Rear Admiral

Inner Sphere Military Ranks
Field Officer
General Officer
For specific ranks see Military Ranks


In the SLDF a Rear Admiral was the commanding officer of a fleet or shipyard.[1]

Armed Forces of the Federated Suns[edit]

In the AFFS Rear Admiral is the Naval equivalent of a Leftenant General. They typically command the AeroSpace Brigade (two wings) of a Regimental Combat Team.[2] In the Naval Service, they command multiple DropShip squadrons, small flotillas of JumpShips, or serve as the Executive Officer of an AFFS WarShip.[3]

AFFS Rear Admiral insignia by branch of service
Rank MechWarrior AeroSpace Fighter Infantry Armor Naval Crew Technical
Administrative Medical Legal Logistics/
Rear Admiral
(Leftenant General)
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  1. The Star League, p. 112, "Lieutenant General"
  2. House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 126, "Leftenant General"
  3. Field Manual: Federated Suns, p. 28