Major general

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{{lang|fr|Général major}}
{{lang|hy|գեներալ-մայոր}}
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{{lang|az|General-mayor}}
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{{lang|tk|General-maýor}}
{{lang|nl-BE|Generaal-majoor}}
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{{lang|bs|General major}}
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{{lang|ms|Mejar jeneral}}
{{lang|bg|Генерал-майор}}
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Major-general
{{lang|es|Brigadier general}}
{{lang|fr|Général-major}}
{{lang|hr|General bojnik}}
{{lang|cs|Generálmajor}}
{{lang|da|Generalmajor}}
{{lang|es|Mayor general}}
Major general
{{lang|et|Kindralmajor}}
{{lang|am|ሜጄር ጄኔራል}}
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{{lang|ka|გენერალ-მაიორი}}
{{lang|de|Generalmajor}}
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{{lang|pt|Major-general}}
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{{lang|id|Mayor jenderal}}
Major-general
Major general
{{lang|kk|Генерал-майор}}
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{{lang|ky|Генерал-майор}}
{{lang|lv|Ģenerālmajors}}
{{lang|lt|Generolas majoras}}
Major general
Major general
{{lang|ms|Mejar jeneral}}
Major general
{{lang|mn|Хошууч генерал}}
{{lang|cnr|General major}}
{{lang|pt|Major-general}}
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{{lang|nl|Generaal-majoor}}
Major-general
{{lang|es|Mayor general}}
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{{lang|mk|Генерал мајор}}
{{lang|no|Generalmajor}}
{{lang|ur|میجر جنرل}}
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Major general
{{lang|pt|Major-general}}
{{lang|ro|General-maior}}
{{lang|ru|Генера́л-майо́р}}
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{{lang|sr|Генерал-Мајор}}
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{{lang|sk|Generálmajor}}
{{lang|sl|Generalmajor}}
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{{lang|tg|Генерал-майор}}
{{lang|sw|Meja jenerali}}
{{lang|pt|Major-general}}
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{{lang|uk|Генерал-майор}}
Major-general
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{{lang|uz|General-mayor}}
{{lang|es|Mayor general}}
Major general
Tümgeneral (Turkish Land Forces)
<center>Royal Canadian Air Force ({{lang-fr|Major-général}})</center>
<center>Czech Air Force (Generálmajor)</center>
<center>Royal Danish Air Force (Generalmajor)</center>
<center>Georgian Air Force</center>
<center>Luftwaffe (Generalmajor)</center>
<center>Greece (Υποπτέραρχος)</center>
<center>Irish Air Corps (Maor-ghinearál)</center>
<center>Japan Air Self-Defense Force (Kūshō-ho)</center>
<center>Royal Malaysian Air Force (Mejar Jeneral)</center>
<center>Royal Netherlands Air Force (Generaal-majoor)</center>
<center>Philippine Air Force<br />(Magat Heneral)</center>
<center>Poland</center>
<center>Portuguese Air Force</center>
<center>Romanian Air Force (General-maior)</center>
<center>Russian Air Force (Генера́л-майор)</center>
<center>Serbian Air Force (Генерал-мајор)</center>
<center>Swedish Air Force (Generalmajor)</center>
Turkish Air Force (Tümgeneral)
<center>Ukrainian Air Force Генерал-майор</center>
<center>US Air Force Major general</center>
<center>Vietnam People's Air Force major general</center>
<center>Swedish Amphibious Corps (Generalmajor)</center>
<center>UK Royal Marines</center>
<center>US Marine Corps</center>
<center>Indonesian Marine Corps (mayor jenderal)</center>
<center>Ukrainian Marine corps (Генерал-майор)</center>
Turkish Naval Force (Tümamiral)

Military rank used in many countries.

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{{lang|sq|Gjeneral major}}

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Brigadier

Military rank, the seniority of which depends on the country.

Military rank, the seniority of which depends on the country.

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Botswana
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Guyana
India
Jamaica
Kenya
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Namibia
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Seychelles
Sri Lanka
Uganda
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Algeria
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Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Republic of the Congo
Djibouti
Gabon
Lebanon
Madagascar
Mali
Morocco
Senegal
Togo
Tunisia

It ranks above colonel and below major general.

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Flag officer

Commissioned officer in a nation's armed forces senior enough to be entitled to fly a flag to mark the position from which the officer exercises command.

