Comparative navy officer ranks of Africa

Summary

Rank comparison chart of officers for navies of African states.

Officers

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
 Algerian National Navy[1]
16.PNA-GEN.svg 15.PNA-LG.svg 14.PNA-MG.svg 13.PNA-BG.svg 12.AlgNF-CAPT.svg 11.AlgNF-CDR.svg 10.AlgNF-LTC.svg 09.AlgNF-LT.svg 08.AlgNF-LTJG.svg 07.AlgNF-ENS.svg Blank.svg
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim
مرشح
Murashah
Général d'armée Général de corps d'armée Général major Général Colonel Lieutenant colonel Commandant Capitaine Lieutenant Sous lieutenant Aspirant


 Angolan Navy[2]
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg
Almirante-da-Armada Almirante Vice-almirante Contra-almirante Capitão-de-mar-e-guerra Capitão-de-fragata Capitão-de-corveta Tenente-de-navio Tenente-de-fragata Tenente-de-corveta Guarda-marinha


 Benin Navy[3]
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-5.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-4.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-3.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-2.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-1b.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-1a.svg
Amiral Vice-amiral d'escadre Vice-amiral Contre amiral Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1ère classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2ème classe


Botswana Botswana No navy


Burkina Faso Burkina Faso No navy


Burundi Burundi No navy


 Cameroon Navy
Cameroon-Navy-OF-9.svg Cameroon-Navy-OF-8.svg Cameroon-Navy-OF-7.svg Cameroon-Navy-OF-6.svg Cameroon-Navy-OF-5.svg Cameroon-Navy-OF-4.svg Cameroon-Navy-OF-3.svg Cameroon-Navy-OF-2.svg Cameroon-Navy-OF-1b.svg Cameroon-Navy-OF-1a.svg
Amiral d'escadre Vice-amiral d'escadre Vice-amiral Contre-amiral Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1re classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe


 Cape Verdean Coast Guard[4]
Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg POR-Navy-OFD.svg PLANF-Sleeve-0710-CDT.png
Capitão–de–mar Capitão–de–navio Capitão-de–patrulha Capitão-tenente Primeiro-tenente Tenente Guarda-marinha Aspirante à oficial


Central African Republic Central African Republic No navy


Chad Chad No navy


Comoros Comoros No navy


 Navy of the DR Congo
19.DRCN-ADM.svg 18.DRCN-VADM.svg 17.DRCN-RADM.svg 16.DRCN-CDRE.svg 15.DRCN-CAPT.svg 14.DRCN-CDR.svg 13.DRCN-LTC.svg 12.DRCN-LT.svg 11.DRCN-LTJG.svg 10.DRCN-ENS.svg
Grand amiral Amiral Vice-amiral Contre-amiral Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe


Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
Congolese Navy[5]
Blank.svg 16-ROCongo Navy-VADM.svg 15-ROCongo Navy-RADM.svg 14-ROCongo Navy-CDRE.svg 13-ROCongo Navy-CAPT.svg 12-ROCongo Navy-CDR.svg 11-ROCongo Navy-LCDR.svg 10-ROCongo Navy-LT.svg 09-ROCongo Navy-SLT.svg 08-ROCongo Navy-ENS.svg Blank.svg
Amiral Vice-amiral d'escadre Vice-amiral Contre-amiral Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1re classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe Aspirant


 Djiboutian Navy
Djibouti-Navy-OF-6.svg Djibouti-Navy-OF-5.svg Djibouti-Navy-OF-4.svg Djibouti-Navy-OF-3.svg Djibouti-Navy-OF-2.svg Djibouti-Navy-OF-1b.svg Djibouti-Navy-OF-1a.svg
Général de brigade Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant Capitaine Lieutenant Sous-Lieutenant


 Egyptian Navy
Egypt Navy - OF09.svg Egypt Navy - OF08.svg Egypt Navy - OF07.svg Egypt Navy - OF06.svg Egypt Navy - OF05.svg Egypt Navy - OF04.svg Egypt Navy - OF03.svg Egypt Navy - OF02.svg Egypt Navy - OF01b.svg Egypt Navy - OF01a.svg
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


 Navy of Equatorial Guinea
Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O8.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg A VNN-OF-1A.svg
Vice almirante Contra almirante Capitán de navío Capitán de fragata Capitán de corbeta Teniente de navío Alférez de navío Alférez de fragata


