List of active United States military aircraft

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 the list of military aircraft of the United States.

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Army

|- ! Type ! Manufacturer ! Origin ! Propulsion ! Role ! Control ! Introduced ! data-sort-type="number" | In service ! data-sort-type="number" | Total ! Notes |- | CL-650 (ARTEMIS) | Bombardier | Canada | Jet | Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance | Manned | 2020 | 2 | 2 | modified CL-650; N488CR c/n 6140, N9191 c/n 5312 |- | C-12J | Beechcraft | USA | Propeller | Transport | Manned | 1984 | 3 | | |- | C-12 Huron | Beechcraft | USA | Propeller | Cargo/Transport | Manned | 1972 | 93 | | C-12D, C-12R, C-12U, and C-12V |- | C-41 Aviocar | CASA | Spain | Propeller | Cargo/Transport | Manned | 1974 | 5 | | |- | C-26E Metroliner | Fairchild | USA | Propeller | Cargo/Transport | Manned | 1980s | 12 | | |- | C-27J Spartan | Alenia Aeronautica | USA Italy | Propeller | Cargo aircraft | Manned | 2006 | 7 | | Former Air Force aircraft used by Army Special Operations Command for training. |- | C-31A Troopship | Fokker | Netherlands | Propeller | Cargo/Transport | Manned | 1958 | 2 | | Used for the Golden Knights Gold Team and Black Team |- | C-20H | Gulfstream | USA | Jet | VIP Transport | Manned | 1985 | 1 | | |- | EO-5 | de Havilland Canada | Canada | Propeller | Electronic Warfare, Reconnaissance | Manned | 1975 | 10 | | 3 x EO-5C, 7 x RC-7. +more Previously designated as RC-7B |- | RC-12 | Beechcraft | USA | Propeller | Reconnaissance | Manned | 1974 | 83 | | RC-12D, RC-12H and RC-12K |- | UC-35 | Cessna | USA | Jet | Utility aircraft | Manned | 1987 | 27 | | 20 x UC-35A, 7 x UC-35B |- | C-37 | Gulfstream | USA | Jet | VIP Transport | Manned | 1997 | 3 | | 1 x C-37B (G550)(04-1778), 2 x C-37A (G500)(02-1863, 05-1944) |- | RO-6A | de Havilland Canada | Canada | Propeller | Patrol | Manned | 1983 | 6 | | Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance |- | UV-18C | de Havilland Canada | Canada | Propeller | Cargo/Transport | Manned | 1965 | 3 | | Used for the Golden Knights Gold Team |- | MH/AH-6M Little Bird | MD Helicopter | USA | Helicopter | Attack | Manned | 1980 | 47 | | |- | AH-64 Apache Longbow, Guardian | Boeing | USA | Helicopter | Attack | Manned | 1986 | 792 | | AH-64D and AH-64E. 25 on order as of December 2015. To be replaced by Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft. |- | CH-47F Chinook | Boeing | USA | Helicopter | Transport | Manned | 1962 | 442 | | 394 x CH-47D, 48 x CH-47F. 464 new CH-47F to be delivered. To be replaced by Future Heavy Lift. |- | EH-60A Black Hawk | Sikorsky | USA | Helicopter | Electronic-warfare | Manned | 1979 | 64 | | |- | MH-47 Chinook | Boeing | USA | Helicopter | Multi-mission | Manned | 1962 | 61 | | 11 x MH-47D, 23 x MH-47E, 27 x MH-47G |- | MH-60 Black Hawk | Sikorsky | USA | Helicopter | Multi-mission | Manned | 1979 | 58 | | 23 x MH-60K, 35 x MH-60L. |- | UH-60 Black Hawk | Sikorsky | USA | Helicopter | Utility | Manned | 1979 | 1,443 | | 751 x UH-60A, 592 x UH-60L, 100 x UH-60M. 1227 UH-60M planned. UH-60A and UH-60L models being upgraded and converted UH-60V. To be replaced by Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft. |- | UH-72A Lakota | Eurocopter | USA Germany | Helicopter | Utility | Manned | 2007 | 341 | | 13 on order as of December 2015. |- | MQ-1C Gray Eagle | General Atomics | USA | Propeller | | Unmanned | 2009 | 75 | | 133 planned |- | Prioria Robotics Maveric | Prioria Robotics | USA | Propeller | | Unmanned | 2008 | 36 | | |- | CQ-10 Snowgoose | MMIST | Canada | Propeller | Transport | Unmanned | 2005 | 15 | | 49 planned. Parafoil and autogyro variants. |- | RQ-7B Shadow | AAI Corporation | USA | Propeller | | Unmanned | 2002 | 450 | | 68 on order. |- | RQ-11 Raven | AeroVironment | USA | Propeller | | Unmanned | 2003 | | | |- | RQ-20 Puma | AeroVironment | USA | Propeller | Patrol | Unmanned | 2008 | | | |}.

