20 relations: Bundeswehr, Comparative officer ranks of World War I, Comparative officer ranks of World War II, Division (military), Federal Ministry of Defence (Germany), Flecktarn, Four-star rank, General (Germany), General officer, Generalmajor, Generaloberstabsarzt, German Air Force, German Army, German Navy, Joint Medical Service (Germany), Major general, NATO, Ranks and insignia of NATO armies officers, Three-star rank, Vizeadmiral.
The Bundeswehr (Federal Defence) is the unified armed forces of Germany and their civil administration and procurement authorities.
The following table shows comparative officer ranks of several Allied and Central powers during World War I. Not all combatant countries are shown in the table.
The following table compares the officer ranks appointed by the major Allied powers, the major Axis powers and various occupied countries and co-belligerents during World War II.
A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.
The Federal Ministry of Defence (Bundesministerium der Verteidigung), abbreviated BMVg, is a top-level federal agency, headed by the Federal Minister of Defence as a member of the Cabinet of Germany.
Flecktarn ("mottled camouflage"; also known as Flecktarnmuster or Fleckentarn) is a family of 3-, 4-, 5- or 6-color disruptive camouflage patterns, the most common being the five-color pattern, consisting of dark green, light green, black, red brown and green brown or tan depending on the manufacturer.
A four-star rank is the rank of any four-star officer described by the NATO OF-9 code.
General is the highest rank of the German Army and German Air Force.
A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.
Generalmajor, short GenMaj, (English: major general) is a general officer rank in many countries, and is identical to and translated as major general.
Generaloberstabsarzt and Admiraloberstabsarzt are the top Joint Medical Service OF8-ranks of the German Bundeswehr.
The German Air Force (German: Luftwaffe, the German-language generic term for air force) is the aerial warfare branch of the Bundeswehr, the armed forces of Germany.
The German Army (Deutsches Heer) is the land component of the armed forces of Germany.
The German Navy (Deutsche Marine or simply Marine—) is the navy of Germany and part of the unified Bundeswehr ("Federal Defense"), the German Armed Forces.
The Medical Corps (Zentraler Sanitätsdienst der Bundeswehr) is a part of the Bundeswehr, the armed forces of Germany and serves all three armed services (Army, Navy and Air Force).
Major general (abbreviated MG, Maj. Gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.
Commissioned officers' rank comparison chart of all land forces of NATO member states.
An officer of three-star rank is a senior commander in many of the armed services holding a rank described by the NATO code of OF-8.
Vizeadmiral, short VAdm in lists VADM, (en: Vice admiral) is a senior naval flag officer rank in the German Navy.