Comparative air force officer ranks of Asia

Rank comparison chart of air forces of Asian states.

Officers

Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer
Afghanistan Afghanistan
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19. AAF-GAF.svg 18. AAF-GEN.svg 17. AAF-LG.svg 16. AAF-MG.svg 15. AAF-BG.svg 14. AAF-COL.svg 13. AAF-LTC.svg 12. AAF-MAJ.svg 11. AAF-CAPT.svg 10. AAF-JCPT.svg 09. AAF-1LT.svg 08. AAF-2LT.svg 07. AAF-J2LT.svg Unknown
General of the Air Force
مارشال
General
ستر جنرال
Lieutenant General
ډګر جنرال
Major General
تورن جنرال
Brigadier General
برید جنرال
Colonel
ډګروال
Lieutenant Colonel
ډګرمن
Major
جګړن
Captain
جګ تورن
Junior Captain
تورن
First Lieutenant
لومړی بریدمن
Second Lieutenant
دويم بریدمن
Junior Second Lieutenant
دريم بریدمن
Armenia Armenia
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No equivalent Russia-AirBorne-OF-9-1997-field.svg Russia-AirBorne-OF-8-1994-field.svg Russia-AirBorne-OF-7-1994-field.svg Russia-AirBorne-OF-6-1994-field.svg Russia-AirBorne-OF-5-1994-field.svg Russia-AirBorne-OF-4-1994-field.svg Russia-AirBorne-OF-3-1994-field.svg Russia-AirBorne-OF-2-1994-field.svg Russia-AirBorne-OF-1c-1994-field.svg Russia-AirBorne-OF-1b-1994-field.svg Russia-AirBorne-OF-1a-1994-field.svg Unknown
General of the Army
(Բանակի գեներալ)
Colonel general
(գեներալ- գնդապետ)
Lieutenant general
(գեներալ- լեյտենանտ)
Major general
(գեներալ-մայոր)
Colonel
(գնդապետ)
Lieutenant Colonel
(գնդապետ-լեյտենանտ)
Major
(մայոր)
Captain
(կապիտան)
Senior Lieutenant
(ավագ լեյտենանտ)
Lieutenant
(լեյտենանտ)
Junior Lieutenant
(կրտսեր լեյտենանտ)
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
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No equivalent
18.AzAF-CG.png 17.AzAF-LG.png 16.AzAF-MG.png 15.AzAF-COL.png 14.AzAF-LTC.png 13.AzLF-MAJ.png 12.AzLF-CPT.png 11.AzAF-SLT.png 10.AzAF-LT.png 9.AzLF-JLT.png Unknown
General-polkovnik General-leytenant General-mayor Polkovnik Polkovnik-leytenant Mayor Kapitan Baş leytenant Leytenant Kiçik leytenant
Bahrain Bahrain
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15.RBAF-FM.svg 14.RBAF-GEN.svg 13.RBAF-LG.svg 12.RBAF-MG.svg 11.RBAF-BG.svg 10.RBAF-COL.svg 09.RBAF-LTC.svg 08.RBAF-MAJ.svg 07.RBAF-CPT.svg 06.RBAF-1LT.svg 05.RBAF-2LT.svg No equivalent
Air
Marshal
مشير
General
فريق أول
Lieutenant
General
فريق
Major
General
لواء
Brigadier
General
عميد
Colonel
عقيد
Lieutenant
Colonel
مقدم
Major
رائد
Captain
نقيب
First
Lieutenant
ملازم أول
Second
Lieutenant
ملازم ثاني
Bangladesh Bangladesh
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No equivalent British RAF OF-9.svg British RAF OF-8.svg British RAF OF-7.svg British RAF OF-6.svg British RAF OF-5.svg British RAF OF-4.svg British RAF OF-3.svg British RAF OF-2.svg British RAF OF-1b.svg British RAF OF-1a.svg None.svg
Air Chief Marshal Air Marshal Air Vice-Marshal Air Commodore Group Captain Wing Commander Squadron Leader Flight Lieutenant Flying Officer Pilot Officer Officer cadet
Bhutan Bhutan No air force
Brunei Brunei
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20.RBrAF-FM.svg 19.RBrAF-GEN.svg 18.RBrAF-LG.svg 17.RBrAF-MG.svg 16.RBrAF-BG.svg 15.RBrAF-COL.svg 14.RBrAF-LTC.svg 13.RBrAF-MAJ.svg 12.RBrAF-CAPT.svg 11.RBrAF-1LT.svg 10.RBrAF-2LT.svg 09.RBrAF-OC.svg