 Eritrean Navy
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg
Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First lieutenant Second lieutenant


 Ethiopian Navy
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg
አድሚራል
Ādimīrali
ቫይስ አድሚራል
Vayisi ādimīrali
ሬር አድሚራል
Rēri ādimīrali
ኮሞዶር
Komodori
ካፒቴን
Kapītēni
ኮማንደር
Komanideri
ሌፍተናንት ኮማንደር
Lēfitenaniti komanideri
ሌፍተናንት
Lēfitenaniti
ሌፍተናንት ጁኒየር ግሬድ
Lēfitenaniti junīyeri girēdi
ሰብ ሌፍተናንት
Sebi lēfitenaniti
Admiral Vice admiral Rear admiral Commodore Captain (naval) Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Lieutenant (junior grade) Sub-lieutenant


 Gabonese Navy
23.GN-ADM.svg 22.GN-VADM.svg 21.GN-RADM.svg 20.GN-CMDRE.svg 18.GN-CAPT.svg 16.GN-CMDR.svg 14.GN-LTCM.svg 12.GN-LT.svg 10.GN-SLT.svg 09.GN-ENS.svg
Amiral Vice-amiral d'escadre Vice-amiral Contre-amiral Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de fregate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1re classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe


 Gambian Navy
British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-8.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-7.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-6.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-5.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-4.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-3.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-2.svg Turkey-Navy-OF-1c.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-1b.svg British Royal Navy OF-1a.svg
Vice admiral Rear admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Lieutenant (junior grade) Sub-Lieutenant Midshipman


 Ghana Navy
15-Ghana Navy-ADM.svg 14-Ghana Navy-VADM.svg 13-Ghana Navy-RADM.svg 12-Ghana Navy-CDRE.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-5.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-4.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-3.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-2.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-1b.svg
Admiral Vice admiral Rear admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Sub lieutenant


Guinean Navy
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-5.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-4.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-3.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-2.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-1b.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-1a.svg
Amiral de la Flotte Vice-amiral d'escadre Vice-amiral Contre-amiral Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1re classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe


Navy of Guinea-Bissau
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg
Capitão de mar e guerra Capitão de fragata Capitão-tenente Primeiro-tenente Segundo-tenente Guarda-marinha
Subtenente


Navy of Ivory Coast[6]
Ivory Coast-Navy-OF-9.svg Ivory Coast-Navy-OF-8.svg Ivory Coast-Navy-OF-7.svg Ivory Coast-Navy-OF-6.svg Ivory Coast-Navy-OF-5b.svg Ivory Coast-Navy-OF-5.svg Ivory Coast-Navy-OF-4.svg Ivory Coast-Navy-OF-3.svg Ivory Coast-Navy-OF-2.svg Ivory Coast-Navy-OF-1b.svg Ivory Coast-Navy-OF-1a.svg Ivory Coast-Navy-OF-(D).svg
Amiral Vice-amiral d'escadre Vice-amiral Contre-amiral Capitaine de vaisseau major Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1re classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe Aspirant


 Kenya Navy[7]
Generic-Navy-O11.svg Generic-Navy-O10.svg Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O8.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg A VNN-OF-1A.svg
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second lieutenant


Lesotho Lesotho No navy


Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
Liberian National Coast Guard[8]
US Navy O6 shoulderboard.svg US Navy O5 shoulderboard.svg US Navy O4 shoulderboard.svg US Navy O3 shoulderboard.svg US Navy O2 shoulderboard.svg US Navy O1 shoulderboard.svg
Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Lieutenant (junior grade) Ensign


 Libyan Navy[9]
Generic-Navy-O10.svg Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O8.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


 Madagascar Navy[10]
19. Madagascar Navy - ADM.svg 18. Madagascar Navy - SVADM.svg 17. Madagascar Navy - VADM.svg 16. Madagascar Navy - RADM.svg 15. Madagascar Navy - CPT.svg 14. Madagascar Navy - CDR.svg 13. Madagascar Navy - LTC.svg 12. Madagascar Navy - LT.svg 11. Madagascar Navy - SLT.svg 10. Madagascar Navy - ENS.svg
Amiral Vice-amiral d'escadre Vice-amiral Contre-amiral Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1re classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe


Malawi Navy
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Malawi Navy - OF-2.svg Malawi Navy - OF-1b.svg Malawi Navy - OF-1a.svg
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First lieutenant Second lieutenant


Mali Mali No navy


 Mauritanian Navy[11]
14.Mauritania Air Force-MG.svg 13.Mauritania Air Force-BG.svg Mauritania-Navy-OF-5.svg Mauritania-Navy-OF-4.svg Mauritania-Navy-OF-3.svg Mauritania-Navy-OF-2.svg Mauritania-Navy-OF-1b.svg Mauritania-Navy-OF-1a.svg
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد بحري
Amid bahriun
مقدم بحري
Muqaddam bahriun
رائد بحري
Ra'id bahriun
نقيب بحري
Naqib bahriun
ملازم أول بحري
Mulazim awwal bahriun
ملازم بحري
Mulazim bahriun


Mauritius Mauritius No navy


 Royal Moroccan Navy[12]
Morocco-Navy-OF-9.svg Morocco-Navy-OF-8.svg Morocco-Navy-OF-7.svg Morocco-Navy-OF-6.svg Generic-Navy-O8.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg
Amiral Vice-amiral d'escadre Vice-amiral Contre-amiral Capitaine de vaisseau-major Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1re classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe


Mozambique Naval Command
Mozambique-Navy-OF-9.svg Mozambique-Navy-OF-8.svg Mozambique-Navy-OF-7.svg Mozambique-Navy-OF-5.svg Mozambique-Navy-OF-4.svg Mozambique-Navy-OF-3.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg
Almirante Vice-almirante Contra-almirante Capitão de mar e guerra Capitão de fragata Capitão-tenente Primeiro-tenente Segundo-tenente Guarda-marinha


 Namibian Navy[13]
16-Namibia Navy-ADM.svg 15-Namibia Navy-VADM.svg 14-Namibia Navy-RADM.svg 13-Namibia Navy-RAJG.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-5.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-4.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-3.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-2.svg Turkey-Navy-OF-1c.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-1b.svg 07.RNO-MIDN.svg
Admiral Vice admiral Rear admiral Rear admiral junior grade Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Lieutenant junior grade Ensign Midshipman


Niger Niger No navy


 Nigerian Navy[14]
Nigeria-Navy-OF-10.svg Nigeria-Navy-OF-9.svg Nigeria-Navy-OF-8.svg Nigeria-Navy-OF-7.svg Nigeria-Navy-OF-6.svg 10-Indian Navy-CAPT.svg 09-Indian Navy-CDR.svg 08-Indian Navy-LCDR.svg 07-Indian Navy-LT.svg 06-Indian Navy-SLT.svg 07.RNO-MIDN.svg
Admiral of the Fleet Admiral Vice Admiral Rear admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Sub-Lieutenant Midshipman


Rwanda Rwanda No navy


Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
Coast Guard of São Tomé and Príncipe
STeP Navy OF-5.svg STeP Navy OF-4.svg STeP Navy OF-3.svg STeP OF-2.svg STeP OF-1b.svg STeP OF-1a.svg STeP OF-D.svg
Capitão de mar e guerra Capitão de fragata Capitão-tenente Primeiro-tenente Segundo-tenente Guarda-marinha
Subtenente
Aspirante


 Senegalese Navy
Blank.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-5.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-4.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-3.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-2.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-1b.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-1a.svg
Contre-amiral Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1re classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe


Seychelles Coast Guard[15]
Seychelles Coast Guard OF-06 (2018).svg Seychelles Coast Guard OF-05 (2018).svg Seychelles Coast Guard OF-04 (2018).svg Seychelles Coast Guard OF-03 (2018).svg Seychelles Coast Guard OF-02 (2018).svg Seychelles Coast Guard OF-01b (2018).svg Seychelles Coast Guard OF-01a (2018).svg Seychelles Coast Guard OF-D (2018).svg
Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second lieutenant Officer cadet


 Sierra Leone Navy
British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-7.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-6.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-5.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-4.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-3.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-2.svg Turkey-Navy-OF-1c.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-1b.svg British Royal Navy OF-1a.svg
Rear admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Lieutenant (junior grade) Sub-Lieutenant Midshipman