Commissioned officer in a nation's armed forces senior enough to be entitled to fly a flag to mark the position from which the officer exercises command.

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In most Arab armies, liwa (Arabic: لواء), which can be translated as flag officer, is a specific rank, equivalent to a major general. However, "ensign" is debatably a more exact translation of the word. In principle, a flag officer commands several units called "flags" (or "ensigns") (i.e. brigades).

Pennant of a German Vizeadmiral

Vice admiral

Senior naval flag officer rank, usually equivalent to lieutenant general and air marshal.

Senior naval flag officer rank, usually equivalent to lieutenant general and air marshal.

Pennant of a German Vizeadmiral
{{lang|es|Vicealmirante}}
{{lang|fr|Vice-amiral}}
{{lang|es|Vicealmirante}}
Vice admiral
{{lang|az|Vitse-admiral}}
Vice admiral
{{lang|es|Vicealmirante}}
{{lang|es|Vicealmirante}}
{{lang|fr|Vice-amiral}}
Vice-admiral
Vice admiral
{{lang|fr|Vice-amiral}}
{{lang|fr|Vice-amiral}}
{{lang|hr|Viceadmiral}}
{{lang|es|Vicealmirante}}
{{lang|es|Vicealmirante}}
{{lang|es|Vicealmirante}}
{{lang|es|Vicealmirante}}
{{lang|es|Vice almirante}}
{{lang|fi|Vara-amiraali}}
{{lang|fr|Vice-amiral}}
{{lang|fr|Vice-amiral}}
Vice admiral
{{lang|es|Vicealmirante}}
Vice admiral
{{lang|fr|Vice-amiral}}
{{lang|kk|Вице-адмирал}}
{{lang|sl|Vice admiral}}
{{lang|fr|Vice-amiral}}
{{lang|es|Vicealmirante}}
{{lang|cnr|Vice admiral}}
{{lang|fr|Vice-amiral}}
{{lang|pt|Vice-almirante}}
Vice admiral
{{lang|nl|Vice-admiraal}}
Vice admiral
Vice admiral
Vice admiral
{{lang|es|Vicealmirante}}
{{lang|pl|Wiceadmirał}}
{{lang|pt|Vice-almirante}}
{{lang|ro|Viceamiral}}
{{lang|ru|Вице-адмирал}}
{{lang|sr|Вице Адмирал}}
Vice admiral
Vice admiral
{{lang|es|Vice almirante}}
Vice admiral
{{lang|fr|Vice-amiral}}
{{lang|tk|Wise-admiral}}
{{lang|uk|Віце-адмірал}}
Vice admiral
Vice admiral
Vice admiral
{{lang|es|Vicealmirante}}

A vice-admiral is senior to a rear-admiral and major general, and junior to an admiral and general.

{{lang|sq|Gjeneral lejtant}}<ref name="Albanian_Army">{{cite web |title=GRADAT, FORCA TOKËSORE |url=https://aaf.mil.al/images/pdf/gradat_FT.pdf |website=aaf.mil.al |access-date=25 May 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210428065132/https://aaf.mil.al/images/pdf/gradat_FT.pdf |archive-date=28 April 2021 |language=sq}}</ref>

Lieutenant general

Three-star military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries.

Three-star military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries.

