Flotilla admiral

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Naval officer ranks
Flag officers:

Admiral of the fleetFleet admiralGrand admiral
AdmiralGeneral admiral
Vice admiralSquadron vice-admiralLieutenant admiral
Rear admiralCounter admiralDivisional admiral
CommodoreFlotilla admiral

Senior officers:

CaptainCapt at seaCapt of sea and warShip-of-the-line Capt
CommanderFrigate captain
Lieutenant commanderCorvette captain

Junior officers:

Captain lieutenantLieutenantShip-of-the-line lieutenant
Frigate lieutenantLieutenant (junior grade)Sub-lieutenant
Corvette lieutenantEnsign

Flotilla admiral is the lowest flag rank, a rank above captain, in the modern navies of Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany and Sweden. It corresponds to the ranks of commodore or rear admiral (lower half) in the navies of the United States, United Kingdom, and certain other countries.

Insignias of flotilla admirals


Naval Ensign of Germany.svg
MDS 61 Flottillenadmiral Trp.svg MDJA 61 Flottillenadmiral Trp Lu.svg MA OG5 61 Flottillenadmiral.svg
shoulder board / cuff title / mounting loop
Rank insignia German officer rank
Rank group Commissioned officers
Navy Flottillenadmiral
Army / Air Force Brigadegeneral
Army Brigadier general
Navy Flotilla admiral

Flottillenadmiral, short FltlAdm, (en: Flotilla admiral) is the lowest flag officer rank in the German Navy, corresponding to command of a US Navy Rear Admiral (lower half) or Commodore (Royal Navy). It is equivalent to Brigadegeneral in the Bundeswehr or to Admiralarzt/Generalarzt, Admiralapotheker/Generalapotheker in the Zentraler Sanitätsdienst der Bundeswehr.

Its rank insignia, worn on the sleeves and shoulders, are one five-pointed star above a big gold stripe (without the star when rank loops are worn). It is grade B3 in the pay rules of the Federal Ministry of Defence.

junior Rank
Kapitän zur See
Bundeswehr Logo Marine with lettering.svg
German Navy officer rank
senior Rank