Lieutenant Commander is a military rank .
|NATO rank code||OF-2|
|Rank Army / Air Force||Captain|
|Marine rank||Lieutenant captain|
|Abbreviation (in lists)||KptLt (KL)|
|Grade||A 11-12 according to BBesO|
The captain lieutenant is one of the ranks of the Bundeswehr for naval uniform wearers . The legal basis is the order of the Federal President on the rank designations and uniforms of soldiers and the Soldiers Act .
In the central policy A2-2630 / 0-0-3 "Military forms and celebrations of the Bundeswehr" (formerly ZDv 8.10) is in addition to regular salutation "Lord Lieutenant" also explicitly to in the vernacular of the Navy common "Mr. Kaleu “Pointed out as a short form.
The rank designation for air force and army uniform carriers of the same rank is captain. With regard to the authority to command, appointment , pay , the subordinate and superordinate ranks, similarly also with regard to the positions, captain lieutenants and captains are equal.
|Lower rank||Higher rank|
Oberleutnant zur See
Staff Captain Staff
Rank group : Teams-NCOs-NCO-NCOs-Lieutenant-Captains-Staff officers-Generals
The rank badge consisted of shoulder pieces with a navy blue background and parallel silver cords. Four square gold-colored shoulder stars were attached to the shoulder piece. The sleeve badge consisted of two yellow single stripes and one narrow stripe. The career badge was sewn over it. In contrast to all other German naval forces, the sleeve badges only covered about 40% of the sleeve circumference.
lieutenant (at sea)
Imperial and Navy
Engineer officers wore a cogwheel instead of the starfish on their sleeves and shoulder pieces, medical officers the Aesculapian staff, naval weapons service 2 crossed tubes, barrage weapons service a raise (symbolized mine), intelligence service a lightning bolt, administrative officers the Mercury staff.
In the German Empire the lieutenant captain only wore 2 (medium) wide stripes on his sleeve. Naval officers have a crown in place of the starfish.
lieutenant at sea
Former German armed forces
In the German armies, up to the first half of the 18th century, the lieutenant captain, also captain lieutenant or lieutenant captain , was a rank between first lieutenant and captain . This rank, another designation was staff captain or staff captain , was usually given to the actual leaders of companies that were not also their owners .
British armed forces
In the British Royal Navy , the rank of Lieutenant (NATO Code OF-2) is referred to as Lieutenant ( Lt for short ).
Former French forces
Canadian Armed Forces
- Left: Rank badge on a shoulder flap for naval uniform wearers of the troop service or the military service . Right: sleeve badge of the jacket of the service suit of a naval uniform wearer of the troop service or the military service. In both versions, the star is the career badge for officers of the troop service or the military service. Other careers have different career badges.
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- In ZDv 37/10, in addition to the form of sleeve badges described in the Federal President's order on the rank designations and the uniform of the soldiers , corresponding (i.e. identical) shoulder badges for naval uniform wearers are also described.
- Hartmut Bagger , Command Staff of the Armed Forces I 3, Federal Ministry of Defense (Ed.): ZDv 37/10. Suit regulations for soldiers in the Bundeswehr . July 1996. Reprint from October 2008. Bonn July 16, 2008, 4 labels, p. 539 ( digitized version [PDF; 3.5 MB ] Reprint October 2008 replaces first edition from July 1996). Digitized version ( memento of the original from September 19, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- The Federal Minister of Defense (ed.): ZDv 14/5. Soldiers Act . DSK AV110100174, change status July 17, 2008. Bonn August 21, 1978, rank designations in the Bundeswehr, p. B 185 (not to be confused with the Law on the Legal Status of Soldiers (Soldiers Law) ).
- Agreed English texts. STANAG 2116 . NATO standardization agreement (STANAG) . NATO codes for grades of military personnel. 5th edition. 1992 (English, NATO Rank Codes - 1992 [accessed March 25, 2014]).
- The Federal President (Ed.): Order of the Federal President on the rank designations and the uniform of the soldiers . BPresUnifAnO. July 14, 1978 ( gesetze-im-internet.de [PDF] Order of the Federal President on the rank designations and uniforms of soldiers of July 14, 1978 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 1067), last amended by Article 1 of the order of 31. May 1996 ( BGBl. I p. 746 ) has been changed).
- Federal Minister of Defense ; Command Staff of the Armed Forces IV 1 (Ed.): Abbreviations for use in the Bundeswehr - German Abbreviations - ZDv 64/10 . Bonn January 19, 1979 ( ucoz.de [PDF] as of September 17, 1999).
- Appendix I (to § 20, paragraph 2, sentence 1) Bundesbesoldungsgesetz orders of A and B . ( Online [accessed on March 25, 2014] Federal salary regulations (BBesO) only apply to professional and temporary soldiers and are an annex to the Federal Salary Act (BBesG)).
- The Federal Minister of Defense (ed.): Law on the legal status of soldiers (Soldiers Act - SG) . Bonn March 19, 1956, § 4 para. 3 (2) - ( gesetze-im-internet.de [PDF; accessed on March 25, 2014] Newly drafted by notice of May 30, 2005 I 1482. Last amended by Art . 1 G of April 8, 2013 I 730).
- The Federal Minister of Defense (ed.): ZDv 10/8 Military Forms and Celebrations of the Bundeswehr . Cape. 6 Greeting and salutation.
- cf. also Werner Besch : Duzen , Siezen , titulating . To address in German today and yesterday (= Kleine Reihe V&R 4009 ). 2nd Edition. Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht , Göttingen 1998, ISBN 3-525-34009-5 , p. 59 ( digitized in the Google book search - No. 626 ZDv 10/8).
- The equivalent, higher and lower ranks are given in accordance with ZDv 14/5 B 185, cf. The Federal Minister of Defense (ed.): ZDv 14/5. Soldiers Act . DSK AV110100174, change status July 17, 2008. Bonn August 21, 1978, rank designations in the Bundeswehr, p. B 185 (Not to be confused with the Law on the Legal Status of Soldiers (Soldiers Act) . The order of the ranks shown in the info box does not necessarily correspond to one of the regular rank sequences provided for in the Soldiers' Career Ordinance , nor does it necessarily correspond to the rank hierarchy described in the Superiors Ordinance a managerial relationship ).