List of comparative military ranks: Wikis

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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 reference codes. These are the NATO rank reference codes, used for easy comparison amongst NATO countries. Links to comparison charts can be found below.

Common military ranks
Officers
Navies Armies Air forces
Admiral of
the Fleet
Marshal / Field Marshal Marshal of
the Air Force
Admiral General Air Marshal
Commodore Brigadier Air Commodore
Captain Colonel Group Captain
Commander Lt. Colonel Wing Commander
Lt. Commander Major / Commandant Squadron Leader
Lieutenant Captain Flight Lieutenant
Sub-Lieutenant Lieutenant Flying Officer
Ensign 2nd Lieutenant Pilot Officer
Midshipman Officer Cadet Officer Cadet
Seamen, soldiers and airmen
Warrant Officer Sergeant Major Warrant Officer
Petty Officer Sergeant Sergeant
Leading Seaman Corporal Corporal
Seaman Private Aircraftman

Contents

References to modern military

Argentine
Australia
Belgium
Bosnia
Brazil
Canada
China
Colombia
Croatia
Cuba
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Lebanon
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
North Korea
Norway
Pakistan
Peru
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
  • Military ranks of Slovakia
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Switzerland
Republic of China (Taiwan)
Tanzania
Thailand
Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States
Puerto Rico
Venezuela
Vietnam

First and Second World War comparisons

Other comparisons

See also

External links

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