The United States Navy is the Naval fighting force and the sea warfare branch of the United States of America. It is the largest and the most powerful navy in the world. Its main functions are naval warfare, sea power projection and naval nuclear deterrence.
The United States Navy was founded on 13th October 1775 after the American Revolutionary War. Today, it is the most powerful navy in the world with 290 active naval vessels, 3700 naval aircraft, 337,000 active personnel and 101,583 ready reserve personnel.
The U.S Navy is also the operator of the largest aircraft carrier fleet with 11 active aircraft carriers and 2 in construction. The U.S Navy is also the only navy along with the Russian Navy which is operating cruisers (Largest multi-purpose warships after an aircraft carrier).
The U.S Navy is the only navy along with French Navy which is operating nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. U.S Navy is operating more than 70 Nuclear submarines out of the 290 naval vessels.
The President of the United States of America is the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S Navy and it is headed by the Department of Navy. The motto of the U.S Navy is “Always Courageous”.