Flag Officer


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Flag Officer

 

(1) The commander of a fleet or large naval unit, entitled to display an ensign indicating his command rank. In joint naval operations there may be senior flag officers—commanders of larger units—and junior flag officers—commanders of subordinate units.

(2) Any one of four military ranks held by members of the higher command staff of the Soviet Navy between 1935 and 1940; the ranks included flag officer of the fleet first and second class and flag officer first and second class. In 1940 the title was abolished, and the admiral ranks were introduced.

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