List of active United States military aircraft

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Active United States military aircraft is a list of military aircraft that are used by the United States military. For aircraft no longer in-service see List of military aircraft of the United States.

Air Force[edit]

AircraftPhotoOriginRoleVersionQuantityNote
Fixed-wing Aircraft
A-10 Thunderbolt IIA-10 Thunderbolt II In-flight-2.jpg USAAttack aircraftA-10C343[1]To be replaced by F-35A, scheduled to be in service with the USAF until 2028.
AC-130 SpectreAC-130H Spectre jettisons flares.jpg USAGunshipAC-130H
AC-130U
AC-130W
8
17
12[2]
16 AC130J planned to replace AC-130H.[3]
B-1 LancerB-1B over the pacific ocean.jpg USABomberB-1B66Only supersonic bomber aircraft active in the U.S. Air Force.
B-2 SpiritB-2 Spirit original.jpg USABomberB-2A201 in California, 19 at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri[4]
B-52 StratofortressUsaf.Boeing B-52.jpg USABomberB-52H76[5]Slated to remain in service until 2045.
C-5 GalaxyUsaf.c5.galaxy.750pix.jpg USACargo aircraftC-5A
C-5B
C-5C
C-5M
23[6]
34
2
12[7]
a few C-5A and all C-5B and C are to be upgraded to C-5M Supergalaxy.
C-12 HuronC-12 Huron in flight.jpg USACargo aircraft
Surveillance aircraft
C-12C
C-12D
C-12F
C-12J
MC-12W
16
6
2
4
41[Note 1]
C-17 Globemaster IIIC-17 test sortie.jpg USACargo aircraftC-17A223The final C-17 has been delivered.[8]
Gulfstream C-20USAF C-20.JPG USAVIP/Passenger/Cargo aircraftC-20B
C-20H
5
2
Learjet C-21NDANG C-21A Learjet.JPEG USAVIP/Passenger aircraftC-21A47[2]
C-26 MetrolinerDF-SD-08-00706.jpg USACargo aircraftC-26B
RC-26
11
C-27J Spartan164th Airlift Squadron - Alenia-Lockheed Martin C-27J Spartan 08-27015.jpg USA
 Italy
Cargo aircraftC-27J13[9]7 aircraft to be retained by Special Operations Command, remainder to be retired or transferred to US Coast Guard
Boeing C-32USAF C-32A.jpg USAPassenger aircraftC-32A
C-32B
6
2
Gulfstream C-37And-c-37a-89aw.jpg USAVIP/Passenger aircraftC-37A
C-37B
9
2
Gulfstream C-38C-38A Astra SPX DC ANG in flight 2008.jpg USAVIP/Passenger aircraftC-38A2
C-40 ClipperC-40C DC ANG in flight 2008.jpg USAPassenger aircraftC-40B
C-40C
4
7[2]
C-130 HerculesLockheed C-130 Hercules.jpg USACargo aircraftC-130E
C-130H
13
265[2]
C-130J Super HerculesC-130J 135th AS Maryland ANG in flight.jpg USACargo aircraftC-130J
C-130J-30
10
79[10]
129 planned[11][12]
C-144USAF - CN-235-100M QC - Andre Inacio.jpg SpainTransport aircraftCN-235-100M2427th SOS
PZL C-145 Skytruck[13]PZL M28 USAF.JPG PolandTransport aircraftM2810[14]6th SOS[15]
C-146A Wolfhound[16]D328 D-CPRP.jpg GermanyTransport aircraftC-146A14524th SOS[17]
E-3 SentryUsaf.e3sentry.750pix.jpg USAAirborne command and control aircraftE-3B
E-3C
22
10[18]
One E-3B For Testing[18]
Boeing E-4E 4b.jpg USAAirborne command-and-control aircraftE-4B4
E-8 Joint STARST-3 with JT8D-219 engines.JPG USAAirborne command-and-control aircraftE-8C16[19]One E-8C For Testing
E-9A WidgetE-9A Widget aircraft 84-048.jpg USA
 Canada
Surveillance aircraftE-9A2[20]
Northrop Grumman E-11A[21]2010-07-08 BD700 Tyrolean OE-IGS EDDF 03.jpg USA
 Canada
Battlefield Airborne Communications NodeE-11A4[22]
EC-130H Compass CallEC-130H Compass Call 060617.jpg USAElectronic-warfare aircraftEC-130H14
EC-130J Commando Solo IIIEC-130J Commando Solo.JPG USAElectronic-warfare aircraftEC-130J
EC-130SJ
3
4
F-15 EagleF-15, 71st Fighter Squadron, in flight.JPG USAAir superiority fighterF-15C
