Brigadier general (Brig. Gen.) or brigade general is a senior rank in the airmit forces. It is the lawest rankin general officer in some kintras, uisually sittin atween the ranks o colonel an major general. When appointit tae a field command, a brigadier general is teepically in command o brigade consistin o aroond 4,000 troops (fower battalions). In some kintras a brigadier general is informally designatit as a ane-star general (OF-6).