|U.S. Navy Weight and Fitness Charts|
|Maximum Allowable Weight Chart for Females|
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:
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.