Commander is a rank of Naval officer several military navy.
Belgian armed forces
In the maritime component of the Belgian armed forces, commander (nl: fregatkapitein ) is the second rank of senior officer, corresponding to that of Lieutenant-colonel in the components terrestrial, air and medical. Its badge is composed of three gallons and half.
Armed forces Canadian
In the Navy of the Canadian Armed forces, the rank of commander (ang. : Commander ) exists since 1996 for the Cadre of the Instructors of Juniors and for all the navy since 1998. In the past, the name of the rank was to order. This rank corresponding to that of Lieutenant-colonel in the army and of the aviation of the Canadian Forces.
The abbreviation of the term is " Capf" and one addresses oneself to him by saying " capitaine". The badge of this rank is composed of three gallons
Badges of rank
- current Uniform
- rigid shoulder pad
- sleeve of shoulder or " shoulder pad molle".
Held of mess
The behaviors of mess are taken again old Canadian royal navy, whose traditions were those of the Royal Navy British.
In the French National marine, corresponding to that of Lieutenant-colonel in the Infantry. The commander (in summary CF) provides the functions of commander of buildings of the Navy or second on board more important buildings.
He carries five gallons mixed: .
One addresses oneself to him by saying “commander”.
In the slang of the navy one calls a commander a frégaton .
NonFrench-speaking countriesIn a certain number of military navy, a translatable rank by " captain of frégate" is used to indicate the second rank of senior officer:
- Germany: Fregattenkapitän
- Argentinian: Capitán of fragata
- Spain: Capitán of fragata
- Italy: Capitano di Fregata
- Mexico: Capitán of fragata
- Portugal: Capitão-with-fragata
Related bondsRanks of the French Army
List of the trades of the sea
- the ranks Site of the National marine
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