Red flag

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Red flag may refer to:



  • Red flag law, a law that allows the temporary confiscation of firearms from a person deemed a risk to others or to themselves
  • Red flag traffic laws, laws in the late 19th century affecting drivers of early automobiles
  • Red Flag Act, properly, Locomotives Act 1865, the 19th-century British road law
  • Red Flags Rule created by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to help prevent identity theft


  • Exercise Red Flag (also called "Operation Red Flag"), a series of military training exercises
  • Red Flag – Alaska, a United States Air Force military training exercise conducted in Alaska

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  • Bandera Roja (La Paz), a socialist newspaper in Bolivia of the 1920s
  • Die Rote Fahne (The Red Flag), a German communist newspaper created on 9 November 1918 by Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg
  • Hongqi (disambiguation), Hongqi means Red Flag in Chinese
  • Jolly Roger, which is sometimes incorrectly thought to stem from the French term Joli rouge (for Pretty Red flag)