F-15D
222
32
Currently being upgraded to remain in service beyond 2025, the aircraft will eventually be replaced by the F-22A.
F-15E Strike EagleF-15E - Controlling The Sky.JPG USAFighter aircraftF-15E219[23]Currently being upgraded to remain in service beyond 2025, the aircraft will be replaced by the F-35A.
F-16 Fighting FalconF-16 June 2008.jpg USAFighter aircraftF-16C/D827[24][Note 2]To be replaced by the F-35A.
F-22 RaptorLockheed Martin F-22A Raptor JSOH.jpg USAAir superiority fighterF-22A178[25][26]
F-35 Lightning IIFirst F-35 headed for USAF service.jpg USAFighter aircraftF-35A14[27]In production with 1763 planned, currently 13 for testing
HC-130 Combat King/Combat King IIUS Airforce HC-130.jpg USASearch and rescue aircraftHC-130N
HC-130P
HC-130J
10
23
2
37 HC-130J planned
KC-10 ExtenderKC-10 Extender (2151957820).jpg USATanker aircraftKC-10A59
KC-135 Stratotanker100225-F-3252P-617.jpg USATanker aircraftKC-135R
KC-135T
363[Note 3]
54
To be replaced by the KC-46
LC-130 HerculesLC-130H taking off Greenland July 2010.jpg USACargo aircraftLC-130H10operated by Air National Guards 109th Airlift Wing at Schenectady, New York
MC-130
Combat Talon II/Combat Shadow
MC-130 Combat Talon II.jpg USAMulti-mission aircraftMC-130H
MC-130P
MC-130J
20[28]
27[29]
4[30]
37 MC-130J planned
OC-135 Open SkiesOc-135 xxl.jpg USAObservation aircraftOC-135B3
Boeing RC-135RC-135 Rivet Joint.jpg USAReconnaissance aircraftRC-135S
RC-135U
RC-135V/W
3
2
17[31]
T-1 JayhawkT-1 Jayhawk At Centennial.jpg USATrainer aircraftT-1A178Originally 180 – 2 no longer in service after mishaps
T-6 Texan IIT-6A Texan II.jpg USATrainer aircraftT-6A446[32]
T-38 TalonT-38 560FTS RandolphAFB 2001.jpeg USATrainer aircraftT-38A
(A)T-38B
T-38C
54
6
448[2]
T-41 MescaleroUSAF T-41D.JPG USATrainer aircraftT-41C4
Cessna T-51Cessna T-51A.png USATrainer aircraftT-51A3
Diamond T-52N681BA RIAT Bthebest.JPG CanadaTrainer aircraftT-52A20
Cirrus T-53[33]USAF T-53A.jpg USATrainer aircraftT-53A3
U-2 Dragon LadyUsaf.u2.750pix.jpg USAReconnaissance aircraft
Trainer aircraft
U-2S
TU-2S
26
5
Pilatus U-28PC-12 take off.jpg  SwitzerlandUtility aircraftU-28A19[34]
Boeing VC-25Air Force One over Mt. Rushmore.jpg USAVIP TransportVC-25A2Used as Presidential Transport
WC-130 HerculesWC-130J Hercules of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron.jpg USAWeather Reconnaissance aircraftWC-130J10operated by Air Force Reserve 53d Weather Reconnaissance Squadron at Keesler AFB, Mississippi
WC-135 Constant PhoenixWC-135.jpg USAWeather Reconnaissance aircraftWC-1352
Helicopters
HH-60 Pave HawkAirforce-mh60-26106-071002-fox-01-16.jpg USASearch and rescue helicopterHH-60G
HH-60U
99[35]
4[2]
UH-1N Twin HueyUH-1N-6.jpg USAUtility helicopterUH-1N62
UH-1 IroquoisHH-1H 37th ARRS in flight 1983.JPEG USAUtility helicopterUH-1H3
TH-1 IroquoisHH-1H 37th ARRS in flight 1983.JPEG USATrainer helicopterTH-1H27
STOL and VTOL
de Havilland Canada UV-18UV-18B USAF academy parachute training 1980.JPEG CanadaUtility STOL aircraftUV-18B3
CV-22 OspreyUS Navy SEALs hoisted into AF CV-22.jpg USACargo VTOL aircraftCV-22B17[36]50 planned
Undesignated Foreign Aircraft
Mil Mi-8Mi-8 Hip Roving Sands 99.jpg USSRUtility helicopterMi-8VT6Evaluations
Mikoyan MiG-29Mikoyan mig29.jpg USSRAir superiority, Multirole fighterMiG-29UB3Evaluation only
Sukhoi Su-27Su-27 low pass.jpg USSRAir superiority fighterSu-27UB2Used for "Aggressor" training[37]

