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Equipment of the United States Navy

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

Small Arms

Model Image Caliber Type Origin Details
M9 150px 9mm Pistol 23x15px Italy Standard service pistol
P226 150px 9mm Pistol 23x16px  Switzerland P226, P226R, P228, and P229 (M11 Mod 0)
Mk 23 Mod 0 150px .45 ACP Pistol 23x15px Germany
M1911 150px .45 ACP Pistol 23x15px United States Limited service
Submachine Guns
MP5 150x150px 9mm Submachine gun 23x15px Germany MP5, MP5K, MP5N, MP5SD
MP7 150x150px HK 4.6x30mm Submachine gun 23x15px Germany
M16 150px 5.56x45mm NATO Assault rifle 23x15px United States Virtually universally phased out in favor of the M4
M4 150px 5.56x45mm NATO Carbine 23x15px United States Standard service rifle
HK416 150px 5.56x45mm NATO Carbine 23x15px Germany
HK417 150px 7.62x51mm NATO Battle rifle 23x15px Germany
Mk 17 Mod 0 150px 7.62x51mm NATO Battle rifle 23x15px United States Used by all branches of USSOCOM
M14 150px 7.62x51mm NATO Battle rifle 23x15px United States Limited service
500 MILLS 150px 12-gauge Shotgun 23x15px United States
M1014 150px 12-gauge Shotgun 23x15px Italy
Machine Guns
M249 150px 5.56x45mm NATO Light machine gun 23x15px United States Belt-fed but can be used with STANAG magazines
Mk 48 150px 7.62x51mm NATO Light machine gun 23x15px United States Belt-fed
M240 150px 7.62x51mm NATO General purpose machine gun 23x15px United States Belt-fed
Mk 43 Mod 0 150px 7.62x51mm NATO General purpose machine gun 23x15px United States Belt-fed
Browning M2HB 150px .50 BMG Heavy machine gun 23x15px United States Mounted on vehicles or tripods
DMRs and Sniper Rifles
Mk 11 Mod 0 150px 7.62x51mm NATO Sniper rifle/designated marksman rifle 23x15px United States
Mk 12 SPR 150px 5.56x45mm NATO Sniper rifle/designated marksman rifle 23x15px United States
Mk 13 Mod 5 150px .300 Winchester Magnum Sniper rifle 23x15px United States
M24 150px 7.62x51mm NATO Sniper rifle 23x15px United States
M107 150px .50 BMG Anti-materiel rifle, sniper rifle 23x15px United States
Mk 15 150px .50 BMG Anti-materiel rifle, sniper rifle 23x15px United States
Grenade-Based Weapons
Mk 19 150px 40mm Automatic grenade launcher 23x15px United States Belt-fed
HK GMG 150px 40mm Automatic grenade launcher 23x15px Germany Belt-fed
M203 150px 40mm Grenade launcher 23x15px United States Single-shot underbarrel grenade launcher
Mk 14 150px 40mm Grenade launcher 23x15px South Africa Six-shot revolver-type grenade launcher
Portable Anti-Materiel Weapons
AT4 150px 84mm Anti-tank weapon 23x15px United States
M3 MAAWS[1] 150px 84x246mm R Anti-tank recoilless rifle 23x15px Sweden
FGM-148 Javelin 150px 127mm Fire-and-forget anti-tank missile 23x15px United States


Commissioned ships/submarines arranged by class and displacement.


Class Image Individual Ships
Aircraft Carriers
Nimitz Class
Amphibious Assault Ships
Wasp Class
America Class 150px USS America (LHA-6)
Amphibious Transport Docks
San Antonio Class
Amphibious Command Ships
Blue Ridge Class USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)
USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20)
Dock Landing Ships
Harpers Ferry Class USS Carter Hall (LSD-50)
USS Harpers Ferry (LSD-49)
USS Oak Hill (LSD-51)
USS Pearl Harbor (LSD-52)
Whidbey Island Class
Arleigh Burke Class
Ticonderoga Class
Sub Tenders
Emory Land Class USS Emory S. Land (AS-39)
USS Frank Cable (AS-40)
Afloat Forward Staging Base
Trenton Class USS Ponce (AFSB(I)-15)
Oliver Hazard Perry Class
Littoral Combat Ships
Freedom Class USS Freedom (LCS-1)
USS Fort Worth (LCS-3)
Independence Class USS Coronado (LCS-4)
USS Independence (LCS-2)
Original 6 Frigates
Classic Frigate USS Constitution
Mine Countermeasure Ships
Avenger Class
Technological Research Ship
Banner Class USS Pueblo (AGER-2)
Technological Research Ship
Austin Class USS Denver (LPD-9)
Coastal Patrol Ships
Cyclone Class


