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This article is a list of various states ' armed forces ranking designations. Comparisons are made between the different systems used by nations to categorize the hierarchy of an armed force compared to another. Several of these lists mention _ NATO
NATO
reference codes_. These are the NATO
NATO
rank reference codes , used for easy comparison amongst NATO
NATO
countries. Links to comparison charts can be found below.

CONTENTS

* 1 References to modern military

* 1.1 NATO
NATO
* 1.2 People\'s Socialist Republic of Albania * 1.3 Albania * 1.4 Algeria * 1.5 Angola * 1.6 Argentina * 1.7 Australia * 1.8 Austria * 1.9 Bangladesh * 1.10 Belgium * 1.11 Bosnia and Herzegovina * 1.12 Brazil * 1.13 People\'s Republic of Bulgaria * 1.14 Canada * 1.15 People\'s Republic of China * 1.16 Colombia * 1.17 Croatia * 1.18 Cuba * 1.19 Democratic Kampuchea * 1.20 Denmark * 1.21 Dominican Republic * 1.22 Kingdom of Egypt * 1.23 Egypt * 1.24 Estonia * 1.25 Kingdom of Ethiopia * 1.26 Ethiopian Kingdom * 1.27 Empire of Ethiopia * 1.28 Ethiopian Empire * 1.29 Ethiopia * 1.30 Finland * 1.31 France * 1.32 Gabon * 1.33 Germany * 1.34 Greece * 1.35 Hungary * 1.36 India * 1.37 Indonesia * 1.38 Iran * 1.39 Iraq * 1.40 Ireland * 1.41 Israel * 1.42 Italy * 1.43 Japan * 1.44 Jordan * 1.45 Kosovo * 1.46 Laos * 1.47 Lebanon * 1.48 Libyan Kingdom * 1.49 Libya * 1.50 Luxembourg * 1.51 Lithuania * 1.52 Malaysia * 1.53 Mexico * 1.54 Morocco * 1.55 Mozambique * 1.56 Nepal * 1.57 Great Socialist People\'s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya * 1.58 Netherlands * 1.59 New Zealand * 1.60 Nicaragua * 1.61 Nigeria * 1.62 North Korea * 1.63 Oman * 1.64 South Korea * 1.65 Norway * 1.66 Palestine * 1.67 Pakistan * 1.68 Peru * 1.69 Philippines * 1.70 Poland * 1.71 Portugal * 1.72 Romanian People\'s Republic * 1.73 Socialist Republic of Romania * 1.74 Romania * 1.75 Russia * 1.76 Saudi Arabia * 1.77 Senegal * 1.78 Serbia * 1.79 Singapore * 1.80 Slovakia * 1.81 South Africa * 1.82 South Korea * 1.83 Spain * 1.84 Sri Lanka * 1.85 Sudan * 1.86 Sweden * 1.87 Switzerland * 1.88 Taiwan * 1.89 Tanzania * 1.90 Thailand * 1.91 Tunisia * 1.92 Turkey * 1.93 Uganda * 1.94 Uganda * 1.95 Ukraine * 1.96 United Kingdom * 1.97 United States * 1.98 Venezuela * 1.99 Vietnam * 1.100 South Vietnam * 1.101 Yemen * 1.102 Yugoslavia

* 2 Previous eras

* 2.1 Miscellaneous * 2.2 First and Second World War comparisons

* 3 Other comparisons * 4 External links

REFERENCES TO MODERN MILITARY

NATO

* Ranks and insignia of NATO

* Army officers * Army enlisted * Navy officers * Navy enlisted * Air Force officers * Air Force enlisted

* United Kingdom and United States military ranks compared

PEOPLE\'S SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF ALBANIA

* People\'s Socialist Republic of Albania military ranks

ALBANIA

* Albanian military ranks

ALGERIA

* Algeria military ranks

ANGOLA

* Angola military ranks

ARGENTINA

* Military ranks of Argentina * Argentine Army officer rank insignia * Argentine Army enlisted rank insignia

AUSTRALIA

* Australian Army officer rank insignia * Australian Army other ranks insignia * Royal Australian Navy ranks and uniforms * Ranks of the RAAF * Australian Defence Force ranks and insignia