Air
Marshal
General Lieutenant
General
Major
General
Brigadier
General
Colonel Lieutenant
Colonel
Major Captain First
Lieutenant
Second
Lieutenant
Officer
Cadet
Cambodia Cambodia
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No equivalent
General
Lieutenant General
Major General
Brigadier
Colonel
Lieutenant Colonel
Major
Captain
Lieutenant
Sub Lieutenant
No equivalent
General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain 1st Lieutenant 2nd Lieutenant
China People's Republic of China
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No equivalent General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet
General
空军上将
Lieutenant General
空军中将
Major General
空军少将
Colonel Commandant
空军大校
Colonel
空军上校
Lieutenant Colonel
空军中校
Major
空军少校
Captain
空军上尉
First Lieutenant
空军中尉
Second Lieutenant
空军少尉
Officer Cadet
空军学员
Taiwan Republic of China
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No equivalent Taiwan-airforce-OF-9b.svg Taiwan-airforce-OF-9a.svg Taiwan-airforce-OF-8.svg Taiwan-airforce-OF-7.svg No equivalent Taiwan-airforce-OF-5.svg Taiwan-airforce-OF-4.svg Taiwan-airforce-OF-3.svg Taiwan-airforce-OF-2.svg Taiwan-airforce-OF-1b.svg Taiwan-airforce-OF-1a.svg None.svg
Full General
一級上將
Yījí Shàngjiàng
General
二級上將
Èrjí Shàngjiàng
Lieutenant General
中將
Zhōngjiàng
Major General
少將[note 1]
Shàojiàng
Colonel
上校[note 1]
Shàngxiào
Lieutenant Colonel
中校
Zhōngxiào
Major
少校
Shàoxiào
Captain
上尉
Shàngwèi
First Lieutenant
中尉
Zhōngwèi
Second Lieutenant
少尉
Shàowèi
Officer cadet
軍校生
Jūnxiào shēng
India India
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India-AirForce-OF-10-collected India-AirForce-OF-9-collected India-AirForce-OF-8-collected India-AirForce-OF-7-collected India-AirForce-OF-6-collected British RAF OF-5.svg British RAF OF-4.svg British RAF OF-3.svg British RAF OF-2.svg British RAF OF-1b.svg Flight Cadet
Marshal of the IAF Air Chief Marshal Air Marshal Air Vice-Marshal Air Commodore Group Captain Wing Commander Squadron Leader Flight Lieutenant Flying Officer
Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer
Indonesia Indonesia
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Grand General General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Marsekal Besar Marsekal Marsekal Madya Marsekal Muda Marsekal Pertama Kolonel Letnan Kolonel Mayor Kapten Letnan Satu Letnan Dua
Marshal of the Air Force Air Chief Marshal Air Marshal Air Vice Marshal Air Commodore Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Iran Iran
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No equivalent 21- ارتشبد--IRIAF.png 20- سپهبد--IRIAF.png 19- سرلشگر--IRIAF.png 18- سرتیپ--IRIAF.png 17- سرتیپ دوم--IRIAF.png 16- سرهنگ--IRIAF.png 15- سرهنگ دوم--IRIAF.png 14- سرگرد--IRIAF.png 13- سروان--IRIAF.png 12- ستوان یکم--IRIAF.png 11- ستوان دوم--IRIAF.png 10- ستوان سوم--IRIAF.png 04. IRIAF-4Y-OC.svg 03. IRIAF-3Y-OC.svg 02. IRIAF-2Y-OC.svg 01. IRIAF-1Y-OC.svg
General
ارتشبد
Lieutenant General
سپهبد
Major General
سرلشکر
Brigadier General
سرتیپ
Second Brigadier General
سرتیپ دوم
Colonel
سرهنگ
Lieutenant Colonel
سرهنگ دوم
Major
سرگرد
Captain
سروان
First Lieutenant
ستوان یکم
Second Lieutenant
ستوان دوم
Third Lieutenant
ستوان سوم
Officer Cadet
دانشجوی دانشگاه هوایی
Iraq Iraq
