List of active United States military aircraft


List of active United States military aircraft

* List of active United States military aircraft This is a list of currently-active military aircraft in use by the United States military.

Attack

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AV-8 Harrier II || USMC || AV-8B


TAV-18B || 100
19 || To be replaced by F-35B
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A-10 Thunderbolt II [ [http://www.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=70 Factsheets : A-10/OA-10 Thunderbolt II : A-10/OA-10 Thunderbolt II ] ] || USAF || A-10A
A-10C
OA-10A || 248
1
108 || To be replaced by F-35A
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AC-130 [ [http://www.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=71 Factsheets : AC-130H/U Gunship : AC-130H/U Gunship ] ] || USAF || AC-130H
AC-130U || 8
13 || 43 in total

Bomber

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B-1 Lancer [ [http://www.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?fsID=81 Factsheets : B-1B Lancer : B-1B Lancer ] ] || USAF || B-1B || 67 || 2 Test aircraft
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B-2 Spirit [ [http://www.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?fsID=82 Factsheets : B-2 Spirit : B-2 Spirit ] ] || USAF || B-2A || 20 || 1 Test aircraft
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B-52 Stratofortress [ [http://www.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=83 Factsheets : B-52 Stratofortress : B-52 Stratofortress ] ] || USAF || B-52H || 84 |

Cargo

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C-2A Greyhound || USN ||C-2A ||39 |
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C-5 Galaxy [ [http://www.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?fsID=84 Factsheets : C-5 Galaxy : C-5 Galaxy ] ] || USAF || C-5A


C-5B
C-5C
C-5M|| 58
50
2
1 |
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C-17 Globemaster III [ [http://www.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?fsID=86 Factsheets : C-17 Globemaster III : C-17 Globemaster III ] ] || USAF ||C-17
C-17ER || 165 ||
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C-22 || USAF ||C-22B ||3 |
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C-23 Sherpa || US Army || || 43 || To be replaced by Alenia C-27J.
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C-27J Spartan || US Army, USAF || || || 145 on order
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C-40 Clipper || USN
USAF
USAF ||C-40A
C-40B
C-40C || 9
4
3|
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C-130 Hercules || USAF, USMC, USCG || || 514 || Active force, 186; Air National Guard, 222; Air Force Reserve, 103
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HC-144 || USCG || || 9 |
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C-26 Metroliner || US Army, USAF, USN ||C-26B || 11 |
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C-12 Huron || US Army, USAF, USMC, USN || || |

Electronic Mission

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E-2 Hawkeye || USN || E-2C || 65 |
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E-3 Sentry || USAF || E-3B


E-3C ||22
10 |
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EP-3E Aries II || USN ||EP-3E || 11 |
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E-4 || USAF ||E-4B || 4 |
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E-6 Mercury || USN ||E-6B || 16 |
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EA-6B Prowler || USMC
USN ||EA-6B || 21
87||
To be replaced by the EA-18G Growler
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E-8C Joint STARS || USAF |||| 17 |
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EA-18G Growler || USN || || 1 || [ [http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=37611 "Navy Welcomes New Era of Electronic Warfare"] , US Navy, 4 June 2008.]
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EC-130H Compass Call || USAF |||| 14 |
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EC-130J Commando Solo || USAF |||| 6 || Air National Guard
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C-130J || USAF || EC-130J || 65 |

Executive Transport

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C-37 Gulfstream V || USAF


US Army
USCG
USN
USN || C-37A
C-37A
C-37A
C-37A
C-37B || 9
1
1
1
3|
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C-21 Learjet || USAF || C-21A || 56 ||Active force 35; Air National Guard 21; Air Force Reserve 0
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C-20 Gulfstream III || USN
USAF
US Army
USN
USN
USAF || C-20A
C-20B
C-20C
C-20D
C-20G
C-20H || 1
5
3
2
5
2 |
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Boeing C-32 || USAF || C-32A
C-32B || 4
2 |
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Gulfstream G400/G450 || US Army, USAF, USMC, USN || || |
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Cessna Citation || US Army
US Army
USMC
USMC
US Navy ||UC-35A
UC-35B
UC-35C
UC-35D
UC-35D || 20
7
2
14
1 |
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Gulfstream G100/G150 || USAF || || |
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Bombardier Challenger 600 || USAF || C-38A || 2 |

Presidential Transport

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Boeing VC-25 || USAF || VC-25A || 2 |
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H-3 Sea King || US Marines || VH-3D |
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H-60 Whitehawk || US Marines || VH-60N || ||
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VH-71 Kestrel || US Marines || VH-71 || 0 || 28 planned

Fighter

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F-5 Tiger II || USN || F-5E


F-5F
F-5N || 26
4
6 || For adversary training
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F-15 Eagle [ [http://www.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?fsID=101 Factsheets : F-15 Eagle : F-15 Eagle ] ] || USAF || F-15A
F-15B
F-15C
F-15D || 85
14
337
54 ||To be replaced by F-22
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F-15E Strike Eagle [ [http://www.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?fsID=102 Factsheets : F-15E Strike Eagle : F-15E Strike Eagle ] ] || USAF || F-15E || 224 ||
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F-16 Fighting Falcon || USAF || F-16A
F-16B
F-16C
F-16D || 27
28
1084
180 || To be replaced by F-35A
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rowspan=2| F/A-18 Hornet || USMC || F/A-18A
F/A-18C
F/A-18D || 28
86
95 || To be replaced by F-35B
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USN || F/A-18A
F/A-18B
F/A-18C
F/A-18D || 74
26
287
47 || To be replaced by F-35C
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F/A-18E/F Super Hornet || USN || F/A-18E
F/A-18F || 107
127 || [http://www.boeing.com/defense-space/military/fa18ef/docs/EF_overview.pdf]
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F-22 Raptor || USAF || F-22 || 122 || (202 planned)
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F-35 Lightning II || USAF
USMC
USN || F-35A
F-35B
F-35C || 0
0
0 ||Currently in preproduction and testing

