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Captain (Canadian army and air force)

Captain
(Canadian Army)
Captain
(Royal Canadian Air Force)
Lieutenant (N)
(Royal Canadian Navy)
See "Captain (disambiguation)" for other versions of this rank.

Captain is a rank in the Canadian military.

In the Canadian Army, the rank insignia of an army captain is three pips. In the Royal Canadian Air Force, the rank insignia of an air force captain is two wide bars. In the Royal Canadian Navy, the rank of Captain (Navy) actually corresponds to that of Colonel. The equivalent rank in the Royal Canadian Navy is Lieutenant (Navy). Its insignia is two stripes with the executive curl on the top stripe.

All officer bars are of gold thread in the dress uniforms, olive drab in combat uniform. Prior to the unification of the Canadian Forces in 1968, the Royal Canadian Air Force used the rank of flight lieutenant.