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IRQAF Muhib (FM).svg IRQAF Fariq Awwal (Gen).svg IRQAF Fariq (LtG).svg IRQAF Liwa (MG).svg IRQAF Amid (BG).svg IRQAF Aqid (Col).svg IRQAF Muqaddam (LtC).svg IRQAF Ra'id (Maj).svg IRQAF Naqib (Cpt).svg IRQAF Mulazim Awwal (1stLt).svg IRQAF Mulazim (2ndLt).svg No equivalent
Air marshal Colonel General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First lieutenant Second lieutenant
Israel Israel
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No equivalent
Rav aluf Aluf Tat aluf Aluf mishne Sgan aluf Rav seren Seren Segen Segen mishne Unknown
Rav aluf
Lieutenant General
Aluf
Major General
Tat aluf
Brigadier General
Aluf mishne
Colonel
Sgan aluf
Lieutenant-Colonel
Rav seren
Chief Captain / Major
Seren
Captain / Captain
Segen
Lieutenant
Segen mishne
2nd Lieutenant
Japan Japan
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No equivalent JASDF General insignia (b).svg JASDF Lieutenant General insignia (b).svg JASDF Major General insignia (b).svg No equivalent JASDF Colonel insignia (b).svg JASDF Lieutenant Colonel insignia (b).svg JASDF Major insignia (b).svg JASDF Captain insignia (b).svg JASDF First Lieutenant insignia (b).svg JASDF Second Lieutenant insignia (b).svg No equivalent
General
空将
(統合幕僚長および航空幕僚長)
Lieutenant General
空将
Major General
空将補
Colonel
1等空佐
Lieutenant Colonel
2等空佐
Major
3等空佐
Captain
1等空尉
First lieutenant
2等空尉
Second lieutenant
3等空尉
Jordan Jordan
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18. JAF-AM.svg 17. JAF-GEN.svg 16. JAF-LG.svg 15. JAF-MG.svg 14. JAF-BG.svg 13. JAF-COL.svg 12. JAF-LTC.svg 11. JAF-MAJ.svg 10. JAF-CPT.svg 09. JAF-1LT.svg 08. JAF-2LT.svg 07. JAF-OFC.svg
Air
Marshal
مشير
General
فريق أول
Lieutenant
General
فريق
Major
General
لواء
Brigadier
General
عميد
Colonel
عقيد
Lieutenant
Colonel
مقدم
Major
رائد
Captain
نقيب
First
Lieutenant
ملازم أول
Second
Lieutenant
ملازم ثاني
Officer
Cadet
تلميذ مرشح
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
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No equivalent 20-RKAF-GEN.svg 19-RKAF-CG.svg 18-RKAF-LG.svg 17-RKAF-MG.svg 16-RKAF-COL.svg 15-RKAF-LTC.svg 14-RKAF-MAJ.svg 13-RKAF-CAPT.svg 12-RKAF-SELT.svg 11-RKAF-LT.svg None.svg
General of the Army
(Армия Генералы)
Colonel general
(Генерал-Полҝвниҝ)
Lieutenant general
(Генерал-лейтенант)
Major general
(Генерал-майор)
Colonel
(Полковник)
Lieutenant Colonel
(Подполковник)
Major
(Майор)
Captain
(Капитан)
Senior Lieutenant
(Аға лейтенант)
Lieutenant
(лейтенант)
Kursant
North Korea North Korea
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No equivalent Captain General Superior General Middle General Junior General Captain Commander Superior Commander Middle Commander Junior Commander Captain Lieutenant Superior Lieutenant Middle Lieutenant Junior Lieutenant Unknown
Air Force General
(대장)
Colonel General
(상장)
Lieutenant General
(중장)
Major General
(소장)
Senior Colonel
(대좌)
Colonel
(상좌)
Lieutenant Colonel
(중좌)
Major
(소좌)
Captain
(대위)
First Lieutenant
(상위)
Second Lieutenant
(중위)
Third Lieutenant
(소위)
South Korea South Korea
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Marshal of the ROK Superior general Middle general Junior general Lesser general Superior commander Middle commander Junior commander Superior lieutenant Middle lieutenant Junior lieutenant Unknown