Army[edit]

AircraftPhotoOriginRoleVersionQuantityNote
Fixed-wing Aircraft
C-12 HuronC-12 Huron.gif USACargo/TransportC-12C
C-12D
C-12F
17
14
17
Gulfstream C-20USAF C-20.JPG USACargo/TransportC-20C4
C-26 MetrolinerMetroliner C-26.jpg USACargo/TransportC-26E11
C-31 TroopshipUS Army Fokker C-31A Troopship Asuspine.jpg NetherlandsCargo/TransportC-31A2Used by the Golden Knights
Gulfstream C-37And-c-37a-89aw.jpg USACargo/TransportC-37A
C-37B
2
1
EO-5Arl-dash7-N158CL-010515-01.jpg CanadaReconnaissanceEO-5C5[38]Previously designated as RC-7B
RC-12 HuronBeechcraft RC-12N Huron in flight.jpg USAReconnaissanceRC-12D
RC-12H
RC-12K
12
6
18
Cessna UC-35Cessna uc-35a citation 560 ultra v arp.jpg USAUtility aircraftUC-35A
UC-35B
20
7
Helicopters
AH-6 Little BirdMH-6 Little Bird.jpg USAAttack helicopterMH/AH-6M51
AH-64 ApacheAH-64D Apache Longbow.jpg USAAttack helicopterAH-64A
AH-64D
107[23]
619[23][Note 4]
CH-47 ChinookCH-47 2.jpg USACargo helicopterCH-47D
CH-47F
394
48
464 new CH-47F to be delivered
EH-60 Black HawkUH-60A Black Hawk.jpg USAElectronic-warfare helicopterEH-60A64
MH-47 ChinookMH-47.Chinook.jpg USAMulti-mission helicopterMH-47D
MH-47E
MH-47G
11
23
27
MH-60 Black HawkMH-60K Black Hawk.jpg USAMulti-mission helicopterMH-60K
MH-60L
23
35
OH-58 KiowaOH-58D 2.jpg USAObservation helicopterOH-58A
OH-58C
OH-58D
150
210
368
A / C models are currently under replacement by UH-72
TH-67 CreekTH-67A Creek.jpg USA
 Canada
Trainer helicopterTH-67172
UH-1 IroquoisUH-1H 159th Aviation Regiment US Army in flight 1990.JPEG USAUtility helicopterUH-1H875To be replaced by UH-72
UH-60 Black HawkBlackhawk.jpg USAUtility helicopterUH-60A
UH-60L
UH-60M
751
592
100[39]




1227 planned
UH-72 LakotaUH-72 Lakota2.jpg USA
 Germany
Utility helicopterUH-72A250345 planned[40]
STOL
DHC-6 Twin OtterGolden Knights UV-18A.png CanadaUtility STOL aircraftUV-18A6
Undesignated Foreign Aircraft
Antonov An-26Antonov.an26.fairford.arp.jpg USSRUndesignated foreign aircraft3
Antonov An-2An-2 on skis.jpg USSR
 Poland
Undesignated foreign aircraft1
Mil Mi-24Mi-24 flown by ATEC at Roving Sands 2000.jpg USSRAttack helicopter with transport capabilities1Acquired from Germany and used for adversary training. Retired to Fort Bliss Old Ironsides Museum.

