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Yugoslavia, 1991 - 2002

Federative Republic of Yugoslavia, Federativna Republika Jugoslavija




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National Flag

Zastava Savezne Republike Jugoslavije

[National Flag] [Normal] 1:2 [National Flag] [National coat of arms]
Adopted: 27th April 1992
Source: Ustav SRJ
Zakon o upotrebi zastave, himne i grba Savezne Republike Jugoslavije, Služebni list SRJ, 66/93 i 24/94.
Zakon o grbu Savezne Republike Jugoslavije, Sl. list SRJ 66/93

The flags of the three nations that formed the joint state after the World War I all used the same, so called Pan-Slavic colours in different order, so for the new was chosen one yet unusued and yet heraldically correct order of blue-white-red. In the World War II partisans added red five-pointed star on it as a symbol of socialist strougle. This flag was retained after the disolution of Yugoslavia for almost two more years by Serbia and Montenegro joint state and the star was finally removed only in 1992. The new coat of arms was adopted even latter, in 1993, in modern design combining the historical coat of arms of Sebia and Montenegro as escutchon of the white eagle found on both countries coats of arms.



Civil Ensign

[Civil Ensign] [Normal] 2:3 [Civil and State Ensign]
Adopted: 27th April 1992

The ensign used by merchant fleet differs from the national flag only in the prescribed ratio, using the ratio 2:3 that is the traditional for the use at sea in Mediterran.



Naval Ensign

[Naval Ensign] [Normal] 2:3 [War Ensign]
Adopted: 31st May 1993
Source: Zakon o vojnim pomorskim zastavama Savezne Republike Jugoslavije, 14. juna 1993, Službeni list SRJ 31/93, 18. juna 1993.
Odluka o komandnim zastavama i plamencima i o rangovnim zastavama brodova Ratne mornarice Vojske Jugoslavije, 19. januara 1995, Službeni list SRJ 18/95, 7. aprila 1995.

The naval ensign is red with the national flag set in canton fimbriated with white line.



Jack

[Jack] [Normal] 2:3
Adopted: 31st May 1993
Source: Zakon o vojnim pomorskim zastavama Savezne Republike Jugoslavije, 14. juna 1993, Službeni list SRJ 31/93, 18. juna 1993.
Odluka o komandnim zastavama i plamencima i o rangovnim zastavama brodova Ratne mornarice Vojske Jugoslavije, 19. januara 1995, Službeni list SRJ 18/95, 7. aprila 1995.

The naval jack is a red flag with the coat of arms set in the middle.



Border Guard Ensign (?)

[Border Guard Ensign (?)] [Normal] 2:3 ?
Source: Album des pavillons nationaux et des marques distinctives - National flags and distinctive markings, Service Hidrographique et Oceanographique de la Marine, France, 2000, ISBN:2-11-088247-6

The ensign of the "Border Guard" is shown in the flag book of the French Navy, but I was not able to find any primary source of their existance, nor confirmation of use of such flag.
The flag is red with tricolour trangle at hoist fimbriated from the field with a white line.



President of the Republic

[President of the Republic] [Normal] [Vertical] 1:1
Adopted: 31st May 1993
Source: Zakon o vojnim pomorskim zastavama Savezne Republike Jugoslavije, 14. juna 1993, Službeni list SRJ 31/93, 18. juna 1993.
Odluka o komandnim zastavama i plamencima i o rangovnim zastavama brodova Ratne mornarice Vojske Jugoslavije, 19. januara 1995, Službeni list SRJ 18/95, 7. aprila 1995.

The flag of the President of the Republic is square national tricolour with the coat of arms in the midle and bordered with tricolour triangles.



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