Marshal of the ROKAF
(Korean: 원수)
General
(Korean: 대장)
Lieutenant general
(Korean: 중장)
Major general
(Korean: 소장)
Brigadier general
(Korean: 준장)
Colonel
(Korean: 대령)
Lieutenant colonel
(Korean: 중령)
Major
(Korean: 소령)
Captain
(Korean: 대위)
Lieutenant
(Korean: 중위)
Junior lieutenant
(Korean: 소위)
Kuwait Kuwait
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No equivalent 16. KAF-GEN.svg 15. KAF-LG.svg 14. KAF-MG.svg 13. KAF-BG.svg 12. KAF-COL.svg 11. KAF-LTC.svg 10. KAF-MAJ.svg 09. KAF-CAPT.svg 08. KAF-1LT.svg 07. KAF-2LT.svg No equivalent
General
(فريق أول)
Lieutenant General
(فريق)
Major General
(لواء)
Brigadier General
(عميد)
Colonel
(عقيد)
Lieutenant Colonel
(مقدم)
Major
(رائد)
Captain
(نقيب)
First Lieutenant
(ملازم أول)
Second Lieutenant
(ملازم)
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
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No equivalent
16.Kyrgyzstan Air Force-CG.svg 15.Kyrgyzstan Air Force-LG.svg 14.Kyrgyzstan Air Force-MG.svg 13.Kyrgyzstan Air Force-COL.svg 12.Kyrgyzstan Air Force-LTC.svg 11.Kyrgyzstan Air Force-MAJ.svg 10.Kyrgyzstan Air Force-CAPT.svg 09.Kyrgyzstan Air Force-SLT.svg 08.Kyrgyzstan Air Force-LT.svg 07.Kyrgyzstan Air Force-JLT.svg No equivalent
Colonel general Lieutenant general Major general Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Senior Lieutenant Lieutenant Junior Lieutenant
Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer
Laos Laos
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No equivalent 14.LPLAAF-GEN.png 13.LPLAAF-LG.png 12.LPLAAF-MG.png 11.LPLAAF-BG.png 10.LPLAAF-COL.png 9.LPLAAF-LTCOL.png 8.LPLAAF-MAJ.png 7.LPLAAF-CPT.png 6.LPLAAF-LT.png 5.LPLAAF-2LT.png Unknown
General
(ພົນເອກ)
Lieutenant general
(ພົນໂທ)
Major general
(ພົນຕີ)
Brigadier general
(ພົນຈັດຕະວາ)
Colonel
(ພັນເອກ)
Lieutenant Colonel
(ພັນໂທ)
Major
(ພັນຕີ)
Captain
(ຮ້ອຍເອກ)
Lieutenant
(ຮ້ອຍໂທ)
Second Lieutenant
(ຮ້ອຍຕີ)
Lebanon Lebanon
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No equivalent
21.LAF-LG.svg 20.LAF-MG.svg 19.LAF-BG.svg 18.LAF-COL.svg 17.LAF-LTC.svg 16.LAF-MAJ.svg 15.LAF-CAPT.svg 14.LAF-1LT.svg 13.LAF-2LT.svg 12.LAF-3rdY-OC.svg 11.LAF-2ndY-OC.svg 10.LAF-1stY-OC.svg
Lieutenant
General
فريق
Major
General
لواء
Brigadier
General
عميد
Colonel
عقيد
Lieutenant
Colonel
مقدم
Major
رائد
Captain
نقيب
First
Lieutenant
ملازم أول
Second
Lieutenant
ملازم ثاني
3rd Year
Student
2nd Year
Student
1st Year
Student
Malaysia Malaysia
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Malaysia-Air Force-OF-10.svg Malaysia-Air Force-OF-9.svg Malaysia-Air Force-OF-8.svg Malaysia-Air Force-OF-7.svg Malaysia-Air Force-OF-6.svg Colonel of Royal Malaysian Air Force.png Lieutenant Colonel of Royal Malaysian Air Force.png Major of Royal Malaysian Air Force.png Captain of Royal Malaysian Air Force.png Lieutenant of Royal Malaysian Air Force.png 2nd Lieutenant of Royal Malaysian Air Force.png No insignia
Marshal of the Air Force General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second lieutenant Officer Cadet
Marsyal Tentera Udara Jeneral Leftenan Jeneral Mejar Jeneral Brigedier Jeneral Kolonel Leftenan Kolonel Mejar Kapten Leftenan Leftenan Muda Pegawai Kadet