Name Subs Image Notes
Ballistic Missile
Ohio Class
Seawolf Class USS Connecticut (SSN-22)
USS Jimmy Carter (SSN-23)
USS Seawolf (SSN-21)
Virginia Class 11 active, at least 30 planned
Los Angeles Class

Additional ships

The Navy also operates the following ships:

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



Aircraft Image Origin Versions Quantity Notes
Cargo/Transport Aircraft
C-2 Greyhound 150px 23x15px USA C-2A 34 Conducts COD (carrier onboard deliver) missions
Gulfstream C-20 150px 23x15px USA C-20A
Generally used for VIP transport
Cessna UC-35 150px 23x15px USA UC-35D 1
Gulfstream C-37 150px 23x15px USA C-37A
CT-39 Sabreliner 150px 23x15px USA CT-39G 1
C-40 Clipper 150px 23x15px USA C-40A 11
C-130 Hercules 150px 23x15px USA C-130T 19
ELINT/Command and Control Aircraft
E-2 Hawkeye 150px 23x15px USA E-2C
Carrier capable AWACS
E-6 Mercury 150px 23x15px USA E-6B 16
EA-18G Growler 150px 23x15px USA EA-18G 135[3]
EP-3 ARIES II 150px 23x15px USA EP-3E 11
Fighter Aircraft
F-5 Tiger II 150px 23x15px USA F-5F
Used for adversary training[4]
F/A-18 Hornet 150px 23x15px USA F/A-18A
To be replaced by F-35C
F/A-18E/F Super Hornet 150px 23x15px USA F/A-18E
F-35 Lightning II 150px 23x15px USA F-35C 26[6] 260 planned[7][8]
Maritime Patrol Aircraft
P-3 Orion 150px 23x15px USA P-3C 154[9] To be replaced by P-8
P-8 Poseidon 150px 23x15px USA P-8A 61[10] 117 Planned[11][10]
Trainer Aircraft
T-6 Texan II 150px 23x15px USA T-6A
T-34 Mentor 150px 23x15px USA T-34C 229 To be replaced by T-6B
T-39 Sabreliner 150px 23x15px USA T-39G
Beech T-44 150px 23x15px USA T-44A 52
T-45 Goshawk 150px 23x15px USA T-45C 218


Helicopter Image Origin Role Variants Quantity[12] Notes
HH-60 Rescue Hawk 150px 23x15px USA Search and Rescue Helicopter HH-60H 49
MH-53 Sea Dragon 150px 23x15px USA Multi-Mission Helicopter MH-53E 36
MH-60 Seahawk 150px 23x15px USA Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopter
Multi-Mission Helicopter
291 planned[15]
SH-60 Seahawk 150px 23x15px USA Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopter SH-60B
TH-57 Sea Ranger 150px 23x15px USA Training Helicopter TH-57B


Name Image Type Versions Name Image Type Versions
MK84 150px General-purpose bomb AIM-7 150px 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 150px Air-dropped anti-tank and anti-personnel mines CBU-78/B AIM-9 150px Short-range air-to-air missile AIM-9D, AIM-9G, AIM-9H, AIM-9L, AIM-9M, AIM-9R, and AIM-9X
MK83 150px General-purpose bomb BLU-110 AIM-120 150px 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 150px Cluster bomb MK82 150px General-purpose bomb BLU-111/B, BLU-111A/B, BLU-126/B
AGM-65 150px Guided air-to-surface missile AGM-65A/B, AGM-65D, AGM-65E, AGM-65F/G, AGM-65H, AGM-65J, and AGM-65K AGM-84 150px Anti-ship missile AGM-84, RGM-84, and UGM-84
AGM-88 150px Air-to-surface anti-radiation missile AGM-88E AARGM AGM-154 150px Glide bomb AGM-154A, AGM-154B, AGM-154C
AGM-114 150px Guided air-to-surface missile AGM-114B, AGM-114K, AGM-114M BGM-109 150px cruise missile BGM-109C, BGM-109D, RGM-109E, UGM-109E
RIM-116 150px Close-in weapons system RIM-116A, RIM-116B UGM-133 150px SLBM UGM-133 Trident II
RIM-162 150px Surface-to-air missile RIM-162 ESSM RIM-66 150px Surface-to-air missile RIM-66K, RIM-66L, RIM-66M
RIM-67 150px Surface-to-air missile RIM-156A (ex-RIM-67E) RIM-161 150px Anti-ballistic missile RIM-161C

Land Vehicles

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

Name Image Type Quantity Notes
M939 150x150px Utility vehicle
HMMWV 150x150px Light utility vehicle
DPV 150px Patrol Vehicle
LSSV 150px Multi-Purpose Vehicle


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  15. ^ Sikorsky Delivers 400th MH-60 SEAHAWK Helicopter to U.S. Navy -, 23 July 2013

See also

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