{{lang|sq|Gjeneral lejtant}}<ref name="Albanian_Army">{{cite web |title=GRADAT, FORCA TOKËSORE |url=https://aaf.mil.al/images/pdf/gradat_FT.pdf |website=aaf.mil.al |access-date=25 May 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20210428065132/https://aaf.mil.al/images/pdf/gradat_FT.pdf |archive-date=28 April 2021 |language=sq}}</ref>
{{lang|pt|Tenente-general}}<ref name="Angola_Army">{{cite web |title=Postos do Exército |url=https://faa.ao/exe/posto_exe |website=faa.ao |publisher=Angolan Army |access-date=27 June 2021 |language=pt}}</ref>
{{lang|es|Teniente general}}<ref name="Argentina_Army">{{cite web |title=Grados |url=https://www.argentina.gob.ar/ejercito/grados |website=argentina.gob.ar |publisher=Government of Argentina |access-date=27 May 2021 |language=es}}</ref>
{{lang|hy|գեներալ-լեյտենանտ}}
Lieutenant general<ref name="Australia">{{cite web |title=Badges of rank |url=https://www.defence.gov.au/images/Badges_of_rank.pdf |website=defence.gov.au |publisher=Department of Defence (Australia) |access-date=31 May 2021}}</ref>
{{lang|de|Generalleutnant}}<ref name="Austria_Army">{{cite web |title=Dienstgrade |url=https://www.bundesheer.at/abzeichen/dienstgrade.shtml# |website=bundesheer.at |publisher=Federal Ministry of Defence (Austria) |access-date=25 May 2021 |language=de}}</ref>
{{lang|az|General-leytenant}}<ref name="Azerbaijan">{{cite web |title=Azərbaycan Respublikası Silahlı Qüvvələri hərbi qulluqçularının hərbi geyim forması və fərqləndirmə nişanları haqqında Əsasnamə |url=https://mod.gov.az//images/pdf/854d34d118da32783a511172925270d7.pdf |website=mod.gov.az |publisher=Ministry of Defense |access-date=16 February 2021 |language=az |pages=64–70 |date=25 June 2001}}</ref>
Lieutenant general
{{lang|tk|General-leýtenant}}<ref name="Turkmenistan">{{cite web |title=TÜRKMENISTANYŇ KANUNY Harby borçlulyk we harby gulluk hakynda (Türkmenistanyň Mejlisiniň Maglumatlary 2010 ý., № 3, 58-nji madda) (Türkmenistanyň 01.10.2011 ý. № 234-IV Kanuny esasynda girizilen üýtgetmeler we goşmaçalar bilen) |trans-title=LAW OF TURKMENISTAN On military service and military service (Information of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, 2010, No. 3, Article 58) (as amended by the Law of Turkmenistan of October 1, 2011 No. 234-IV) |url=https://milligosun.gov.tm/storage/file/04-harby-borclulyk-we-harby-gulluk-hakynda-ky9J0pKxTQ.pdf |website=milligosun.gov.tm |publisher=Ministry of Defense (Turkmenistan) |access-date=2 June 2021 |pages=28-29 |language=tk}}</ref>
{{lang|nl-BE|Luitenant-generaal}}
{{lang|dz|གུང་ བློན་ གོང མ །}}
{{lang|bg|Генерал-лейтенант}}
Lieutenant general<ref name="Botswana">{{Cite web|url=http://www.gov.bw/en/Ministries--Authorities/Ministries/State-President/Botswana-Defence-Force-BDF/About-the-BDF1/Ranks-and-Insignia/ |title=Ranks |publisher=Government of Botswana |access-date=22 September 2016 |url-status=dead |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20160826111806/http://www.gov.bw/en/Ministries--Authorities/Ministries/State-President/Botswana-Defence-Force-BDF/About-the-BDF1/Ranks-and-Insignia/ |archive-date=26 August 2016 }}</ref>
{{lang|ms|Leftenan jeneral}}<ref name="Brunei_Army">{{cite web |title=Akta angkatan bersenjata diraja Brunei (Penggal 149) |url=http://www.agc.gov.bn/AGC%20Images/LAWS/Gazette_PDF/2013/BM/b088.pdf |website=agc.gov.bn |access-date=14 July 2021 |pages=1999-2000 |language=ms |date=16 December 2013}}</ref>
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Lieutenant-general
{{lang|fr|Lieutenant-général}}
{{lang|cs|Generálporučík}}<ref name="Czech_Republic">{{cite web |title=Ranks |url=https://www.army.cz/scripts/detail.php?id=49065 |website=army.cz |publisher=Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic |date=2018 |access-date=26 May 2021}}</ref>
