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|Naval officer ranks|
Admiral of the fleet • Fleet admiral • Grand admiral
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
|Rank insignia||German officer rank|
|Rank group||Commissioned officers|
|Army / Air Force||Brigadegeneral|
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.
Kapitän zur See
German Navy officer rank
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