flag bridge

flag bridge

[′flag ‚brij]
(naval architecture)
A separate structure built above the deck of a ship, designed for the use of a naval officer higher than the rank of captain; the visual control and communications center from which the officer exercises command of the tactical units and is separate from and at a different level from the navigation bridge.
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Though sales in those markets have declined, larger boats such as ACB's new 34-foot flag bridge boat continue to do well.
Then add foreign naval officers observing the show from the flag bridge.
The island also contains the primary flight-control center, where the air boss controls flight operations, and the flag bridge, where the admiral commanding the Enterprise's carrier strike group--half a dozen or so ships, depending on the mission-can keep an eye on what's going on.