Coast Guard[edit]

AircraftPhotoOriginRoleVersionQuantityNote
Fixed-wing Aircraft
Gulfstream C-37USCG AC C37A Flight.jpg USALong Range Command & Control aircraftC-37A2Two USCG VC-37As provides VIP transport for high-ranking members of the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Coast Guard using the designation Coast Guard 01 or Coast Guard 02. The C-37A enjoys commonality of parts and supplies with more than a dozen C-37As operated by the Department of Defense.
HC-130 HerculesUSCG C130 Hercules.jpg USASearch and rescue aircraftHC-130B
HC-130H
HC-130J
5
22
6
The Coast Guard's fleet currently includes five HC-130H (1500 series), 22 HC-130H-7 (1700 series), and six HC-130J models of the famous Hercules, widely recognized as the West's premier military transport. Many of the HC-130Bs are slated to be replaced by HC-130Js.
HC-144 Ocean SentryHC-144A Ocean Sentry (2).jpg SpainSearch and rescue aircraftHC-14417The HC-144A will assume medium range surveillance and transport requirements, replacing the HU-25 and some HC-130s. The Ocean Sentry has the capability to perform aerial delivery of search and rescue equipment such as rafts, pumps, and flares, and it can serve as an on-scene commander platform for homeland security missions, since it is outfitted with the IDS Command and Control (C2) System, and the start-of-the-art C4ISR suite of sensors and avionics. CGAS Miami is the first unit to receive operational HC-144A's.
HU-25 GuardianHu-25.jpg FranceSearch and rescue aircraftHU-2541Most of the service's HU-25s have been decommissioned, with complete phase-out slated by 2014. They will be replaced by the HC-144A Ocean Sentry.
Helicopters
HH-60 JayhawkUS Coast Guard helicopter rescue demonstration.jpg USAMedium Range Recovery (MRR) helicopterHH-60J
MH-60T
41There are 42 total Jayhawks in the Coast Guard air fleet, with 35 in operational use. A number of the MH-60s have completed an upgrade and are redesigned as MH-60T.
HH-65 DolphinUSCG HH-65.JPG FranceShort Range Recovery (SRR) helicopterMH-65C
MH-65D
MH-65E
101There are 101 H-65s in the inventory. As part of the ongoing H-65 Conversion / Sustainment Project, all HH-65Bs have been upgraded to HH-65C configuration, equipped with Turbomecca Arriel 2C2 engines. Furthermore, the re-designation of AUF HH-65Cs to MH-65Cs reflects the installation of armament and a significantly upgraded communications package. The MH-65D is also currently being delivered to air stations throughout the Coast Guard. The MH-65E model is expected to begin to be delivered to the fleet in FY14.

Marine Corps[edit]

AircraftPhotoOriginRoleVersionQuantityNote
Fixed-wing Aircraft
C-9 Skytrain IIC-9 Skytrain.gif USACargo/Transport aircraftC-9B2
F/A-18 HornetUSMC FA-18 Hornet.JPEG USACarrier-based Fighter aircraftF/A-18A
F/A-18C
F/A-18D
48
86
95
To be replaced by 80 F-35C [41]
KC-130KC-130J USMC.jpg USATanker aircraftKC-130F
KC-130R
KC-130T
KC-130J
5
2
28
46[42]
Cessna UC-35Marines-uc35-6766-070403-04cr-16.jpg USAUtility aircraftUC-35C
UC-35D
2
10[43]
Helicopters
AH-1 SuperCobraAH-1 Cobra.jpg USAAttack helicopterAH-1W153[44]To be upgraded to/replaced by AH-1Z Viper beginning in 2009
AH-1Z ViperAH-1Z lands on USS Makin Island LHD-8.jpg USAAttack helicopterAH-1Z28[45]189 planned[45]
CH-46 Sea KnightUSMC CH-46.jpg USACargo helicopterCH-46E111[46][Note 5]To be replaced by V-22.
CH-53E Super StallionCh53e-40-070920-28cr-16.jpg USACargo helicopterCH-53E139[Note 6]To be replaced with 225 CH-53K beginning in 2018.[47]
UH-1N Twin Huey USAUtility helicopterUH-1N88[48]To be replaced by UH-1Y Venom beginning in 2009
UH-1Y VenomUH-1Y.jpg USAUtility helicopterUH-1Y31[45]160 planned[45]
VH-3 Sea KingVH-3D Marine One over Washington DC May 2005.jpg USAVIP Transport helicopterVH-3D11Used as Presidential Transport
VH-53 Sea StallionHMX-1 VH53.jpg USAVIP Transport helicopterVH-53D2
VH-60 WhitehawkVH-60 Marine One.jpg USAVIP Transport helicopterVH-60N7
VSTOL and VTOL
AV-8B Harrier IIHarrier.av8b.750pix.jpg UK
 USA
Attack VTOL aircraftAV-8B99To be replaced by F-35B[41]
MV-22 OspreyUS Navy SEALs hoisted into AF CV-22.jpg USAMulti-mission VTOL aircraftMV-22B126360 planned
TAV-8B Harrier IIVmat20310206a.JPG UK
 USA
Training VTOL aircraftTAV-8B19To be replaced by F-35B
F-35 Lightning IIF-35B after vertical landing.jpg USAFighter VSTOL aircraftF-35B21340 F-35B ordered[49]

