Commodore (His Royal Navy)
Command Flag of a Commodore
|Service branch||His Royal Navy|
|NATO rank||OF 6|
|Next higher rank||Rear admiral|
|Next lower rank||Captain|
A Commodore is the lowest flag officer of the Baustralian Armed Forces, more specifically, His Royal Navy. It outranks a captain of the navy, a colonel of the army and marines, and an group captain of the air force. Its equivalent is a brigadier general of the marines and army, and an air commodore of the air command.
The duties of a commodore are to second-in-command a personnel branch, or command the His Royal Naval Reserve.
Insignia of a commodore on the headdress is a two rows of gold oak leaves on the peak. The cap badge is a generic Baustralian Armed Forces cap badge. Three rows of buttons are worn on the tunic, as well as a thick gold band thereon a curl of gold.
|Commissioned officer ranks of the Baustralian Armed Forces|
|NATO equivalent rank code||Student Officer||OF-1||OF-2||OF-3||OF-4||OF-5||OF-6
|His Royal Navy||Mid||SLt||Lt||LCdr||Cdr||Capt||Cdre||RAdm||VAdm||Adm
||Adm of the F|
|His Royal Air Force||PO||FO||FLt||SLdr||WCdr||Gp Capt||ACdre||AVM||AM||ACM||MHRAF|