Marine Corps

|- ! Type ! Manufacturer ! Origin ! Propulsion ! Role ! Control ! Introduced ! In service ! Total ! Notes |- | C-20G | Gulfstream | USA | Jet | Cargo/Transport aircraft | Manned | 1985 | 2 | 2 | will be upgraded to C-20 ER |- | F/A-18A Hornet | McDonnell Douglas | USA | Jet | Carrier-based Fighter | Manned | 1985 | 36 Active, 7 Training, 12 Stored | 55 | Scheduled to be replaced by F-35B/C Lightning II by 2019 |- | F/A-18B Hornet | McDonnell Douglas | USA | Jet | Carrier-based Trainer | Manned | 1985 | 4 Training, 3 Stored | 7 | Scheduled to be replaced by F-35B/C Lightning II by 2019. |- | F/A-18C Hornet |McDonnell Douglas | USA | Jet | Carrier-based Fighter | Manned | 1985 | 60 Active, 12 Training, 47 Stored | 119 | Scheduled to begin replacement by F-35B/C Lightning II starting 2019. +more |- | F/A-18D Hornet | McDonnell Douglas | USA | Jet | Carrier-based Strike | Manned | 1985 | 48 Active, 20 Training, 24 Stored | 92 | Scheduled to begin replacement by F-35B/C Lightning II starting 2023. |- | F-35B Lightning II | Lockheed Martin | USA | Jet | Carrier-based Fighter | Manned | 2015 | 32 Active, 25 Training | 57 | V/STOL variant. Planned total of 353 F-35Bs and 67 F-35Cs (CTOL) to replace various aircraft. |- | F-5N Tiger II | Northrop | USA | Jet | Aggressor | Manned | 1959 | 12 | | Scheduled to maintain service till 2026. |- | KC-130J Super Hercules | Lockheed Martin | USA | Propeller | Aerial refueling | Manned | 1962 | 52 | | |- | UC-12W Huron | Beechcraft | USA | Propeller | Utility | Manned | 1974 | 8 | 8 | Scheduled to replace the UC-12F/M Huron by 2024. |- | UC-12M Huron | Beechcraft | USA | Propeller | Utility | Manned | 1974 | 2 | 2 | Scheduled to be replaced by UC-12W Huron by 2024. |- | UC-12F Huron | Beechcraft | USA | Propeller | Utility | Manned | 1974 | 4 | 4 | Scheduled to be replaced by UC-12W Huron by 2024. |- | UC-35D Citation | Cessna | USA | Jet | Utility | Manned | 1972 | 10 Active | 10 | To be replaced/upgraded to UC-35 ER. |- | UC-35C Citation | Cessna | USA | Jet | Utility | Manned | 1972 | 2 Active | 2 | To be replaced/upgraded to UC-35 ER. |- | AH-1Z Viper | Bell | USA | Helicopter | Attack | Manned | 2010 | 90 | | 189 planned in total |- | CH-53E Super Stallion | Sikorsky | USA | Helicopter | Cargo/Transport | Manned | 1981 | 96 Active, 6 Reserve, 10 Training | 142 | To be replaced by CH-53K King Stallion, in flight testing - 2015. |- | UH-1Y Venom | Bell | USA | Helicopter | Utility | Manned | 2008 | 122 | 160 | |- | VH-3D Sea King | Sikorsky | USA | Helicopter | Marine One VIP Transport | Manned | 1961 | 11 | | To be replaced by Sikorsky VH-92A |- | VH-60N Whitehawk | Sikorsky | USA | Helicopter | Marine One VIP Transport | Manned | 1979 | 8 | | To be replaced by Sikorsky VH-92A |- | AV-8B/+ Harrier II | McDonnell Douglas | US / UK | Jet | Attack/Trainer | Manned | 1985 | 80 Active, 13 training, 4 test aircraft | 97 | VTOL. To be replaced by F-35B |- | MV-22B Osprey | Bell Boeing | USA | Tiltrotor | Multi-mission | Manned | 2007 | 236 | 300 | VTOL. 360 on order |- | K-MAX | Kaman | USA | Helicopter | Cargo and transport | Unmanned | 1991 | 1 | | Helicopter with twin intermeshing rotors. UAV variant of manned type. |- | RQ-7B Shadow | AAI Corporation | USA | Propeller | Reconnaissance | Unmanned | 2002 | 50 | | |- | RQ-11 Raven | AeroVironment | USA | Propeller | Reconnaissance | Unmanned | 2003 | | | |- | MQ-27 | Boeing | USA | Propeller | Reconnaissance | Unmanned | 2005 | | | |- | RQ-20 Puma | AeroVironment | USA | Propeller | Reconnaissance | Unmanned | 2008 | | | |- | RQ-21A Blackjack | Boeing Insitu | USA | Propeller | Reconnaissance | Unmanned | 2014 | | | |- | MQ-8B Fire Scout | Northrop Grumman | USA | Helicopter | Multi-Mission | Unmanned | 2009 | 27 | | |- | Black Hornet Nano | Prox Dynamics | Norway | Helicopter | | Unmanned | 2015 | | | |- | MQ-9 Reaper | General Atomics | USA | Propeller | Reconnaissance | Unmanned | 2023 | |8 | Scheduled to 2023. |} *"In service" sources:.