Somali Navy[16]
Blank.svg 15-Somali Navy-MG.svg 14-Somali Navy-BG.svg 13-Somali Navy-COL.svg 12-Somali Navy-LTC.svg 11-Somali Navy-MAJ.svg 10-Somali Navy-CPT.svg 09-Somali Navy-1LT.svg 08-Somali Navy-2LT.svg
Vice admiral
Admiraal guud
Rear admiral
Admiraal gaas
Commodore admiral
Admiraal guuto
Captain
Gashaanle sare
Commander
Gashaanle dhexe
Lieutenant commander
Gashaanle
Lieutenant
Dhamme
Sub lieutenant
Laba xídígle
Ensign
Xídígle


 Somaliland Navy
Somaliland Navy OF-8.svg Somaliland Navy OF-7.svg Somaliland Navy OF-6.svg Somaliland Navy OF-5.svg Somaliland Navy OF-4.svg Somaliland Navy OF-3.svg Somaliland Navy OF-2.svg Somaliland Navy OF-1b.svg Somaliland Navy OF-1a.svg
Vice Admiral
Admiraal kuxigeenka
Rear Admiral
Admiraal gaas
Commodore Admiral
Admiraal guuto
Captain
Gashaanle sare
Commander
Gashaanle dhexe
Lieutenant Commander
Gashaanle
Lieutenant
Dhamme
Sub Lieutenant
Laba xídígle
Ensign
Xídígle


 South African Navy[17]
SA-Navy-OF-9.svgBritish Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-9.svg SA-Navy-OF-8.svgBritish Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-8.svg SA-Navy-OF-7.svgBritish Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-7.svg SA-Navy-OF-6.svgSA-Navy-OF-6-Sleeve.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-5.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-4.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-3.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-2.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-1b.svg Turkey-Navy-OF-1a.svg 07.RNO-MIDN.svg
Admiral Vice admiral Rear admiral Rear admiral
(junior grade)
Captain Commander Lieutenant
commander
Lieutenant Sub lieutenant Ensign Midshipman


South Sudan South Sudan No navy


 Sudanese Navy[18]
Sudan Navy - OF09.svg Sudan Navy - OF08.svg Sudan Navy - OF07.svg Sudan Navy - OF06.svg Sudan Navy - OF05.svg Sudan Navy - OF04.svg Sudan Navy - OF03.svg Sudan Navy - OF02.svg Sudan Navy - OF01b.svg Sudan Navy - OF01a.svg
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


Eswatini Swaziland No navy


 Tanzania Naval Command
Generic-Navy-O10.svg Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O8.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg
Vice admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Sub Lieutenant Ensign


Togolese Navy[19]
Blank.svg Blank.svg Togo-Navy-OF-5.svg Togo-Navy-OF-4.svg Togo-Navy-OF-3.svg Togo-Navy-OF-2.svg Togo-Navy-OF-1b.svg Togo-Navy-OF-1a.svg
Vice-amiral Contre-amiral Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1ere classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe


 Tunisian National Navy[20]
Grade Marine tunisienne O10.png Grade Marine tunisienne O9.png Grade Marine tunisienne O8.png Grade Marine tunisienne O7.png Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg A VNN-OF-2.svg A VNN-OF-1B.svg A VNN-OF-1A.svg
فريق أول بالبحرية
Fariq 'awal bialbahria
فريق بالبحرية
Fariq bialbahria
أمير لواء بالبحرية
'amir liwa' bialbahria
عميد بالبحرية
Amid bialbahria
عقيد بالبحرية
Aqid bialbahria
مقدم بالبحرية
Muqaddam bialbahria
رائد بالبحرية
Ra'id bialbahria
نقيب بالبحرية
Naqib bialbahria
ملازم أول بالبحرية
Mulazim awwal bialbahria
ملازم بالبحرية
Mulazim bialbahria
Amiral Vice-amiral Contre-amiral Capitaine de vaisseau major Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1re classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe


Uganda Uganda No navy


Zambia Zambia No navy


Zimbabwe Zimbabwe No navy


Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet

Warrant Officers

Equivalent
NATO rank
WO-5 WO-4 WO-3 WO-2 WO-1
 South African Navy
SAA-WO-5.svg SAA-WO-4.svg SAA-WO-3.svg SAA-WO-2.svg SAA-WO-1.svg
Master chief warrant officer Senior chief warrant officer Chief warrant officer Master warrant officer Senior warrant officer

See also

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