN 65) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
    • USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - Atlantic Ocean
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

News Scraps for Mar. 23 Fri.

None.

News Scraps for Mar. 24 Sat.

None.

News Scraps for Mar. 25 Sun.

None.

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Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 105,157 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 64,118
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 41,039
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,748 [As of 20 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,687
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 61
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 97 (34% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 62 (21% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 35 (12% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 137 (49% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Enterprise (CVN 65) - 6th Fleet
    • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
    • USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - Atlantic Ocean
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Peleliu (LHA 5) - Pacific Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

None.

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Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 105,157 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 64,118
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 41,039
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,749 [As of 27 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,689
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 60
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 100 (35% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 66 (23% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 34 (12% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 139 (49% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Enterprise (CVN 65) - 6th Fleet
    • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
    • USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) - Atlantic Ocean
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Peleliu (LHA 5) - Pacific Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
    • USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) - Atlantic Ocean
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

Iwo Jima ARG/24th MEU deployed

Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (Iwo Jima ARG) and embarked 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU) departed from Norfolk, Va. for a regularly scheduled deployment in the 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.

In preparation for deployment, Iwo Jima ARG/24 MEU underwent a six-month work up cycle that included a PMINT, a COMPTUEX and a CERTEX.

Iwo Jima ARG/24th MEU is comprised of PHIBRON 8, USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), USS New York (LPD 21), USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44), BLT 1/2, VMM 261 (REIN), CLB 24 and 24th MEU.

Reconnaissance of two Earthquakes in Ibaraki Pref.

Kept your waiting.

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Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 105,157 [As of Feb 2012]
  • Selected Reserves: 64,118
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 41,039
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,749 [As of 27 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,689
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 60
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 98 (35% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 63 (22% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 35 (12% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 140 (49% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Enterprise (CVN 65) - port visit Piraeus, Greece
    • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - port visit Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Peleliu (LHA 5) - Pacific Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
    • USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) - Atlantic Ocean
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

None.

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Status of the Navy

No release, No available.

News Scraps

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Status of the Navy

Navy Personnel
Active Duty: 323,773
  • Officers: 53,120
  • Enlisted: 266,146
  • Midshipmen: 4,507
Ready Reserve: 105,157 [As of Feb]
  • Selected Reserves: 64,118
  • Individual Ready Reserve: 41,039
Reserves currently mobilized: 4,749 [As of 27 Mar]
  • Involuntarily mobilized: 4,689
  • Voluntarily mobilized: 60
Personnel on deployment: 47,943
Navy Department Civilian Employees: 203,609
Ships and Submarines
Deployable Battle Force Ships: 282 [ Breakdown of Ships ]
  • Total Ships Underway: 97 (35% of total)
  • Deployed Ships Underway: 64 (22% of total)
  • Attack Submarines Underway: 33
  • Other Underway: 33 (11% of total)
  • Total Ships Deployed/Underway: 138 (49% of total)
Ships Underway
  • Aircraft Carriers:
    • USS Enterprise (CVN 65) - port visit Piraeus, Greece
    • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - 5th Fleet
    • USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) - 5th Fleet
  • Essex Amphibious Ready Group/31st MEU:
    • USS Essex (LHD 2) - 7th Fleet
  • Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group/11th MEU:
    • USS Makin Island (LHD 8) - 5th Fleet
  • Amphibious Assault Ships:
    • USS Peleliu (LHA 5) - Pacific Ocean
    • USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) - Atlantic Ocean
    • USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) - 7th Fleet
    • USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) - Atlantic Ocean
Aircraft (operational): 3,700+

News Scraps

News Scraps for Mar. 30 Fri.

JSDF to set BMD units

Kept your waiting.

News Scraps for Mar. 31 Sat.

JMSDF antipiracy operation monthly report

Somehow MoD hasn't released monthly reports in English yet.

Deployment Surface Force Counter Piracy Enforcement or DSPE

11th DET, DSPE achieved 9 escort missions for 61 ships (6 Japan related ships and 55 non-related ships) in the Gulf of Aden for this month.

11th DET which consists of JS Murasame (DD 101) and JS Harusame (DD 102) is currently deployed in the Gulf of Aden. In addition, JS Takanami (DD 110) and JS Oonami (DD 111) of 10th DET returned to MSDF Yokosuka base on Mar. 12.

Deployment Airforce for Counter Piracy Enforcement or DAPE

Djibouti based 9th DET, DAPE that consists of two P-3C aircraft from Fleet Air Wing Four and GSDF soldiers accumulated 18 sorties and 140 flight hours in the Gulf of Aden for this month.

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