{{lang|da|Generalløjtnant}}<ref name="Denmark_Army">{{cite web |title=Hærens Gradstegn |url=https://forsvaret.dk/globalassets/fko---forsvaret/dokumenter/gradstegn/-harens-gradstegn-.pdf |website=forsvaret.dk |publisher=Danish Defence |access-date=26 May 2021 |language=da |date=2018}}</ref>
{{lang|es|Teniente general}}<ref name="DominicanRepublic_Officers">{{cite web |title=Insignias |url=https://www.mide.gob.do/detail.aspx?id=477&sl=96 |website=mide.gob.do |publisher=Ministry of Defense (Dominican Republic) |access-date=28 May 2021 |language=es}}</ref>
{{lang|et|Kindralleitnant}}<ref name="Estonia_Army">{{cite web |title=Sümboolika: Maaväe Auastmed |url=https://mil.ee/kaitsevagi/kaitsevae-symboolika/#t-maavae-auastmed |website=mil.ee |publisher=Estonian Defence Forces |access-date=26 May 2021 |language=et}}</ref>
{{lang|fi|Kenraaliluutnantti}} {{lang|sv|Generallöjtnant}}<ref name="Finland">{{cite web |title=Sotilasarvot Puolustusvoimissa |url=https://puolustusvoimat.fi/sotilasarvot |website=puolustusvoimat.fi |publisher=Finnish Defence Forces |access-date=26 May 2021 |language=fi}}</ref>
Lieutenant general
{{lang|ka|გენერალ ლეიტენანტი}}
{{lang|de|Generalleutnant}}<ref name="Germany_Army">{{cite web |title=Dienstgradabzeichen Heer |url=https://www.bundeswehr.de/de/aktuelles/mediathek/dienstgradabzeichen-heer-69056 |website=bundeswehr.de |publisher=Bundeswehr |access-date=30 May 2021 |language=de}}</ref>
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{{lang|pt|Tenente-general}}
{{lang|fr|Lieutenant-général}}
Lieutenant general
{{lang|id|Letnan jenderal}}<ref name="Indonesia">{{cite web |title=Pangkat Harian |url=https://www.tni.mil.id/pages-39-pangkat-harian.html |website=tni.mil.id |access-date=4 June 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20201124202839/https://www.tni.mil.id/pages-39-pangkat-harian.html |publisher=Indonesian National Armed Forces |archive-date=24 November 2020 |language=id}}</ref>
Lieutenant-general
{{lang|it|Tenente Generale}}<ref name="Italy_Army">{{cite web |title=i gradi dell'Esercito Italiano - distintivi di incarico e funzionali |url=http://www.esercito.difesa.it/root/equipaggiamenti/gradi_270906.pdf |website=esercito.difesa.it |publisher=Italian Army |access-date=30 May 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20100801094145/http://www.esercito.difesa.it/root/equipaggiamenti/gradi_270906.pdf |archive-date=1 August 2010 |language=it}}</ref>
Lieutenant general<ref name="Jamaica">{{cite web |title=BADGES OF RANK |url=https://www.jdfweb.com/badges-of-rank/ |website=Official Jamaica Defence Force Website |access-date=16 November 2019 |date=2019|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20200820143541/https://www.jdfweb.com/badges-of-rank/ |archive-date=20 August 2020}}</ref>
{{lang|kk|Генерал-лейтенант}}
Lieutenant general<ref>{{cite web |title=KDF Ranks |url=https://mod.go.ke/kdf-ranks/#1604604085917-4b478bbb-9515 |website=mod.go.ke |publisher=Ministry of Defence - Kenya |access-date=29 May 2021}}</ref>
{{lang|sq|Gjeneral lejtnant}}<ref name="Kosovo">{{cite web |title=Emblems and Ranks |url=https://mod.rks-gov.net/?page=2,310 |website=mod.rks-gov.net |publisher=Ministry of Defence |access-date=30 May 2021}}</ref>
{{lang|lv|Ģenerālleitnants}}<ref name="Latvia">{{cite web |title=Pakāpju iedalījums |url=https://www.mil.lv/lv/aktivais-dienests/dienesta-gaita/dienesta-pakapes/pakapju-iedalijums |website=mil.lv/lv |publisher=Latvian National Armed Forces |access-date=26 May 2021 |language=lv}}</ref>
Lieutenant general<ref name="Liberia">{{cite web |url=http://www.vertic.org/media/National%20Legislation/Liberia/LR_Defense%20Act%20of%202008.pdf |title=Defense Act of 2008 |date=3 September 2008 |page=8 |access-date=20 November 2017}}</ref>
