In the Federation Starfleet, the United Nations Space Command, and Homeworld Command the rank name is derived from English-speaking naval tradition. Admiral is a senior flag Officer rank, a grade higher than a Vice Admiral and a grade below Fleet Admiral and other Flag Officer grades in most rank structures. This rank is roughly equivalent with the authority of a General of military forces.
In military parlance, is it acceptable and normal to refer to a Admiral simply as "Admiral" in most forms of address.
The equivalent rank in other services is as follows:
General's in TFE
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