Navy

|- ! Type ! Manufacturer ! Origin ! Propulsion ! Role ! Control ! Introduced ! In service ! Total ! Notes |- | C-2A Greyhound | Grumman | USA | Propeller | Carrier-based Cargo/Transport aircraft | Manned | 1966 | 33 | | To be replaced by 44 CMV-22 |- | C-20 | Gulfstream | USA | Jet | Cargo/Transport aircraft | Manned | 1985 | 4 | | C-20G |- | C-37 | Gulfstream | USA | Jet | Cargo/Transport aircraft | Manned | 1997 | 4 | | 1 x C-37A |- | C-40A Clipper | Boeing | USA | Jet | Cargo/Transport aircraft | Manned | 2001 | 17 | | |- | C-130T Hercules | Lockheed | USA | Propeller | Cargo/Transport aircraft | Manned | 1956 | 15 | | |- | UC-12 Huron | Beechcraft | USA | Propeller | Cargo/Transport aircraft | Manned | 1974 | 14 | | |- | C-26D Metroliner | Fairchild | USA | Propeller | Cargo/Transport aircraft | Manned | 1980s | 6 | | |- | KC-130T | Lockheed Martin | USA | Propeller | Aerial Refueling | Manned | 1962 | 5 | | |- | E-2C/D Hawkeye | Northrop Grumman | USA | Propeller | Carrier-based Airborne Command and Control aircraft | Manned | 1963 | 81 | | |- | E-6B Mercury | Boeing | USA | Jet | TACAMO | Manned | 1989 | 16 | | |- | EA-18G Growler | Boeing | USA | Jet | Carrier-based Electronic-warfare aircraft | Manned | 2009 | 155 | | |- | EP-3E ARIES II | Lockheed | USA | Propeller | Electronic-warfare aircraft | Manned | 1950s | 12 | | |- | F-5F/N Tiger II | Northrop | USA | Jet | Aggressor | Manned | 1962 | 29 | | F-5F, F-5N. Used for adversary training |- | F-16 Fighting Falcon | General Dynamics | USA | Jet | Aggressor | Manned | 1978 | 14 | | Used for adversary training. +more |- | F/A-18E/F Super Hornet | McDonnell Douglas / Northrop Grumman / Boeing | USA | Jet | Carrier-based Fighter | Manned | 1999 | 512 | | F/A-18E and F/A-18F. 22 on order. |- | F-35C Lightning II | Lockheed Martin | USA | Jet | Carrier-based Fighter aircraft | Manned | 2015 | 118 | | 260 planned |- | MQ-4C Triton | Northrop Grumman | USA | Jet | Unmanned aerial vehicle | Unmanned | 2018 | 2 | | 68 Planned |- | P-3C Orion | Lockheed | USA | Propeller | Maritime patrol aircraft | Manned | 1962 | 37 | | To be replaced by P-8 |- | P-8A Poseidon | Boeing | USA | Jet | Anti-Submarine-warfare aircraft | Manned | 2013 | 91 | | 24 on order |- | T-6 Texan II | Beechcraft | USA | Propeller | Trainer aircraft | Manned | 2001 | 294 | | 29 on order. |- | T-44A | Beechcraft | USA | Propeller | Trainer aircraft | Manned | 1964 | 57 | | |- | T-45C Goshawk | McDonnell Douglas | UK/USA | Jet | Carrier-based Trainer aircraft | Manned | 1991 | 194 | | |- | UC-35D | Cessna | USA | Jet | Utility aircraft | Manned | 1972 | 1 | | |- | CMV-22 Osprey | Bell Boeing | USA | Tiltrotor | Multi-mission | Manned | 2007 | 1 | | 48 on order. |- | MH-53E Sea Dragon | Sikorsky | USA | Helicopter | Airborne mine countermeasures and vertical on-board delivery | Manned | 1981 | 27 | | |- | MH-60 Seahawk | Sikorsky | USA | Helicopter | Anti-submarine warfare helicopterMulti-mission | Manned | 1984 | 508 | | |- | TH-57B/C Sea Ranger | Bell | USA | Helicopter | Trainer | Manned | 1984 | 114 | | To be replaced by the AgustaWestland TH-57A Thrasher |- | ScanEagle | Boeing | USA | Propeller | | Unmanned | 2005 | | | |- | RQ-21A Blackjack | Boeing Insitu | USA | Propeller | | Unmanned | 2014 | | | |- | MQ-8B Fire Scout | Northrop Grumman | USA | Helicopter | Patrol | Unmanned | 2009 | 27 | | Helicopter. 96 planned. |}.

