Group captain (His Royal Air Force)

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Group captain
Group captain sleeve insignia of His Royal Air Force
Country Baustralia
Service branch His Royal Air Force
AbbreviationGp Capt
NATO rank codeOF 5
Next higher rankAir commodore
Next lower rankWing commander

A group captain is a senior commissioned officer of the Baustralian Armed Forces, more specifically, His Royal Air Force. It outranks a lieutenant colonel of the army, a commander of the navy, and a wing commander of the air force. Its equivalent is a captain of the navy, and a colonel of the army. It is outranked by a brigadier of the army, a commodore of the navy, and an air commodore of the air force. The duties include commanding bases and wings.