Podpraporshchik

Podpraporshchik (Russian: подпра́порщик, lit.'under praporshchik' or 'junior praporshchik', Russian pronunciation: [pɐtˈprapərɕːɪk]) was a Russian non-commissioned officer (NCO) rank (Russian: у̀нтер-офице́р ранг, IPA: [ˌunʲtʲɪr ɐfʲɪˈtsɛr rank]), originally below the Sergeant and Feldwebel. From 1826 to 1884 it became the highest NCO rank of the infantry, cavalry, and Leib Guard. From 1884, podpraporshchik ranked below the newly introduced NCO-grade zauryad-praporshchik (Russian: зауря̀д-пра́порщик, lit.'praposhchik deputy', Russian pronunciation: [zəʊˈrʲat ˈprapərɕːɪk]).

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Podpraporshchik
in Russia
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Utilization1826–1917
Rank groupUnter-ofitsery
ArmyPodpraporshchik
NavyStarshy bootsmann
CossacksPodkhorunzhiy
(ru: подхорунжий)
NATO
equivalent
OR-7[1]
Sequence of ranks
junior rank:
Feldwebel
(Wachtmeister)

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Podpraposhchik
senior rank:
Zauryad-praporshchik
(1909-1917)

Branch of service, rank and rank insigniaEdit

The colour of the material identified the particular unit
Non-commissioned officers
Branch of service Infantry Artillery Cavalry Cossack troops
Rank insignia        
Rank designation Podpraporshchik Estandart-yunker
(Shtandart-yunker)
Podkhorunzhi
See also
See also

ReferencesEdit

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