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Maximum Allowable Weight Chart for Males
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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 - Male
Height (inches) Maximum Allowable Weight
51 97
52 102
53 107
54 112
55 117
56 122
57 127
58 131
59 136
60 141
61 145
62 150
63 155
64 160
65 165
66 170
67 175
68 181
69 186
70 191
71 196
72 201
73 206
74 211
75 216
76 221
77 226
78 231
79 236
80 241
81 246
82 251
83 256
84 261
85 266
86 271

 

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