Maldives Maldives No air force
Mongolia Mongolia
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No equivalent Mongolian Army-GEN-service Mongolian Army-LTG-service Mongolian Army-MJG-service Mongolian Army-BRG-service Mongolian Air force-COL-service Mongolian Air force-LTC-service Mongolian Air force-MAJ-service Mongolian Air force-CPT-service Mongolian Air force-1LT-service Mongolian Air force-2LT-service No equivalent
General
Генерал
Lieutenant general
Дэслэгч генерал
Major general
Хошууч генерал
Brigadier general
Бригадын генерал
Colonel
Хурандаа
Lieutenant Colonel
Дэд хурандаа
Major
Хошууч
Captain
Ахмад
Senior Lieutenant
Ахлах дэслэгч
Lieutenant
Дэслэгч
Myanmar Myanmar
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No equivalent Vice Senior General Tatmadaw Air Force.gif Lieutenant General Tatmadaw Air Force.gif Major General Tatmadaw Air Force.gif Brigadier General Tatmadaw Air Force.gif Colonel Tatmadaw Air Force.gif Lieutenant Colonel Tatmadaw Air Force.gif Major Tatmadaw Air Force.gif Captain Tatmadaw Air Force.gif Lieutenant 1st Class Tatmadaw Air Force.gif Lieutenant 2nd Class Tatmadaw Air Force.gif None.svg
General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet
Nepal Nepal No air force
Oman Oman
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18.RAFO-FM.svg 17.RAFO-GEN.svg 16.RAFO-LG.svg 15.RAFO-MG.svg 14.RAFO-BG.svg 13.RAFO-COL.svg 12.RAFO-LTC.svg 11.RAFO-MAJ.svg 10.RAFO-CAPT.svg 09.RAFO-1LT.svg 08.RAFO-2LT.svg No equivalent
Air
Marshal
مشير
General
فريق أول
Lieutenant
General
فريق
Major
General
لواء
Brigadier
General
عميد
Colonel
عقيد
Lieutenant
Colonel
مقدم
Major
رائد
Captain
نقيب
First
Lieutenant
ملازم أول
Second
Lieutenant
ملازم ثاني
Pakistan Pakistan
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Pak-air-force-OF-10.svg Pak-air-force-OF-9.svg Pak-air-force-OF-8.svg Pak-air-force-OF-7.svg Pak-air-force-OF-6.svg Pak-air-force-OF-5.svg Pak-air-force-OF-4.svg Pak-air-force-OF-3.svg Pak-air-force-OF-2.svg Pak-air-force-OF-1b.svg Pak-air-force-OF-1a.svg Unknown
Marshal of the Pakistan Air Force Air Chief Marshal Air Marshal Air Vice Marshal Air Commodore Group Captain Wing commander Squadron Leader Flight Lieutenant Flying Officer Pilot Officer
Philippines Philippines
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No equivalent PAF GEN Svc.svg PAF LTGEN Svc.svg PAF MGEN Svc.svg PAF BGEN Svc.svg PAF COL Svc.svg PAF LTC Svc.svg PAF MAJ Svc.svg PAF CPT Svc.svg PAF 1LT Svc.svg PAF 2LT Svc.svg
General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Qatar Qatar
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No equivalent 16. QEAF-GEN.svg 15. QEAF-LG.svg 14. QEAF-MG.svg 13. QEAF-BG.svg 12. QEAF-COL.svg 11. QEAF-LTC.svg 10. QEAF-MAJ.svg 09. QEAF-CAPT.svg 08. QEAF-1LT.svg 07. QEAF-2LT.svg No equivalent
General
(فريق أول)
Lieutenant
General
(فريق)
Major
General
(لواء)
Brigadier
General
(عميد)
Colonel
(عقيد)
Lieutenant
Colonel
(مقدم)
Major
(رائد)
Captain
(نقيب)
First
Lieutenant
(ملازم أول)
Second
Lieutenant
(ملازم)
Russia Russia