{{lang|lt|Generolas leitenantas}}<ref name="Lithuania">{{cite web |title=Karių laipsnių ženklai |url=http://kariuomene.kam.lt/lt/kariuomenes_atributika/kariu_laipsniu_zenklai_3554.html |website=kariuomene.kam.lt |publisher=Ministry of National Defence (Lithuania) |access-date=26 May 2021 |language=lt}}</ref>
Lieutenant general
{{lang|ms|Leftenan jeneral}}<ref name="Malaysia_Officer">{{cite web |title=Pangkat |url=http://www.mafhq.mil.my/index.php/my/mengenai-kami/kerjaya/pangkat |website=mafhq.mil.my |publisher=Malaysian Armed Forces |access-date=4 June 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20200429231449/http://www.mafhq.mil.my/index.php/my/mengenai-kami/kerjaya/pangkat |archive-date=29 April 2020 |language=ms}}</ref>
{{lang|mn|Дэслэгч генерал}}
{{lang|pt|Tenente general}}
Lieutenant general
{{lang|nl|Luitenant-generaal}}<ref name="Netherlands">{{cite web |title=De rangonderscheidingstekens van de krijgsmacht |url=https://www.defensie.nl/binaries/defensie/documenten/brochures/2021/01/15/rangen-krijgsmacht/rangonderscheidingstekens.pdf |publisher=Ministry of Defence (Netherlands) |access-date=18 March 2021 |date=19 December 2016 |language=nl}}</ref>
Lieutenant general
Lieutenant-general<ref name="NewZealand">{{cite web |title=Badges of Rank |url=https://www.nzdf.mil.nz/corporate-documents/badges-of-rank/ |website=nzdf.mil.nz |publisher=New Zealand Defence Force |access-date=11 June 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20200703193648/https://www.nzdf.mil.nz/corporate-documents/badges-of-rank/ |archive-date=3 July 2020}}</ref>
Lieutenant general
{{lang|no|Generalløytnant}}<ref name="Norway">{{cite web |title=Militære grader |url=https://www.forsvaret.no/om-forsvaret/uniformer-grader-medaljer/grader |website=forsvaret.no |publisher=Norwegian Armed Forces |access-date=26 May 2021 |language=no |date=4 February 2021}}</ref>
Lieutenant general
Lieutenant general
{{lang|pt|Tenente-general}}<ref name="Portugal_Army">{{cite web |title=POSTOS E DISTINTIVOS  EXÉRCITO |url=http://antigo.mdn.gov.pt/defesa/Simbolos/exercito.htm |website=antigo.mdn.gov.pt |access-date=30 May 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20100301024102/http://antigo.mdn.gov.pt/defesa/Simbolos/exercito.htm |archive-date=1 March 2010 |language=pt}}</ref>
{{lang|ro|General-locotenent}}<ref name="Romania">{{cite web |title=Grade militare (Military ranks) |url=https://www.defense.ro/foto/album6 |website=defense.ro |publisher=Romanian Defence Staff |access-date=1 February 2021 |language=ro}}</ref>
{{lang|ru|Генера́л-лейтена́нт}}
Lieutenant general<ref name="Rwanda">{{cite web |title=RDF Insignia |url=https://www.mod.gov.rw/rdf/insignia |website=mod.gov.rw |publisher=Government of the Republic of Rwanda |access-date=12 June 2021}}</ref>
Lieutenant general<ref name="Singapore">{{cite web |title=SAF Rank Insignias |url=https://www.mindef.gov.sg/web/portal/mindef/about-us/saf-rank-insignias |website=mindef.gov.sg |publisher=Ministry of Defence (Singapore) |access-date=7 June 2021}}</ref>
{{lang|sk|Generálporučík}}<ref name="Slovakia">{{cite web |title=Označenie vojenských hodností príslušníkov Ozbrojených síl Slovenskej republiky od 1.1.2016 |trans-title=Designation of military ranks of members of the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic from 1.1.2016 |url=http://www.vhu.sk/oznacenie-vojenskych-hodnosti-prislusnikov-ozbrojenych-sil-slovenskej-republiky-od-112016/ |website=vhu.sk |publisher=Military History Institute |access-date=12 April 2021 |language=sk}}</ref>
{{lang|es|Teniente general}}<ref name="Spain">{{cite web |title=Army Ranks & Insignia |url=https://ejercito.defensa.gob.es/en/personal/divisas-empleos.html |website=ejercito.defensa.gob.es |publisher=Ministry of Defence (Spain) |access-date=30 May 2021}}</ref>