Air Force

|- ! Aircraft ! Manufacturer ! Origin ! Propulsion ! Role ! Control ! Introduced ! data-sort-type="number" | In service ! Total ! Notes |- | A-10C Thunderbolt II | Fairchild Republic | USA | Jet | CAS / Attack | Manned | 1977 | 281 | | |- | AC-130J Ghostrider | Lockheed | USA | Propeller | CAS / Attack | Manned | 2017 | 6 | | Replacement for the AC-130U. |- | AC-130W Stinger II | Lockheed | USA | Propeller | CAS / Attack | Manned | 1966 | 20 | | Currently being replaced by the AC-130J. +more |- | B-1B Lancer | Rockwell International | USA | Jet | Bomber | Manned | 1986 | 45 | | Employs variable-sweep wing design. To be replaced by the B-21 Raider. |- | B-2A Spirit | Northrop Grumman | USA | Jet | Bomber | Manned | 1997 | 19 | | Stealth capable aircraft. To be replaced by the B-21 Raider. |- | B-52H Stratofortress | Boeing | USA | Jet | Bomber | Manned | 1955 | 74 | | 2 retired B52H being reactivated to replace damaged aircraft and return fleet size to 76. |- | C-5M Super Galaxy | Lockheed | USA | Jet | Strategic airlifter | Manned | 1970 | 52 | | |- | C-12C/D/H/J Huron | Beechcraft | USA | Propeller | Transport | Manned | 1972 | 55 | | 32 aircraft are used for reconnaissance |- | C-17A Globemaster III | McDonnell Douglas/Boeing | USA | Jet | Strategic airlifter | Manned | 1995 | 222 | | Were produced by McDonnell-Douglas prior to the merger with Boeing. |- | C-21A Learjet 35 | Learjet | USA | Jet | VIP transport | Manned | 1985 | 18 | | |- | C-32A/B Air Force Two | Boeing | USA | Jet | VIP transport | Manned | 1998 | 6 | | |- | C-37A/B Gulfstream V | Gulfstream | USA | Jet | VIP transport | Manned | 1998 | 11 | | |- | C-40B/C | Boeing | USA | Jet | VIP transport | Manned | 2001 | 11 | | |- | C-130H Hercules | Lockheed Martin | USA | Propeller | Tactical airlifter | Manned | 1956 | 192 | | |- | C-130J Super Hercules | Lockheed Martin | USA | Propeller | Tactical airlifter | Manned | 1996 | 132 | | |- | C-145A Skytruck | PZL Mielec | Poland | Propeller | Utility | Manned | 2007 | 5 | | Assigned to the 6th Special Operations Squadron |- | C-146A Wolfhound | Fairchild-Dornier | Germany | Propeller | Transport | Manned | 2011 | 20 | | Flown with the 524th Special Operations Squadron |- | CN-235 | CASA | Spain | Propeller | Reconnaissance | Manned | 1988 | 5 | | Flown with the 427th Special Operations Squadron |- | CV-22B Osprey | Bell, Boeing | USA | Tiltrotor | CSAR / transport | Manned | 2006 | 50 | | |- | E-3B/C/G Sentry (AWACS) | Boeing | USA | Jet | AWACS | Manned | 1977 | 31 | | |- | E-4B (NAOC) | Boeing | USA | Jet | Command and control | Manned | 1973 | 4 | | assigned to the 595th Command and Control Group |- | E-8C Joint STARS | Northrop Grumman | USA | Jet | Command and control | Manned | 1996 | 16 | | |- | E-9A Widget | Bombardier Aerospace | Canada | Propeller | Surveillance | Manned | 1984 | 3 | | |- | E-11A (BACN) | Northrop Grumman | USA / Canada | Jet | Command and control / BACN | Manned | 2005 | 4 | | |- | EC-130H Compass Call | Lockheed Martin | USA | Propeller | Radar jamming / PSYOP | Manned | 1982 | 12 | | |- | EC-130J Commando Solo III | Lockheed Martin | USA | Propeller | Radar jamming / PSYOP | Manned | 1978 | 7 | | |- | F-15C/D Eagle | McDonnell Douglas | USA | Jet | Air superiority | Manned | 1976 | 234 | 1500 | 26 D variants are used for training. To be retired by 2030. |- | F-15E Strike Eagle | McDonnell Douglas/Boeing | USA | Jet | Multirole, primarily strike | Manned | 1988 | 218 | | |- | F-15EX Eagle II | McDonnell Douglas/Boeing | USA | Jet | Multirole, primarily strike | Manned | 2020 | 8 | | F-15C/D Eagle replacement |- | F-16C/D Fighting Falcon | General Dynamics | USA | Jet | Multirole | Manned | 1978 | 934 | 4600 | Being Replaced by F-35 Lightning II |- | F-22A Raptor | Lockheed Martin | USA | Jet | Air superiority | Manned | 2005 | 186 | | Stealth capable aircraft. To be replaced by NGAD |- | F-35A Lightning II | Lockheed Martin | USA | Jet | Multirole | Manned | 2016 | 283 | | Stealth capable aircraft. F-16 replacement |- | HC-130J Combat King II | Lockheed Martin | USA | Propeller | Search and rescue | Manned | 1959 | 32 | | |- | HH-60G/U Pave Hawk | Sikorsky | USA | Helicopter | CSAR | Manned | 2016 | 106 | | To be replaced by the HH-60W Jolly Green II |- | KC-10A Extender | McDonnell Douglas | USA | Jet | Aerial refueling | Manned | 1981 | 59 | | |- | KC-46A Pegasus | Boeing | USA | Jet | Aerial refueling | Manned | 2019 | 23 | | 38 on order |- | KC-135R/T Stratotanker | Boeing | USA | Jet | Aerial refueling | Manned | 1957 | 396 | | |- | LC-130H Hercules | Lockheed Martin | USA | Propeller | Cargo aircraft | Manned | 1954 | 10 | | Assigned to 109th Airlift Wing |- | MC-12W Liberty | Beechcraft | USA | Propeller | Multi-mission/Special Operations | Manned | 1974 | 13 | | |- | MC-130H Combat Talon II | Lockheed Martin | USA | Propeller | Multi-mission/Special Operations | Manned | 1966 | 16 | | |- | MQ-9A Reaper | General Atomics | USA | Propeller | Multi-mission | Unmanned | 2006 | 251 | | |- | NC-135W | Boeing | USA | Jet | Test Bed | Manned | 1961 | 1 | | |- | OC-135B Open Skies | Boeing | USA | Jet | Observation | Manned | 1993 | 2 | | used as part of Treaty on Open Skies |- | RC-26B Metroliner | Fairchild | USA | Propeller | Reconnaissance | Manned | 1989 | 11 | | Used by Air National Guard for Drug Interdiction and Disaster Reconnaissance |- | RC-135S Cobra Ball | Boeing | USA | Jet | Reconnaissance | Manned | 1972 | 3 | | |- | RC-135U/V/W Combat Sent/Rivet Joint | Boeing | USA | Jet | ELINT / surveillance | Manned | 1972 | 22 | | |- | RQ-4B Global Hawk | Northrop Grumman | USA | Jet | Patrol | Unmanned | 2001 | 37 | | |- | RQ-20 Puma | AeroVironment | USA | Propeller | Patrol | Unmanned | 2008 | | 1000 | |- | RQ-170 Sentinel | Lockheed Martin | USA | Jet | Multi-Mission | Unmanned | 2007 | | 20-30 | |- | T-1A Jayhawk | Raytheon | USA | Jet | Trainer | Manned | 1992 | 176 | | Multi-engine trainer |- | T-6A Texan II | Raytheon/Beechcraft | USA | Propeller | Trainer | Manned | 2001 | 446 | | |- | T-38A/C Talon | Northrop | USA | Jet | Trainer | Manned | 1961 | 505 | | |- | T-41D Mescalero | Cessna | USA | Propeller | Basic trainer | Manned | 1964 | 4 | | |- | T-51A Cessna | Cessna | USA | Propeller | Basic trainer | Manned | 1957 | 3 | | |- | T-53A Kadet II | Cirrus | USA | Propeller | Basic trainer | Manned | 1995 | 24 | | |- | TC-135W | Boeing | USA | Jet | Trainer | Manned | 1961 | 3 | | |- | TE-8A Joint STARS | Northrop Grumman | USA | Jet | Trainer | Manned | 1991 | 1 | | |- | TH-1H Iroquois | Bell | USA | Helicopter | Trainer | Manned | 1959 | 40 | | |- | TU-2S Dragon Lady | Lockheed | USA | Jet | Conversion trainer | Manned | 1957 | 4 | | |- | U-2S Dragon Lady | Lockheed | USA | Jet | Reconnaissance | Manned | 1957 | 26 | | |- | U-28A Draco | Pilatus | Switzerland | Propeller | Utility | Manned | 1991 | 35 | | 23 used for reconnaissance |- | UH-1N Twin Huey | Bell | USA | Helicopter | Utility | Manned | 1969 | 65 | | To be replaced by the MH-139 Grey Wolf |- | UV-18B Twin Otter | De Havilland Canada | Canada | Propeller | Utility | Manned | 1988 | 1 | | STOL capable aircraft |- | VC-25A Air Force One | Boeing | USA | Jet | VIP Transport | Manned | 1990 | 2 | | Presidential Transport, operated by 89th Airlift Wing |- | WC-130J Hercules | Lockheed Martin | USA | Propeller | Weather reconnaissance | Manned | 1996 | 10 | | Assigned to 403d Wing |- | WC-135C/W Constant Phoenix | Boeing | USA | Jet | Atmospheric research | Manned | 1993 | 2 | | | |} *"In service" sources:.

