A. Kategori Kapal perang Amerika saat ini:
1. Aircraft Carriers allowing the mobile projection of Naval Air Power across the globe.
2. Amphibious Assault Ships deploy and support U.S. ground forces in remote locations
3. Cruisers multi-mission warships capable of engaging multiple simultaneous targets and employed in force support or independent action
4. Littoral Combat Ships fast, agile, focused-mission platform designed for operation in near-shore environments yet capable of open-ocean operation.
5. Destroyers fast warships providing multi-mission offensive and defensive capability, independently or in fleet support
6. Frigates warships designed to protect other ships and as anti-submarine warfare combatants
7. Submarines capable of underwater operations and designed to carry out research, rescue, or specific wartime missions