Maritime Patrol

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P-3 Orion || USN ||P-3C || 170 || To be replaced by P-8
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P-8 Poseidon || USN || || 0 || On order

Reconnaissance

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U-2 || USAF || TU-2S


U-2S || 5
28 |
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RC-135 || USAF || RC-135S
RC-135U
RC-135V
RC-135W|| 3
2
8
8 |
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U-28A || USAF || U-28A || 6 |
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WC-135 Constant Phoenix || USAF || WC-135 || 2 |
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Tanker

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KC-135 Stratotanker || USAF || KC-135E


KC-135R
KC-135T || 114
364
54 |
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KC-10 Extender || USAF || KC-10A ||59 |

Trainer

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T-1 Jayhawk || USAF || T-1A || 179 |
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T-6 Texan II || USAF


USN || T-6A || 234
57 |
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T-37 Tweet || USAF || T-37B || 213 |
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T-38 Talon || USAF || T-38B
AT-38B
T-38C || 199
21
246 |
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T-43 || USAF || T-43A || 8 |
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T-44 Pegasus || USN ||T-44A || 52 |
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T-45 Goshawk || USN || T-45C || 206 |
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X-26 Frigate || USN || || |

UAVs

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M/RQ-1 Predator || USAF || || |
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RQ-4 Global Hawk || USAF, USN || || |
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RQ-7 Shadow || US Army, USMC || || |
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MQ-9 Reaper || USAF, USN || || |
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CQ-10 Snowgoose || - || || |
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RQ-11 Raven || US Army, USMC || || |
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ScanEagle || - || || |
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Bell Eagle Eye || USCG || || |

Misc.

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OC-135B Open Skies || USAF || OC-135B || 2 |
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S-3 Viking || USN || S-3B || 85 |
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YAL-1 || USAF || || 1 || Prototype
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HC-130 || USCG


USCG
USAF
USAF || HC-130B
HC-130H
HC-130N
HC-130P|| 2
24
10
22 |

Helicopters

Attack

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AH-1W SuperCobra || USMC || AH-1W


AH-1Z || 167
1 || To be replaced by the AH-1Z Viper beginning in 2009 ||
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AH-6 Little Bird || US Army || MH-6A || 20 ||
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AH-64 Apache || US Army || AH-64A
AH-64D || 241
457 ||

Cargo

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CV-22 Osprey || USAF || CV-22 || 4 ||
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CH-46 Sea Knight || USMC || CH-46E || 221 ||
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CH-47 Chinook || US Army || CH-47D || 394 ||
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CH-53 Sea Stallion || USMC || CH-53D || 35 ||
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CH-53E Super Stallion || USMC || CH-53E || 140 ||

Electronic Mission

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UH-60 Black Hawk || US Army || EH-60A || 64 ||

Multi-mission

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MD Helicopters Defender || || || ||
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MQ-8 Fire Scout || USMC, USN || || ||
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MV-22 Osprey || USMC || MV-22 || 175 ||
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MH-53 Pave Low || USN


USAF
USAF || MH-53E
MH-53J
MH-53M || 36
11
22 ||
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UH-60 Black Hawk || US Army || MH-60K
MH-60L || 23
35 ||
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SH-60 Seahawk || USN || SH-60B Seahawk
SH-60F Seahawk
MH-60R Seahawk
MH-60S Knighthawk ||129
60
10
109 ||
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MH-68A Stingray || USCG || MH-68A || 8 ||

Observation

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OH-58 Kiowa || US Army || OH-58A


OH-58C
OH-58D || 150
210
370 ||
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ARH-70 || US Army, National Guard || || 512 Planned ||

Rescue

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HH-46 Sea Knight || USMC || HH-46E || 3 |
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HH-60 Jayhawk || USCG || HH-60J || 41 ||
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HH-60 Pave Hawk || USAF


USN || HH-60G
HH-60H|| 101
50 ||
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HH-65 Dolphin || USCG || HH-65A
HH-65C || 4
90 ||

Training

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TH-57 Sea Ranger || USN || TH-57B


TH-57C || 44
85 |
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TH-67 Creek || US Army|| TH-67 || 172 ||
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Mil Mi-24 || US Army || || 1 ||

Utility

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UH-1 Iroquois || US Army || UH-1H || 150 ||
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UH-1N Twin Huey || USAF


USAF
USMC|| UH-1N
UH-1V
UH-1N || 62
2
106 ||
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UH-1Y Venom || USMC || UH-1Y || 1 ||
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UH-60 Black Hawk || US Army || UH-60A
UH-60L
UH-60M || 751
593
5 ||
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UH-72 Lakota || US Army || UH-72A || 6 ||

References

ee also

*U.S. DoD aircraft designations table
*List of military aircraft of the United States


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