Rear admiral (Royal Navy)

Rear admiral
Flag of Rear-Admiral - Royal Navy.svg
Flag of a rear admiral, Royal Navy
British Royal Navy OF-7-collected.svg
Insignia shoulder board and sleeve lace for rear admiral
Country United Kingdom
Service branch
NATO rank codeOF-7
Next higher rankVice-admiral
Next lower rankCommodore
Equivalent ranks

Rear admiral (RAdm) is a flag officer rank of the Royal Navy. It is immediately superior to commodore and is subordinate to vice admiral. It is a two-star rank and has a NATO ranking code of OF-7.

The equivalent rank in the British Army and Royal Marines is major-general; and in the Royal Air Force, it is air vice-marshal.