Lieutenant general<ref name="SriLanka_Army">{{cite web |title=Dress Regulation PDF - Part I |url=https://www.army.lk/sites/all/themes/bootstrap/common/images/images2/downloads/Dress-regulation-2019-PART-I.pdf |website=army.lk |publisher=Sri Lanka Army |pages=10-4–10-11 |date=January 2019 |access-date=20 May 2021}}</ref>
Lieutenant general<ref name="SouthAfrica_Army">{{cite web |title=Uniform: Rank insignia |url=http://www.army.mil.za/aboutus/uniform/rankinsignia.htm |website=army.mil.za |publisher=Department of Defence (South Africa) |access-date=29 May 2021 |archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20201020110337/http://www.army.mil.za/aboutus/uniform/rankinsignia.htm |archive-date=20 October 2020}}</ref>
{{lang|sv|Generallöjtnant}}<ref name="FMgrader2019">{{cite web|title=Nya gradbeteckningar införs|url=https://www.forsvarsmakten.se/sv/aktuellt/2019/10/nya-gradbeteckningar-infors/|publisher=Försvarsmakten|date=2019-10-01|access-date=2019-10-02}}</ref>
{{lang|tg|Генерал-лейтенант}}
Lieutenant general {{lang|sw|Luteni jenerali}}
{{lang|pt|Tenente-general}}
Lieutenant general<ref name="Uganda_Army">{{cite journal |title=Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces Act |journal=The Uganda Gazette |date=18 September 2019 |volume=CXII |issue=46 |pages=1851-1854 |url=https://www.updf.go.ug/Gazette.pdf |access-date=29 May 2021 |publisher=Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation}}</ref>
{{lang|uk|Генерал-лейтенант}}
Lieutenant-general<ref name="UK_Army">{{cite web |title=Rank structure |url=https://www.army.mod.uk/who-we-are/our-people/ranks/ |website=army.mod.uk |publisher=British Army |access-date=27 May 2021}}</ref>
Lieutenant general<ref name="US_Army">{{cite web |title=U.S. Army Ranks |url=https://www.army.mil/ranks/ |website=army.mil |publisher=United States Army |access-date=27 May 2021}}</ref>
{{lang|uz|General-leytenant}}<ref name="Uzbekistan">{{cite web |title=O‘zbekiston Respublikasi fuqarolarining harbiy xizmatni o‘tash tartibi to‘g‘risida |url=https://lex.uz/docs/-4513434 |website=lex.uz |publisher=Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan |access-date=3 June 2021 |language=uz |date=12 September 2019}}</ref>
Lieutenant general
Gjeneral lejtant
Lieutenant général / Luitenant-generaal
Генерал-лейтенант
Generalløjtnant
Teniente general
Kenraaliluutnantti / Generallöjtnant
გენერალ ლეიტენანტი
Luitenant-generaal
Tenyente heneral
Generał broni
Tenente-general
Генера́л-лейтена́нт
Teniente-general
Generallöjtnant
Korgeneral (Turkish Air Force)
Генерал-лейтенант
Lieutenant general
{{lang|es|Teniente General}}
{{lang|id|Letnan jenderal}}
{{lang|dv|ލެފްޓިނަންޓް ޖެނެރަލް}}
{{lang|nl|Lieutenant-generaal}}<ref name="Netherlands">{{cite web |title=De rangonderscheidingstekens van de krijgsmacht |url=https://www.defensie.nl/binaries/defensie/documenten/brochures/2021/01/15/rangen-krijgsmacht/rangonderscheidingstekens.pdf |publisher=Ministry of Defence (Netherlands) |access-date=18 March 2021 |date=19 December 2016 |language=nl}}</ref> (Netherlands Marine Corps)
{{lang|es|Teniente general}}<ref name="Spain">{{cite web |title=Army Ranks & Insignia |url=https://ejercito.defensa.gob.es/en/personal/divisas-empleos.html |website=ejercito.defensa.gob.es |publisher=Ministry of Defence (Spain) |access-date=30 May 2021}}</ref>
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Lieutenant general<ref name="USMC">{{cite web |title=Ranks |url=https://www.marines.mil/Ranks/ |website=marines.mil |publisher=U.S. Marine Corps |access-date=13 June 2021}}</ref> (United States Marine Corps)
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In modern armies, lieutenant general normally ranks immediately below general and above major general; it is equivalent to the navy rank of vice admiral, and in air forces with a separate rank structure, it is equivalent to air marshal.

