Comparative air force enlisted ranks of the Americas

Rank comparison chart of air forces of North and South American states.

Enlisted

Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda No air force
Argentina Argentina
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Fuerza Aerea Argentina - Suboficial Mayor.svg Fuerza Aerea Argentina - Suboficial Principal.svg SA-FAA.svg SX-FAA.svg CP-FAA.svg CI-FAA.svg CB-FAA.svg VP-FAA.svg VS-FAA.svg
Suboficial Mayor Suboficial Principal Sargento Ayudante Suboficial Auxiliar Cabo Principal Cabo Primero Cabo Voluntario Primero Voluntario Segundo
The Bahamas Bahamas No air force
Bolivia Bolivia
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Sub-Oficial Maestre (Command Chief Master Sergeant) Sub-Oficial Mayor (Chief Master Sergeant) Sub-Oficial 1 (Senior Master Sergeant) Sub-Oficial 2 (Master Sergeant) Sub-Oficial Inicial (Technical Sergeant) Sargento 1(Staff Sergeant) Sargento 2 (Sergeant) Cabo (Airman 1st Class) Dragoneante (Airman) No equivalent
Master Warrant Officer
Sub-Oficial Maestre
Warrant Officer Major
Sub-Oficial Mayor
Warrant Officer
1st Class

Sub-Oficial 1°
Warrant Officer
2nd Class

Sub-Oficial 2°
Junior Warrant Officer
Sub-Oficial Inicial
Sergeant 1st Class
Sergento 1°
Sergeant 2nd Class
Sargento 2°
Corporal
Cabo
Airman
Dragoneante
Brazil Brazil
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Suboficial fab No equivalent Praça 1Sgt FAB.PNG Praça 2Sgt FAB.PNG Praça 3Sgt FAB.PNG Praça Cb FAB.PNG No equivalent Praça Sd FAB.PNG No equivalent
Suboficial Primeiro-Sargento Segundo-Sargento Terceiro-Sargento Cabo
Taifeiro-mor
Soldado
Taifeiro
Canada Canada
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Canadian RCAF OR-9a.svg Canadian RCAF OR-8.svg Canadian RCAF OR-7.svg Canadian RCAF OR-6.svg Canadian RCAF OR-5.svg Canadian RCAF OR-4.svg Canadian RCAF OR-3.svg Canadian RCAF OR-2.svg Canadian RCAF OR-2.svg
Chief warrant officer Master warrant officer Warrant officer Sergeant Master corporal Corporal Aviator (trained) Aviator (basic) Aviator (recruit)
Adjudant-chef Adjudant-maître Adjudant Sergent Caporal-chef Caporal Aviateur (formé) Aviateur (confirmé) Aviateur (recrue)
Chile Chile
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PCP.1 - H.SOM.svg PCP.2 - B.SOF.svg No equivalent PCP.3 - B.SG1.svg PCP.4 - SG2.svg PCP.5 - CB1.svg PCP.6 - CB2.svg PCP.7 - CBO.svg No insignia
Suboficial Mayor Suboficial Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Cabo Primero Cabo Segundo Cabo Soldado
Colombia Colombia
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Tecnico jefe de comando fuerza aerea Tecnico jefe de comando fuerza aerea Tecnico jefe fuerza aerea Tecnico subjefe fuerz aerea Tecnico primero fuerza aerea Tecnico segundo fuerza aerea Tecnico tercero fuerza aerea Tecnico cuarto fuerza aerea Aerotecnico fuerza aerea No equivalent
Técnico Jefe de Comando Conjunto Técnico Jefe de Comando Técnico Jefe Técnico Subjefe Técnico Primero Técnico Segundo Técnico Tercero Técnico Cuarto Aerotécnico
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Costa Rica Costa Rica No air force
Cuba Cuba
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Cuba-Army-OR-9b.svg Cuba-Army-OR-9a.svg Cuba-Army-OR-8.svg Cuba-Army-OR-7 Cuba-Army-OR-6 Cuba-Army-OR-5 No equivalent Cuba-Army-OR-3 No equivalent No insignia
Primer suboficial Segundo suboficial Suboficial Sargento de primera Sargento de Segunda Sargento de Tercera Cabo Soldado
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
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No equivalent 06.DRAF-SGM 05.DRAF-MSG 04.DRAF-SSG 03.DRAF-SGT No equivalent 02.DRAF-CPL 01.DRAF-PFC No equivalent
Sergeant Major
Sargento mayor
Master Sergeant
Sargento primero
Staff Sergeant
Sargento A/C
Sergeant
Sargento
Corporal
Cabo
Private 1st Class
