Lieutenant Colonel

(redirected from Lt. Colonel)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Lieutenant Colonel

 

(podpolkovnik), a military officer’s rank in the armed forces of the USSR and in some other states. It was introduced in the USSR on Sept. 1, 1939. The corresponding rank in the USSR Navy is captain second rank. The rank of lieutenant colonel appeared in the Russian Army in the 17th century. The rank also exists in the armies of the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic (Oberst-leutnant) and in France, Great Britain, and the USA.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Lt. Colonel Al Ka'bi said that the suspect admitted to running over the victim when he had been trying to fix the front grille of his vehicle on the side of the road.
Lt. Colonel Al Addab, who today serves as the Director of the department, is an equestrian expert and international referee in the sport.
More than 17,000 personnel and 2,000 fighter jets participated in the training, Lt. Colonel Celik also said.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Lt. Colonel McGovern's name can be made to Toys for Tots
Two members of the task force, Army Reserve Lt. Colonel Anthony Shaffer and retired Navy Captain Scott Phillpott, claim that military lawyers, acting under guidelines written by Clinton-Reno Justice Department official Jamie Gorelick (a member of the 9/11 Commission), prohibited them from sharing their information with the FBI.
Participants include (front left to right) are Diane Home, Lydia Burch, Warren Swint, Karon Boyd, Jim Hamsley, Sabrina Brown, Marty Huisman, Robin Wimberly, Lt. Colonel James Blair, and Charlotte Hazen.
This task was assigned to KGB Lt. Colonel Mikhail Talybov.
Robert Jhon Fulgar, 25, was killed in a reported shootout with anti-illegal drugs operatives after he allegedly sold 'shabu' (crystal meth) to an undercover police officer in Barangay Ilayang Iyam at 1:30 p.m., Lucena police chief Lt. Colonel Reydante Ariza, said in a report.
The MNA from Lower Dir Sahibzada Yaqub Khan, commandant Maidan battalion Lt. Colonel Umar Rashid Chaudhry, Lt.
2008 Malegaon Blast case accused Lt. Colonel Purohit was released from the Taloja Jail in Navi Mumbai on August 23 after the Supreme Court granted him bail in the case, on the condition that he won't leave the country without the permission of the court.