Navy[edit]

AircraftPhotoOriginRoleVersionQuantityNote
Fixed-wing Aircraft
C-2 GreyhoundC-2 Landeanflug.jpg USACarrier-based Cargo/Transport aircraftC-2A34
C-9 Skytrain IIC-9 Skytrain.gif USACargo/Transport aircraftC-9B4To be replaced by C-40 Clipper
Gulfstream C-20C-20 Gulfstream.gif USACargo/Transport aircraftC-20A
C-20D
C-20G
1
2
5
Gulfstream C-37C-37B (Gulf Stream 550).jpg USACargo/Transport aircraftC-37A
C-37B
1
3
C-40 ClipperUSN C-40A Clipper.jpg USACargo/Transport aircraftC-40A11
C-130 HerculesC-130T Hercules Blue Angels.jpg USACargo/Transport aircraftC-130T19
CT-39 SabrelinerT39 mainlarge cnatra navy.jpg USACargo/Transport aircraftCT-39G1
E-2 HawkeyeE-2C Hawkeye Bear Aces.jpg USACarrier-based Airborne Command and Control aircraftE-2C67To be replaced by E-2D starting in 2014
E-6 MercuryE-6B TACAMO Climb.jpg USAElectronic-warfare aircraftE-6B16
EA-18G GrowlerEA-18G at Whidbey April 2007.jpg USACarrier-based Electronic-warfare aircraftEA-18G114
EP-3 ARIES IIEP-3E DN-SD-07-09322.JPEG USAElectronic-warfare aircraftEP-3E11
F-5F/N Tiger IIF-5N from VFC-111 Sundowners taxiing.jpg USAFighter aircraftF-5F
F-5N
3
41
Used for adversary training[50]
F/A-18 HornetFA-18-NAVY-Blue-Diamond.jpg USACarrier-based Fighter aircraftF/A-18A
F/A-18B
F/A-18C
F/A-18D
74
26
286
47
To be replaced by F-35C
F/A-18E/F Super HornetFA-18 Hornet VFA-41.jpg USACarrier-based Fighter aircraftF/A-18E
F/A-18F
565
F-35 Lightning IICF-1 flight test.jpg USACarrier-based Fighter aircraftF-35C4NAS Pax River SDD aircraft, 260 planned[49]
P-3 OrionUS Navy 030129-N-0226M-002 P-3C Orion.jpg USAMaritime patrol aircraftP-3C154[51]To be replaced by P-8
P-8 PoseidonP 8A touches down at Pax River.jpg USAAnti-Submarine-warfare aircraftP-8A13[52]122 planned[53]
T-6 Texan IIT-6A Texan II.jpg USATrainer aircraftT-6A
T-6B
49
12
Beech T-44T 44 4LR.jpg USATrainer aircraftT-44A52
T-45 GoshawkT-45A Goshawk 03.jpg USACarrier-based Trainer aircraftT-45C218
Cessna UC-35Cessna uc-35a citation 560 ultra v arp.jpg USAUtility aircraftUC-35D1
Helicopters
HH-60 Rescue HawkSH-60 Seahawk.jpg USASearch-and-rescue helicopterHH-60H49
MH-53 Sea DragonUS Navy 070416-N-6501M-006 An MH-53E Sea Dragon assigned to Helicopter Mine Counter Measure Squadron (HM) 15 conducts a mine sweeping exercise.jpg USAMulti-mission helicopterMH-53E36
MH-60 SeahawkMH-60R.jpg USAAnti-submarine warfare helicopter
Multi-mission Helicopter
MH-60R
MH-60S
166[54]
234[54]
291 planned[54]
275 planned[54]
SH-60 SeahawkSH-60B Seahawk.jpg USAAnti-submarine warfare helicopterSH-60B
SH-60F
129
60
TH-57 Sea RangerTH57C boat ops.jpg USATraining helicopterTH-57B
TH-57C
44
85