Rasa de primera clase
Ecuador Ecuador
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08.Ecuadorian Air Force-SSGM.svg 07.Ecuadorian Air Force-SGM.svg 06.Ecuadorian Air Force-MSG.svg 05.Ecuadorian Air Force-SSG.svg No equivalent 04.Ecuadorian Air Force-SGT.svg 03.Ecuadorian Air Force-CPL.svg 02.Ecuadorian Air Force-PFC.svg No equivalent 01.Ecuadorian Air Force-PVT.svg
Senior Sergeant Major
Sub-Oficial Mayor
Sergeant Major
Sub-Oficial Primero
Master Sergeant
Sub-Oficial Segundo
Staff Sergeant
Sargento Primero
Sergeant
Sargento Segundo
Corporal
Cabo Primero
Lance Corporal
Cabo Segundo
Private
Soldado
El Salvador El Salvador
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None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg No insignia
Sargento mayor de brigada Sargento mayor primero Sargento mayor Sargento de primera Sargento Subsargento Cabo Dragoneante Soldado
Grenada Grenada No air force
Haiti Haiti
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No equivalent None.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg None.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg No insignia
Warrant officer
Adjudant
Sergeant First Class
Sergent-premièr
Staff Sergeant
Sergent-fourrier
Sergeant
Sergent
Lance Corporal
Caporal
Private First Class
Soldat de première classe
Private
Soldat
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Nicaragua Nicaragua
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07-Nicaragua Air Force-WO1.svg 06-Nicaragua Air Force-WO2.svg 05-Nicaragua Air Force-WO3.svg 04-Nicaragua Air Force-SFC 03-Nicaragua Air Force-SGT 02-Nicaragua Air Force-CPL No equivalent
01-Nicaragua Air Force-PVT No insignia
Suboficial Primero Suboficial Segundo Suboficial Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Sargento Tercero Soldado de Primera Soldado
Paraguay Paraguay
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Paraguay-Airforce-OR-9.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-8b.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-8a.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-7b.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-7a.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-6.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-5.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-4.svg Paraguay-Airforce-OR-3.svg No equivalent Paraguay-Airforce-OR-1.svg
Sub-Oficial Principal Sub-Oficial Mayor Sub-Oficial Sargento Ayudante Sargento Primero Vice Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Cabo Primero Cabo Segundo Soldado
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis No air force
United States United States
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E9d USAF CMSAF.svg E9c USAF CCMS.svg E9a USAF CMSGT.svg E8a USAF SMSGT.svg E7a USAF MSGT.svg E6 USAF TSGT.svg E5 USAF SSGT.svg E4 USAF SAM.svg E3 USAF AM1.svg E2 USAF AM.svg No insignia
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant (Command Chief) Chief Master Sergeant Senior Master Sergeant Master Sergeant Technical Sergeant Staff Sergeant Senior Airman Airman First Class Airman Airman Basic
Uruguay Uruguay
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None.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg No equivalent No insignia
Suboficial mayor Sargento de primera Sargento Cabo de primera Cabo de segunda Soldado
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

See also

Comparative air force officer ranks of the Americas

Rank comparison chart of air forces of North and South American states.

List of comparative military ranks

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 among NATO countries. Links to comparison charts can be found below.

Military ranks and insignia by country
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