AUSTRIA

* Ranks of the Austrian Bundesheer

BANGLADESH

* Bangladesh military ranks

BELGIUM

* Belgian military ranks

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

* Military ranks and insignia of Bosnia and Herzegovina

BRAZIL

* Brazilian military ranks

PEOPLE\'S REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA

* People\'s Republic of Bulgaria military ranks

CANADA

* Canadian Armed Forces ranks and insignia

PEOPLE\'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

* Chinese Army ranks (People's Republic of China) * Chinese Navy ranks (People's Republic of China) * Chinese Air Force ranks (People's Republic of China)

COLOMBIA

* Military ranks of the Colombian Armed Forces

CROATIA

* Croatian military ranks

CUBA

* Cuban military ranks

DEMOCRATIC KAMPUCHEA

* Democratic Kampuchea military ranks

DENMARK

* Danish Army ranks * Danish Navy ranks * Danish Air Force ranks * Danish OFs compared * Danish ORs compared

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

* Dominican Republic military ranks

KINGDOM OF EGYPT

* Kingdom of Egypt military ranks

EGYPT

* Egyptian Air Force ranks * Egyptian Army ranks * Egyptian Navy ranks

ESTONIA

* Military ranks of Estonia

KINGDOM OF ETHIOPIA

* Kingdom of Ethiopia military ranks

ETHIOPIAN KINGDOM

* Ethiopian Kingdom military ranks

EMPIRE OF ETHIOPIA

* Empire of Ethiopia military ranks

ETHIOPIAN EMPIRE

* Ethiopian Empire military ranks

ETHIOPIA

* Ethiopian military ranks

FINLAND

* Finnish military ranks
Finnish military ranks

FRANCE

* French Army ranks * French Navy ranks * French Air Force ranks * French Gendarmerie ranks

GABON

* Military ranks of the Armed Forces of Gabon

GERMANY

* German Army rank insignia

GREECE

* Greek military ranks

HUNGARY

* Hungarian military ranks

INDIA

* Indian Air Force ranks and insignia * Indian Army ranks and insignia * Indian Navy ranks and insignia

INDONESIA

* Indonesian military ranks

IRAN

* Iranian military ranks

IRAQ

* Iraqi Army ranks

IRELAND

* Irish Army rank insignia * Irish Naval Service rank insignia * Irish Air Corps rank insignia

ISRAEL

* Israeli Defence Forces ranks and insignia

ITALY

* Italian Army ranks * Italian Navy ranks * Italian Air Force ranks

JAPAN

* Japanese military ranks

JORDAN

* Jordanian military ranks

KOSOVO

* Kosovo Security Force

LAOS

* Military ranks of the Lao People\'s Armed Forces

LEBANON

* Lebanese Army ranks

LIBYAN KINGDOM

* Libyan Kingdom military ranks

LIBYA

* Libyan military ranks

LUXEMBOURG

* Luxembourg military ranks

LITHUANIA

* Lithuanian military ranks and insignia

MALAYSIA

* Malaysian military ranks

MEXICO

* Mexican military ranks

MOROCCO

* Moroccan military ranks

MOZAMBIQUE

* Mozambican military ranks

NEPAL

* Nepalese military ranks

GREAT SOCIALIST PEOPLE\'S LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA

* Great Socialist People\'s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya military ranks

NETHERLANDS

* Dutch military ranks

NEW ZEALAND

* New Zealand military ranks

NICARAGUA

* Nicaragua military ranks

NIGERIA

* Nigerian military ranks

NORTH KOREA

* North Korean military ranks

OMAN

* Oman military ranks

SOUTH KOREA

* South Korea military ranks

NORWAY

* Norwegian military ranks
Norwegian military ranks

PALESTINE

* Palestinian military ranks

PAKISTAN

* Pakistan Army ranks and insignia * Pakistan Navy ranks and insignia * Pakistan Air Force ranks and insignia

PERU

* Peruvian Army (_Ejército del Perú_) * Peruvian Navy (_Marina de Guerra del Perú_) * Peruvian Air Force (_Fuerza Aérea del Perú_)

PHILIPPINES

* Military ranks of the Philippines

POLAND

* Polish Armed Forces rank insignia

PORTUGAL

* Portuguese Armed Forces rank insignia

ROMANIAN PEOPLE\'S REPUBLIC

* Romanian People\'s Republic military ranks

SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF ROMANIA

* Socialist Republic of Romania military ranks

ROMANIA

* Romanian Army ranks and insignia * Romanian Navy ranks and insignia * Romanian Air Force ranks and insignia