Coast Guard

|- ! Type ! Manufacturer ! Origin ! Propulsion ! Role ! Control ! Introduced ! In service ! Total ! Notes |- | HC-27J Spartan | Alenia Aeronautica | USA Italy | Propeller | Search and rescue | Manned | 2006 | 14 | | Former Air Force aircraft, acquired in return for the release of seven HC-130H aircraft to the United States Forest Service for use as aerial tankers. |- | C-37A | Gulfstream | USA | Jet | VIP transport | Manned | 1997 | 1 | | VIP transport for high-ranking members of the Department of Homeland Security and U. +moreS. Coast Guard. |- | C-37B | Gulfstream | USA | Jet | VIP transport | Manned | 1997 | 1 | | VIP transport for high-ranking members of the Department of Homeland Security and U. S. Coast Guard. |- | HC-130H Hercules | Lockheed Martin | USA | Propeller | Search and rescue | Manned | 1959 | 14 | | Most have been removed from service and are being replaced by HC-130J aircraft. Seven were turned over to the United States Forest Service to be converted to aerial firefighting tankers. |- | HC-130J Hercules | Lockheed Martin | USA | Propeller | Search and rescue | Manned | 1959 | 12 | | More on order, currently being manufactured to replace HC-130H. |- | HC-144A Ocean Sentry | Airbus | USA Spain | Propeller | Search and rescue | Manned | 2009 | 15 | | |- | HC-144B Minotaur | Airbus | USA Spain | Propeller | Search and rescue | Manned | 2009 | 3 | | Minotaur upgrade of HC-144A aircraft includes advanced navigation and search and rescue equipment. |- | MH-60T Jayhawk | Sikorsky | USA | Helicopter | Medium Range Recovery (MRR) | Manned | 1990 | 42 | | will remain in service until 2027 |- | MH-65D Dolphin | Eurocopter | USA France | Helicopter | Short Range Recovery (SRR) | Manned | 1985 | 95 | | |- | MH-65E Dolphin | Eurocopter | USA France | Helicopter | Short Range Recovery (SRR) | Manned | 1985 | 3 | | Upgraded version of MH-65D with advanced avionics and search and rescue equipment |} *"In service" sources:.