Fleet Admiral ( , Admiral flota), sometimes also referred to as Admiral of the Fleet, is presently the highest appoint naval rank of the Russian Federation. It's a direct counterpart of corresponding Soviet naval rank, Admiral of the Fleet. ...more on Wikipedia about "Admiral of the Fleet (Russia)"
1. Chief Marshal of the Air Force of the Russian Federation - in the present time is not an active military rank. It is the theoretical (hypothetical) senior-most military rank of the modern Russian Air Force, and can be considered the highest Russian aerial position. No officer in the history of Modern Russia has held this rank. ...more on Wikipedia about "Air Force ranks and insignia of the Russian Federation"
The Army ranks and insignia of the Russian Federation military ranks of Russia. It should be noted that Russia inherited the ranks from the Soviet Union, although the insignia and uniform were altered slightly, for example, the rank of Marshal of the Russian Federation bears the Russian coat of arms, rather than the Soviet arms featured on post-1991 ranks. The following is a table ranks of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. Russian version is given first, followed by its English transliteration, then by its English translation. ...more on Wikipedia about "Army ranks and insignia of the Russian Federation"
Bootsmann was a Petty Officer position in German naval forces. A higher-ranking Bootsmann was called Bootsmann maat. These names were adopted for Russian Navy as боцман and боцманмат by Peter the Great, among many other Prussian military ranks; they were initially treated as positions rather than ranks. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bootsmann"
Captain Lieutenant is a military rank in the Russian Navy below a Captain of the 3rd rank and above a Senior Lieutenant. ...more on Wikipedia about "Captain Lieutenant (Russian Navy)"
Fleet Admiral of the Russian Federation (Адмирал Флота Российской Федерации, Admiral Flota Rossiyskoy Federatsii) is a theoretical (hypothetical) senior-most military rank of the modern Russian Navy that is considered the highest Russian naval position. It is the equivalent to a Fleet Admiral (Five Star Admiral) in other navies of the world. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fleet Admiral of the Russian Federation"
In the German Kriegsmarine, of the Second World War, General Admiral (in German: Generaladmiral) was a rank considered senior to an Admiral, but junior to a Grand Admiral. General Admiral was a four-star Admiral rank, as in the traditional German ranking system until WW II an Admiral is equivalent to a British or American Vice Admiral. ...more on Wikipedia about "General Admiral"
General of the Army (Russian: генерал армии, general armii) is the second high military rank high in the Russian Federation, inferior only to a Marshal. It's a direct counterpart of the Soviet rank, General of the Army (USSR). At present it is the highest rank a Russian Military Officer can be promoted to in peacetime. ...more on Wikipedia about "General of the Army (Russia)"
General of the Army (Russian: генерал армии, general armii) was a rank of the Soviet Union which was first established in June 1940 as the highest rank for Red Army generals, inferior only to the Marshal of the Soviet Union. In the following 51 years the USSR created 133 Generals of the Army, 32 of whom were later promoted to the rank of Marshal. ...more on Wikipedia about "General of the Army (USSR)"
General-in-Chief has been a military rank or title in various armed forces around the world. ...more on Wikipedia about "General-in-Chief"
Generalissimo of the Soviet Union was a military rank granted to Stalin following World War II. It was the highest military rank in the Soviet Union, and Stalin was the only person ever to hold it. ...more on Wikipedia about "Generalissimo of the Soviet Union"
Khorunzhiy (Хорунжий in Russian, choraży in Polish; derives from the Polish word choragiew, or banner), was initially the name for a standard bearer, which would later become a junior officer rank in the Cossack army of the Russian military. It corresponded to the rank of second lieutenant (подпоручик, or podporuchik) of infantry or cornet of cavalry. ...more on Wikipedia about "Khorunzhiy"
Marshal of the Russian Federation is the highest rank of the Russian Federation, created in 1991 after the fall and breakup of the Soviet Union. It ranks immediately above the General of the Army and Admiral of the Fleet. ...more on Wikipedia about "Marshal of the Russian Federation"
