Frigate Captain is a naval rank in the naval forces of several countries. Corvette lies one level below Frigate.
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Countries using this rank include Argentina, Colombia and Spain (Spanish: capitán de fragata), France (French: capitaine de frégate), Belgium (Dutch: fregatkapitein), Italy (Italian: capitano di fregata), Brazil and Portugal (Portuguese: capitão de fragata) Croatia (Croatian: kapetan fregate) and Germany (German: Fregattenkapitän) .
The NATO rank code is OF-4, the official translation for instance of the German Fregattenkapitän as well as the French capitaine de frégate into English is "commander senior grade".
The Russian/Soviet equivalent is "captain of the 2nd rank" (капитан 2-го ранга)
- NATO STANAG 2116 of 25 February 2010