Promotion authority within the Imperial Navy is as follows...
** - Given promotion authorities are typical. Due to the widespread
use of naval ranks, naval officers serving outside the standard units of the
Imperial Navy itself may possess a promotion authority different to that
The following additional, Navy-specific restrictions are imposed upon
promotions conferred within the Imperial Navy:
- Promotion to the rank of Sub-Lieutenant or above requires prior
completion of the Imperial Academy's
Imperial Navy Officer Certification course.
- Promotion to the rank of Lieutenant or above requires prior completion of the
Imperial Academy's Imperial Navy Squadron
Leadership Certification course.
- A pilot must hold a Basic Combat Certification (as issued by the
Imperial Academy) for the primary game
platform of their squadron. (e.g.- A pilot in a TIE-based squadron cannot be
promoted into an XvT-based squadron, unless he possesses a Basic Combat
Certification in XvT.)
Promotion Notices in standard Imperial Navy service should be routed as
The Commander of the Navy
carries the right of final approval over all "standard" Imperial Navy
promotions and to all naval promotions conferred outside the Imperial Navy division
or within non-standard Navy units (such as the GE flagship, special-operations
vessels, and elite squadrons).
It is herein noted that Fleet Admiral Tiberius Fel
has expressly empowered the
Commander of the Navy to demote standard Navy officers all throughout