Divisional admiral

Summary

Divisional admiral is a commissioned officer rank used in the navies of Belgium and Italy.

It is rated OF-7 within the NATO ranking system and is equivalent to rear admiral in the Royal Navy and rear admiral (upper half) in the United States Navy.[1]

Belgium

Divisional admiral (Flemish: Divisieadmiraal; French: Amiral de division; German: Divisionsadmiral) is a rank used by the Belgian Naval Component. It ranks directly above a flotilla admiral and immediately below a vice-admiral. It is equivalent to a major general in the Belgian Land Component, Air Component and Medical Component.

Italy

Divisional admiral
Ammiraglio di divisione
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Shoulder rank insignia of ammiraglio di divisione of the Italian Navy.svg Rank insignia of ammiraglio di divisione of the Italian Navy.svg
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Country Italy
Service branch Italian Navy
Formation1926
Next higher rankSquadron admiral
Next lower rankCounter admiral
Equivalent ranksDivisional general

Divisional admiral (Italian: Ammiraglio di divisione) is a rank used by the Italian Navy. It ranks directly above a counter admiral and immediately below a squadron admiral. It is equivalents to divisional general the Italian Army and the Air Force. In addition, another designation is vice admiral just like the vice-amiral of the French Navy.[clarification needed]

See also

References

  1. ^ NATO (2021). STANAG 2116 NATO (7th ed.). Brussels, Belgium: NATO Standardization Agency. pp. B-1–B-3.

External links

  • Website of the Belgian Naval Component
  • Website of the Marina Militare