RUSSIA

* Russian Army ranks and insignia * Russian Navy ranks and insignia * Russian Air Force ranks and insignia

SAUDI ARABIA

* Saudian military ranks

SENEGAL

* Senegal military ranks

SERBIA

* Serbian military ranks and insignia

SINGAPORE

* Singapore Armed Forces ranks

SLOVAKIA

* Slovakian Army officer ranks * Slovakian Army other ranks

SOUTH AFRICA

* South African military ranks

SOUTH KOREA

* South Korean military ranks

SPAIN

* Spanish Armed Forces rank insignia

SRI LANKA

* Sri Lanka Army rank insignia * Sri Lanka Navy rank insignia * Sri Lanka Air Force rank insignia

SUDAN

* Sudanese military ranks

SWEDEN

* Military ranks of the Swedish Armed Forces

SWITZERLAND

* Swiss Army ranks

TAIWAN

* Taiwan Army rank insignia

TANZANIA

* Tanzanian military ranks

THAILAND

* Military ranks of the Thai armed forces

TUNISIA

* Tunisian military ranks

TURKEY

* Military ranks of Turkey

UGANDA

* Uganda military ranks

UGANDA

* Uganda Army ranks and insignia * Uganda Navy ranks and insignia * Uganda Air Force ranks and insignia

UKRAINE

* Military ranks of Ukraine

UNITED KINGDOM

* Royal Navy officer rank insignia * Royal Navy ratings rank insignia * British Army officer rank insignia * British Army other rank insignia * Royal Air Force officer ranks * Royal Air Force other ranks

UNITED STATES

* United States uniformed services: comparative ranks of officers, warrant officers, and enlisted servicemen * United States Air Force
United States Air Force
: enlisted , officer * United States Army
United States Army
: enlisted , warrant officer , officer * United States Coast Guard : enlisted , warrant officer , officer * United States Marine Corps : enlisted , warrant officer , officer * United States Navy
United States Navy
: enlisted , warrant officer , officer * United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps: officer * National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps: officer

VENEZUELA

* Venezuelan military ranks

VIETNAM

* Vietnamese military ranks and insignia

SOUTH VIETNAM

* South Vietnamese military ranks and insignia

YEMEN

* Yemenite military ranks

YUGOSLAVIA

* Yugoslavian People\'s Army ranks and insignia * Yugoslavian People\'s Navy ranks and insignia * Yugoslavian People\'s Air Force ranks and insignia

PREVIOUS ERAS

MISCELLANEOUS

* Royal Navy during the 18th and 19th centuries * United States (Union) Army during the civil war * United States (Union) Navy during the civil war * Confederate Army during the civil war * Confederate Navy during the civil war * Rank insignia of the Austro-Hungarian armed forces * Ranks in the Austro-Hungarian Navy

FIRST AND SECOND WORLD WAR COMPARISONS

* Comparative military ranks of World War I
World War I
* Comparative officer ranks of World War II
World War II
* World War II
World War II
German Army ranks and insignia

* Military ranks of the Luftwaffe (1935–45)

* Corps colours of the Luftwaffe (1935–45)

* Uniforms and insignia of the Kriegsmarine * List of military decorations of the Third Reich * Japan - army ranks of the Japanese Empire during World War II
World War II
* Japan - naval ranks of the Japanese Empire during World War II
World War II

* Nazi Party paramilitary ranks :

* Ranks and insignia of the Nazi Party

* Ranks and insignia of the Schutzstaffel

* Table of ranks and insignia of the Waffen-SS * Corps colours (Waffen-SS) * Uniforms and insignia of the Schutzstaffel

* Ranks and insignia of the Sturmabteilung

* Uniforms and insignia of the Sturmabteilung

* Ranks and insignia of the Hitler Youth * Ranks and insignia of the National Socialist Flyers Corps * Ranks and insignia of the National Socialist Motor Corps * Ranks and insignia of the Volkssturm

* United States Army
United States Army
enlisted rank insignia of World War I
World War I
* United States Army
United States Army
enlisted rank insignia of World War II
World War II

OTHER COMPARISONS

* Comparative army officer ranks of the Americas * Comparative army officer ranks of Asia * Comparative army officer ranks of Europe * Comparative air force officer ranks of the Americas * Comparative air force officer ranks of Asia * Comparative air force officer ranks of Europe *