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Active United States Navy Aircraft (2024)


Military | Modern Airpower

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 [ 44 ] Active United States Navy Aircraft (2024) entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. Return to the Modern Aircraft Index. Exact inventory counts can be had through our sister-site, www.WarpowerUS.com.


For an in-depth overview of current leading air powers of the world, including active inventories and strengths, consult the World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft (www.WDMMA.org).






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2002
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters H145 (EC145)
Airbus Helicopters H145 (EC145)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
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2007
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters UH-72 Lakota
Airbus Helicopters UH-72 Lakota
Twin-Engine Civilian / Military Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
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2001
Picture of the Beechcraft / Raytheon T-6 Texan II
Beechcraft / Raytheon T-6 Texan II
Tandem-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
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1974
Picture of the Beechcraft C-12 Huron
Beechcraft C-12 Huron
Military Utility / Special Mission Aircraft
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1964
Picture of the Beechcraft King Air
Beechcraft King Air
Multirole Transport Aircraft
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1953
Picture of the Beechcraft T-34 Mentor
Beechcraft T-34 Mentor
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
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2020
Picture of the Bell Boeing CMV-22B Osprey
Bell Boeing CMV-22B Osprey
Carrierbased Tilt-Rotor Transport Aircraft
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2007
Picture of the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey
Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey
Tiltrotor VTOL Transport Aircraft
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1967
Picture of the Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
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1969
Picture of the Bell OH-58 Kiowa
Bell OH-58 Kiowa
Armed Scout and Reconnaissance / Light Attack Helicopter
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1983
Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F/A-18 Hornet
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F/A-18 Hornet
Multirole Carrier-based Strike Fighter Aircraft
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1991
Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) T-45 Goshawk
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) T-45 Goshawk
Carrierborne Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft
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1958
Picture of the Boeing 707
Boeing 707
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
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1968
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
Boeing 737 (Series)
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
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1989
Picture of the Boeing E-6 Mercury
Boeing E-6 Mercury
Naval Communications Relay Aircraft / Airborne Command Post
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2009
Picture of the Boeing EA-18G Growler
Boeing EA-18G Growler
Carrierborne Electronic Warfare Aircraft (EWA)
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1999
Picture of the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet
Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet
Carrier-based Strike Fighter Aircraft
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2013
Picture of the Boeing P-8 Poseidon
Boeing P-8 Poseidon
Multi-mission Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance and Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft
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1948
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Utility Transport Aircraft
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1953
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Floatplane Aircraft
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1958
Picture of the Fokker F27 Friendship
Fokker F27 Friendship
Passenger Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
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1967
Picture of the Grumman C-2 Greyhound
Grumman C-2 Greyhound
Carrier-based Cargo / Transport Aircraft
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1983
Picture of the Gulfstream C-20
Gulfstream C-20
Government / Military VIP Passenger Transport
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2004
Picture of the Gulfstream G500
Gulfstream G500
Large-Cabin Business Jet / Special Mission Platform
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1986
Picture of the IAI RQ-2 Pioneer
IAI RQ-2 Pioneer
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
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2000
Picture of the Leonardo AW119 (Koala)
Leonardo AW119 (Koala)
Lightweight Single-Engine Utility Helicopter
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2020
Picture of the Leonardo TH-73 AHTS (Advanced Helicopter Training System)
Leonardo TH-73 AHTS (Advanced Helicopter Training System)
Naval Helicopter Trainer
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1956
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
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1978
Picture of the Lockheed Martin F-16  Fighting Falcon
Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon
Lightweight Multirole 4th Generation Fighter
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2016
Picture of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Advanced Multi-Role Strike Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
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1962
Picture of the Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion
Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion
Land-Based Long-Range Maritime Patrol / Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft
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1962
Picture of the Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
Single-Seat Lightweight Multirole Aircraft
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2019
Picture of the Northrop Grumman / Bell MQ-8 (Fire-X)
Northrop Grumman / Bell MQ-8 (Fire-X)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) / Autonomous Overwater Resupply Platform
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1964
Picture of the Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
All-Weather Airborne Command and Control (ACC) / Battle Space Management Aircraft
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2014
Picture of the Northrop Grumman E-2D Hawkeye
Northrop Grumman E-2D Hawkeye
Navy Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft (AEWC)
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2019
Picture of the Northrop Grumman MQ-4 Triton
Northrop Grumman MQ-4 Triton
Maritime Patrol Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
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2009
Picture of the Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
Unmanned Autonomous Helicopter (UAH)
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1961
Picture of the Northrop T-38 Talon
Northrop T-38 Talon
Supersonic Jet-Powered Advanced Training Aircraft
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2019
Picture of the Shield AI V-BAT
Shield AI V-BAT
Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Drone
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1981
Picture of the Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
Super Heavy-Lift Transport Helicopter
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1990
Picture of the Sikorsky HH-60 / MH-60T Jayhawk
Sikorsky HH-60 / MH-60T Jayhawk
Medium Range Search & Rescue (SAR) / Interdiction Helicopter
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2002
Picture of the Sikorsky MH-60 (Knighthawk)
Sikorsky MH-60 (Knighthawk)
Multi-Mission Naval Helicopter
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1984
Picture of the Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
Multi-Mission Maritime Helicopter
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1979
Picture of the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Medium-Lift, Multi-Mission Helicopter
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