The military ranks of the Soviet Union were those introduced after the October Revolution of 1917. From then the Imperial Table of Ranks was abolished, as was the right of the pre Soviet nobility to acquire personal ranks or special rights assigned to them previously. Soviet ranks were abolished in 1991 after the collapse of the Soviet Union, although modern Russian military insignia has been largely adopted from the Soviet system. ...more on Wikipedia about "Military ranks of the Soviet Union" Tell your friends about www.shortopedia.com
1. Admiral of the Fleet of the Russian Federation - in the present time is not an active a theoretical (hypothetical) senior-most possible military rank of the modern Russian Navy Force that is considered the highest Russian naval position. It is equivalent to the US Fleet Admiral and it can be used in wartime when the size of the Russian Navy demands it. For all time of existence of this rank in modern Russia it still nobody was appointed. ...more on Wikipedia about "Naval ranks and insignia of the Russian Federation"
Podpolkovnik, a Sub- Polkovnik, is equivalent to Lieutenant Colonel.The rank was legalized by Table of Ranks that placed it in the 7th grade as the third-top field officer ...more on Wikipedia about "Podpolkovnik"
Polkovnik ( ), universally treated as Colonel, began as a commander of a distinct group of troops, Old Slavonic polk (полк), arranged for a particular battle. In late 1600s, it became a position of a regimental commander of the Strelets Troops; this position also made it into New Regiments of the Streltsy and later into the new army of Peter the Great. The rank was legalized by Table of Ranks that placed it in the 6th grade as the second-top field officer, right under the Brigadier. A promotion to the rank of Polkovnik gave a privilege for hereditary dvoryanstvo. ...more on Wikipedia about "Polkovnik"
Poruchik ( ) was a military rank in the Russian Empire time, equivalent to Lieutenant. It is based on Polish porucznik. Originally introduced in Strelets New Regiments, the rank legalised by the Table of Ranks. A podporuchik is simply a Sub-Poruchik. At various times, there were also Captain-Poruchik ranks in both Army and Navy; naval Poruchik eventually ended as Lieutenant. ...more on Wikipedia about "Poruchik"
Praporshchik ( ) was originally a name of a junior officer position in Strelets New Regiments. The name originates from Slavonic prapor (прапор), meaning flag; the praporshchik was a flag-bearer in Kievan Rus troops. In the New Regiments of the Streltsy and the new army of Peter the Great, praporshchik was ranked as commissioned officer of the lowest grade; this was legalised by the Table of Ranks of 1722. By 1800s the rank was given to senior non-commissioned officers of the Russian army upon their retirement and also reserve/ volunteer officers with no previous service; commissioned officers started service with Sub- Poruchik. ...more on Wikipedia about "Praporshchik"
Rittmeister was the military rank of a commissioned cavalry officer in charge of a squadron, the equivalent of Captain, in the German and Austro-Hungarian cavalry. It was also adopted into Russian New Regiments as rotmistr (ро́тмистр) and later legalized in Table of Ranks as the cavalry position; in 1798, a lower-ranking Stabs-Rittmeister was created. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rittmeister"
Modern Russian military ranks trace their roots to Table of Ranks established by Peter the Great. Most of the rank names were borrowed from existing German/ Prussian, French, English, Dutch and Polish ranks upon the formation of Russian regular army in late 1600s. ...more on Wikipedia about "Russian military ranks" Evergreen http://www.shortopedia.com!!!
Sotnik ( ) was a military rank in Russian Strelets Troops ( 1600s) and Imperial Cossack cavalry (since 1826), equivalent to Poruchik ( Lieutenant). It means [commander] of hundred men in most Slavonic languages. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sotnik"
Starshina, or Starshyna ( Ukrainian and , from старший, starshyi, "senior"), had a number of meanings, all related to the position of chiefdom. ...more on Wikipedia about "Starshina"
Table of Ranks (Табель о рангах; Tabel o rangakh) was a formal list of positions and ranks in military, government, and court of the Imperial Russia. It was introduced by Peter the Great in 1722 in his struggle with the existing hereditary nobility, or boyars. ...more on Wikipedia about "Table of Ranks"
Wachtmeister was a German military rank of non-commissioned officers. It was also adopted into Russian Army vakhmistr (ва́хмистр) and was used as Sergeant-grade rank in cavalry (until 1826), then Special Corps of Gendarmes and Cossack cavalry and Cossack Leib Guard units. ...more on Wikipedia about "Wachtmeister"
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