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Oberbootsmann

Oberbootsmann
shoulder board / cuff title / mounting loop
Rank insignia German NCO rank
Introduction 1955
Rank group Non-commissioned officers
Navy Oberbootsmann
Army / Air Force Hauptfeldwebel
NATO
equivalent
OR-6
Army/Navy
Air Force Senior Master Sergeant

Oberbootsmann (OBtsm or in lists OB) designates in the German Navy of the Bundeswehr a military person or member of the armed forces. It belongs to the particular rank group Senior NCOs with port epée.

According to the salary class it is equivalent to the Oberfeldwebel of Heer or Luftwaffe. It is grouped as OR6 in NATO, equivalent to First Sergeant, Master Sergeant, or Senior Chief Petty Officer in the US Armed forces, and to Warrant Officer Class 2 in the British Army and Royal Navy.

In navy context NCOs of this rank were formally addressed as Herr Oberbootsmann also informally / short Oberbootsmann.

The sequence of ranks (top-down approach) in that particular group is as follows:
Unteroffiziere mit Portepee

Remark

The abbreviation "OR" stands for "Other Ranks / fr: sous-officiers et militaires du rang / ru:другие ранги, кроме офицероф"!

See also

Equivalent in other NATO countries

  • – Premier-maître chef/ Eerste meester
  • – Chief petty officer 2nd class/ Premier maître de 2e classe
  • – Stožerni narednik
  • – Seniorsergent
  • – Premier maître
  • – Επικελευστής/ Epikelefstis
  • – Petty officer/specialist (after 6 years service)
  • – secondo capo scelto
  • – Sergeant-majoor
  • – no equivalent
  • – Młodszy chorąży marynarki
  • – Sargento-ajudante
  • – Sargento primero
  • – Chief Petty Officer/ Colour Sergeant
  • – Chief Petty Officer/ Gunnery Sergeant
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