Modern Active United States Navy Aircraft (2018)
The United States Navy fields its own air arm apart from the Air Force to better serve American interests globally.There are a total of 36 Modern Active United States Navy Aircraft (2018) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin. Return to the Modern Aircraft Index.
Introduced in 2002, the Eurocopter EC145 has managed to enter several markets including both military and civilian....
The Beechcraft-Raytheon T-6 Texan II is an acrobatic tandem-seat aviation trainer in service with several militarie...
The Beechcraft C-12 Huron is based on the Super King and 1900 series platforms and serves with the United States mi...
The Beechcraft King Air series began operations in 1964 and is still actively marketed today....
The Beechcraft T-34 Mentor was developed from the Beechcraft Bonanza and produced in some 2,300 examples from 1953 ...
The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey has surmounted its troubled past to become a capable multi-mission tiltrotor system - p...
The Bell Model 206 Light Utility Helicopter went on to become a commercial success for Bell with over 7,000 example...
The Bell OH-58 Kiowa light helicopter series has seen a successful operational tenure beginning in the late 1960s....
The versatile McDonnell Douglas FA-18 Hornet was used by the USN and USMC to succeed a variety of aged carrier-base...
The US Navy T-45 Goshawk is a highly-modified version of the BAe Hawk land-based trainer - revised for the rigors o...
The Boeing 707 airliner was a bold company move, designed from the outset as a private venture with military and ci...
The Boeing E-6 Mercury was developed to a US Navy requirement and has been serving actively since August of 1989....
The EA-18G Growler EWA platform is based on the successful airframe of the F/A-18F Super Hornet carrier-based strik...
At its inception, the Boeing Super Hornet multirole carrierborne fighter represented the next evolution for the Hor...
The United States Navy has adopted the Boeing P-8 Poseidon to replace its aged fleet of Lockheed P-3 Orion aircraft...
Over 1,600 examples of the de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver were produced over a two-decade span....
Despite its 1950s origins, the DHC-3 series floatplane is still in active service today....
Nearly 500 Fokker Friendship aircraft were produced from the period spanning 1955 until 1987....
The C-2 Greyhound transport was developed from the carrier-based E-2 Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning aircraft....
Two different Gulfstream business jets - the III and IV series - served as the basis for the military VIP transport...
Introduced in 2004, the Gulfstream G500 business jet has been built in over 500 examples for various global operato...
The RQ-2 Pioneer truly lived up to her namesake in the realm of UAV technology, seeing action beginning with the Pe...
The storied Lockheed C-130 Hercules has become a proven and highly versatile tactical transport aircraft....
The multirole-minded Lockheed F-16 Fighting Falcon has proven a favorite in the export market with over 20 operator...
The Lockheed F-35 Lightning II is set to usher in a new era of flight - that is - if all of the predictions heaped ...
Even after some fifty years of service, the Lockheed P-3 Orion continues as a workhorse maritime patroller for many...
The Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter grew into the F-5 Tiger II, which sprouted the ill-fated F-20 Tigershark....
The Northrop Grumman-Bell Fire-X UAV is intended for autonomous overwater cargo resupply of at-sea U.S. naval force...
Despite its 1960s origins, the Grumman E-2 Hawkeye still provides American carrier battle groups with an advanced e...
The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout UAH series intends to bring a whole level of overwater resupply capabilities t...
The Northrop T-38 Talon has managed for itself a storied career - primarily in service with the United States Air F...
The Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion is a modified heavy-lift helicopter based on the Vietnam War-era CH-53 Sea Stall...
The Sikorsky HH-60 Jayhawk is a Search and Rescue platform currently serving with the United States Coast Guard, ba...
The Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk has proven a capable maritime performer with several of the world's leading navies....