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Largest navy in the world

  • United States Navy is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
  • US Navy was established as the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War.
  • During the World War II, the US Army had more ships than the US Navy.
  • It has the world's largest carrier fleet, with 11 in service, one under construction (two planned), and one in reserve.
  • The Navy is administratively managed by the Department of the Navy, which is headed by the civilian Secretary of the Navy.
  • The names of commissioned ships of the U.S. Navy are prefixed with the letters "USS", designating "United States Ship".
  • It was one of the first to install nuclear reactors aboard naval vessels.
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