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No equivalent Russia-Airforce-OF-9-2013.svg Russia-Airforce-OF-8-2010.svg Russia-Airforce-OF-7-2010.svg Russia-Airforce-OF-6-2010.svg Russia-Airforce-OF-5-2010.svg Russia-Airforce-OF-4-2010.svg Russia-Airforce-OF-3-2010.svg Russia-Airforce-OF-2-2010.svg Russia-Airforce-OF-1c-2010.svg Russia-Airforce-OF-1b-2010.svg Russia-Airforce-OF-1a-2010.svg Russia-Airforce-OF-(D)-2010.svg
General of the army
генера́л а́рмии
Colonel general
генера́л-полко́вник
Lieutenant general
генера́л-лейтена́нт
Major general
генера́л-майо́р
Colonel
полко́вник
Lieutenant colonel
подполко́вник
Major
майо́р
Captain
капита́н
Senior lieutenant
ста́рший лейтена́нт
Lieutenant
лейтена́нт
Junior lieutenant
мла́дший лейтена́нт
Kursant
Курсант
Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
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No equivalent FARIQ AWWAL FARIQ LIWA AMID AQID MUQADDAM RAID NAQIB MULAZIM AWWAL MULAZIM MULAZIM
Fariq Awwal
(فريق أول‎‎)
Fariq
(فريق)
Liwa
(لواء)
Amid
(عميد)
Aqid
(عقيد)
Muqaddam
(مقدم)
Raid
(رائد)
Naqib
(نقيب)
Mulazim Awwal
(ملازم أول)
Mulazim
(ملازم)
Officer cadet
Singapore Singapore
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No equivalent Insignia not known 10-RSAF-OF08.svg 09-RSAF-OF07.svg 08-RSAF-OF06.svg 07-RSAF-OF05.svg 06-RSAF-OF04b.svg 05-RSAF-OF04a.svg 04-RSAF-OF03.svg 03-RSAF-OF02.svg 02-RSAF-OF01b.svg 01-RSAF-OF01a.svg Singapore-Army-OF-(3D).svg Singapore-Army-OF-(2D).svg Singapore-Army-OF-(1D).svg
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Senior
lieutenant colonel
Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second lieutenant Officer Cadet Officer Cadet Officer Cadet
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
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No equivalent UK-Air-OF9.svg UK-Air-OF8.svg UK-Air-OF7.svg UK-Air-OF6.svg UK-Air-OF5.svg UK-Air-OF4.svg UK-Air-OF3.svg UK-Air-OF2.svg UK-Air-OF1A.svg UK-Air-OF1B.svg None.svg
Air Chief Marshal Air Marshal Air Vice-Marshal Air Commodore Group Captain Wing Commander Squadron Leader Flight Lieutenant Flying Officer Pilot Officer Officer cadet
Syria Syria
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No equivalent Syria Air Force - OF09.svg Syria Air Force - OF08.svg Syria Air Force - OF07.svg Syria Air Force - OF06.svg Syria Air Force - OF05.svg Syria Air Force - OF04.svg Syria Air Force - OF03.svg Syria Air Force - OF02.svg Syria Air Force - OF01b.svg Syria Air Force - OF01a.svg Unknown
General
(عماد أول)
Lieutenant general
(عماد)
Major general
(اللواء)
Brigadier general
(عميد)
Colonel
(عقيد)
Lieutenant colonel
(مقدم)
Major
(رائد)
Captain
(نقيب)
First lieutenant
(ملازم أول)
Second lieutenant
(ملازم)
Tajikistan Tajikistan
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No equivalent
Russia-AirForce-OF-8-1994-field.svg Russia-AirForce-OF-7-1994-field.svg Russia-AirForce-OF-6-1994-field.svg Russia-AirForce-OF-5-1994-field.svg Russia-AirForce-OF-4-1994-field.svg Russia-AirForce-OF-3-1994-field.svg Russia-AirForce-OF-2-1994-field.svg Russia-AirForce-OF-1c-1994-field.svg Russia-AirForce-OF-1b-1994-field.svg Russia-AirForce-OF-1a-1994-field.svg No equivalent
Colonel general Lieutenant general Major general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Senior lieutenant Lieutenant Junior lieutenant
Thailand Thailand