An RAF air vice-marshal's command flag

Air vice-marshal

Two-star air officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.

Two-star air officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.

An RAF air vice-marshal's command flag
An RAF air vice-marshal's sleeve mess insignia
An RAF air vice-marshal's shoulder board
An RAF air vice-marshal's sleeve on No. 1 service dress uniform
An RAF air vice-marshal's star plate.
An RAAF air vice-marshal's rank insignia
A RNZAF air vice-marshal's rank insignia
A Hellenic Air Force Ypopterarchos's (air vice-marshal) rank insignia.
An Indian Air Force air vice-marshal's sleeve/shoulder insignia
A Namibian Air Force's air vice-marshal's rank insignia
A Royal Thai Air Force air vice-marshal's rank insignia
A PAF air vice-marshal's rank insignia.

Canadian air vice-marshals then became major-generals.

Canadian Air Force and Army lieutenant-generals shaking hands

Lieutenant-general (Canada)

Canadian Forces rank used by commissioned officers of the Canadian Army or Royal Canadian Air Force.

Canadian Forces rank used by commissioned officers of the Canadian Army or Royal Canadian Air Force.

Canadian Air Force and Army lieutenant-generals shaking hands
Dress uniform tunic - shoulder and sleeve
CADPAT uniform
Arid-region CADPAT uniform
Insignia used from 2013 to 2016 on uniform shirts
Olive green uniform (no longer in use)
Dress uniform tunic - shoulder and sleeve
Uniform shirts (old insignia)
CADPAT uniform

A lieutenant-general is a general officer, senior to a major general or rear-admiral, and junior to a general or admiral.

A NATO two-star general's rank insignia

Two-star rank

Senior commander in many of the armed services holding a rank described by the NATO code of OF-7.

Senior commander in many of the armed services holding a rank described by the NATO code of OF-7.

A NATO two-star general's rank insignia
Brazilian General de Brigada
An Indian Navy Rear Admiral in a car having two-stars.
A British major-general (Sir Nicholas Carter) wearing two-star insignia

Typically, two-star officers hold the rank of rear admiral, counter admiral, major general, divisional general, or in the case of those air forces with a separate rank structure, air vice-marshal.

Example of typical modern US brigade formation

Brigade

Major tactical military formation that typically comprises three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

Major tactical military formation that typically comprises three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

Example of typical modern US brigade formation
A U.S. infantry brigade of around 3,200 personnel, formed into eight battalion-sized groups

A brigade's commander is commonly a major general, brigadier general, brigadier or colonel.

The rank insignia of a schout-bij-nacht

Rear admiral

The rank insignia of a schout-bij-nacht
Rear admiral
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The stars and shoulder boards of a US Coast Guard two-star, rear admiral
The star and shoulder boards of a US Public Health Service two-star, rear admiral
The stars, shoulder boards, and sleeve stripes of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration two-star, rear admiral
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Rear admiral is a senior naval flag officer rank, equivalent to a major general and air vice marshal and above that of a commodore and captain, but below that of a vice admiral.

Australian Army Brigadier General Harold Edward "Pompey" Elliott

Brigadier general

Military rank used in many countries.

Military rank used in many countries.

Australian Army Brigadier General Harold Edward "Pompey" Elliott
Charles de Gaulle during World War II in his uniform of Général de Brigade
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{{center|Czech Republic ({{lang|cs|Brigádní generál}})}}
{{center|Denmark ({{lang|nl|Brigadegeneral}})}}
{{center|France {{nobreak|{{lang|fr|Général de brigade aérienne}}}} }}
{{center|Georgia}}
{{center|Greece ({{lang|el|Ταξίαρχος}})}}
{{center|Hungary {{lang|hu|Dandártábornok}}}}
{{center|Ireland ({{lang|ga|Briogáidire-ghinearál}})}}
{{center|Israel {{transliteration|he|Tat Aluf}} ({{lang-he|תת אלוף}})}}
{{center|Italy {{nobreak|({{lang|it|Generale di Brigata Aerea}})}} }}
{{center|Malaysia ({{lang|ms|Brigedier Jeneral}})}}
{{center|Netherlands ({{lang|nl|Commodore}})}}
{{center|Philippines Brigadier General {{lang|tl|Brigadyer Heneral}} {{lang|es|General de brigada}}}}
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{{center|Romania {{lang|ro|General de flotilă aeriană}}}}
{{center|Serbia {{lang|sr|Бригадни Генерал}} {{transliteration|sr|Brigadni general}}}}
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{{center|Sweden ({{lang|sv|Brigadgeneral}})}}
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{{center|Indonesia: {{lang|id|Brigadir Jendral (Brigjen)}}}}
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The rank is usually above a colonel, and below a major general (or divisional general).