Unmanned aerial vehicles[edit]

AircraftPhotoOriginRoleVersionQuantityNote
Fixed-wing Aircraft
MQ-1 PredatorMQ-1 Predator unmanned aircraft.jpg USAAir ForceMQ-1B[55]165[2]
MQ-1C Grey EagleOCPA-2005-08-11-080331.jpg USAArmyMQ-1C12133 planned[56]
RQ-4 Global HawkGlobal Hawk 1.jpg USAAir Force, NavyRQ-4A
RQ-4B
MQ-4C
37[57]66 RQ-4B planned plus 68 MQ-4C [56][58]
RQ-5 HunterHunter RQ-5.jpg IsraelArmyMQ-5B20[59]
RQ-7 Shadow USAArmy, Marine CorpsRQ-7B500450 aircraft are operated by the Army and 50 aircraft are operated by the Marine Corps. The US Army has ordered an additional 68 RQ-7 Shadows.[60]
MQ-9 ReaperMQ-9 Reaper - 090609-F-0000M-777.JPG USAAir ForceMQ-9B104[2]396 planned[56]
RQ-11 RavenRQ-11 Raven 1.jpg USAArmy, Marine Corps, USSOCOM
Prioria Robotics MavericMaveric InFlight.jpg USAArmy36[61]
RQ-170 SentinelRQ-170 Wiki contributor 3Dartist.png USAAir Force
McDonnell Douglas QF-4 PhantomQF-4E.JPG USAAir Force, NavyQF-4E230Retired fighter now used as a target drone
ScanEagleScanEagle UAV catapult launcher 2005-04-16.jpg USANavy, Marine Corps1[62]
Switchblade USAArmy, Marine Corps
Puma AERQ20A-130304-M-DE426-001 crop.jpg USAArmy, Marine Corps, Air Force
Lockheed Martin Stalker USAUS SOCOMStalker XE
Helicopters
MQ-8 Fire ScoutFIRESCOUT-VUAS.jpg USAMarine Corps, NavyMQ-8B27[63]168 planned[64]
K-MAXUSMC-111215-M-JU941-001.jpg USAMarine Corps1One lost to crash in June 2013.[65]
VSTOL and VTOL
CQ-10 SnowgooseCQ-10 SnowGoose.jpg CanadaArmy1549 CQ-10 Snowgooses are planned.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ One lost on April 27, 2013.Air Forces Monthly. Stamford, Lincolnshire, England: Key Publishing Ltd. June 2013. p. 26. 
  2. ^ another one lost on January 28, 2013.Air Forces Monthly. Stamford, Lincolnshire, England: Key Publishing Ltd. March 2013. p. 33. 
  3. ^ One lost on May 3, 2013.Air Forces Monthly. Stamford, Lincolnshire, England: Key Publishing Ltd. July 2013. p. 28. 
  4. ^ One lost on April 19, 2013.Air Forces Monthly. Stamford, Lincolnshire, England: Key Publishing Ltd. June 2013. p. 25. 
  5. ^ One lost on 20 February 2013.Air Forces Monthly. Stamford, Lincolnshire, England: Key Publishing Ltd. April 2013. p. 29. 
  6. ^ One lost on April 16, 2013."US military helicopter crashes near North Korean border". The Sun. Retrieved April 16, 2013. 

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