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Like the other services, in the Navy, the weight charts are used for initial screening. When a sailor exceeds the weight indicated on the chart, that doesn't necessarily mean he/she is considered overweight. It means that the Navy needs to perform a body-fat measurement to determine if the sailor falls within the prescribed Navy Body Fat standards.

Body Fat Standards in the Navy are:

Male - 17 to 39 - 22 percent
Male - 40 + - 23 percent

Female - 17 to 39 - 33 percent
Female - 40 + - 34 percent

Procedures to measure Body Fat Composition can be found in OPNAV Instruction 6110.1G, Navy Physical Readiness Program.

Sailors who exceed their allowable body-fat are deemed "overweight." They are screened by medical personnel, and then entered into a mandatory weight-loss program. While in overweight status, sailors are ineligible for promotion, ineligible for many volunteer assignments and schools, and are no eligible to reenlist.

Maximum Allowable Weight Chart - Female
Height (inches) Maximum Allowable Weight
51 102
52 106
53 110
54 114
55 118
56 123
57 127
58 131
59 136
60 141
61 145
62 149
63 152
64 156
65 160
66 163
67 167
68 170
69 174
70 177
71 181
72 185
73 189
74 194
75 200
76 205
77 211
78 216
79 222
80 227
81 233
82 239
83 245
84 251
85 257
86 263

 

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