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Marshal of the Royal Thai Air Force Air Chief Marshal Air Marshal Air Vice Marshal Air Commodore Group Captain Wing Commander Squadron Leader Flight Lieutenant Flying Officer Pilot Officer None.svg
จอมพลอากาศ พลอากาศเอก พลอากาศโท พลอากาศตรี พลอากาศจัตวา นาวาอากาศเอก นาวาอากาศโท นาวาอากาศตรี เรืออากาศเอก เรืออากาศโท เรืออากาศตรี นักเรียนนายเรืออากาศ
Marshal of the Air Force Air Chief Marshal Air Marshal Air Vice Marshal Air Commodore Group Captain Wing Commander Squadron Leader Flight Lieutenant Flying Officer Pilot Officer Air Cadet
East Timor Timor-Leste No air force
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan
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No equivalent
18.Turkmenistan Air Force-CG.svg 17.Turkmenistan Air Force-LG.svg 16.Turkmenistan Air Force-MG.svg 15.Turkmenistan Air Force-COL.svg 14.Turkmenistan Air Force-LTC.svg 13.Turkmenistan Air Force-MAJ.svg 12.Turkmenistan Air Force-CAPT.svg 11.Turkmenistan Air Force-SLT.svg 10.Turkmenistan Air Force-LT.svg 09.Turkmenistan Air Force-JLT.svg Unknown
Colonel General Lieutenant General Major General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Senior Lieutenant Lieutenant Junior Lieutenant
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
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No equivalent 15-UAEAF-GEN.svg 14-UAEAF-LG.svg 13-UAEAF-MG.svg 12-UAEAF-BG.svg 11-UAEAF-COL.svg 10-UAEAF-LTC.svg 09-UAEAF-MAJ.svg 08-UAEAF-CAPT.svg 07-UAEAF-1LT.svg 06-UAEAF-2LT.svg No equivalent
General Lieutenant
General
Major
General
Brigadier
General
Colonel Lieutenant
Colonel
Major Captain First
Lieutenant
Second
Lieutenant
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
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No equivalent
15.UZAF-CG.svg 14.UZAF-LG.svg 13.UZAF-MG.svg 12.UZAF-COL.svg 11.UZAF-LTC.svg 10.UZAF-MAJ.svg 09.UZAF-CAPT.svg 08.UZAF-1LT.svg 07.UZAF-LT.svg 06.UZAF-2LT.svg No equivalent
Colonel General Lieutenant General Major General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Senior Lieutenant Lieutenant Junior Lieutenant
Vietnam Vietnam
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No equivalent Vietnam People's Air Force Colonel General.jpg Vietnam People's Air Force Lieutenant General.jpg Vietnam People's Air Force Major General.jpg Vietnam People's Air Force Senior Colonel.jpg Vietnam People's Air Force Colonel.jpg Vietnam People's Air Force Lieutenant Colonel.jpg Vietnam People's Air Force Major.jpg Vietnam People's Air Force Captain.jpg Vietnam People's Air Force Senior Lieutenant.jpg Vietnam People's Air Force Lieutenant.jpg Vietnam People's Air Force SubLieutenant.jpg None.svg Vietnam People's Air Force student officer.jpg
Colonel general
(Thượng tướng)
Lieutenant General
(Trung tướng)
Major General
(Thiếu tướng)
Senior Colonel (Colonel Commandant)
(Đại tá)
Colonel
(Thượng tá)
Lieutenant Colonel
(Trung tá)
Major
(Thiếu tá)
Captain
(Đại úy)
Senior Lieutenant
(Thượng úy)
Lieutenant
(Trung úy)
Junior Lieutenant
(Thiếu úy)
Aspirant
(Chuẩn úy)
Officer Cadet
(Học viên Sĩ quan)
Yemen Yemen
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16.YAF-AM.svg 15.YAF-GEN.svg 14.YAF-LG.svg 13.YAF-MG.svg 12.YAF-BG.svg 11.YAF-COL.svg 10.YAF-LTC.svg 09.YAF-MAJ.svg 08.YAF-CAPT.svg 07.YAF-1LT.svg 06.YAF-2LT.svg No equivalent
Marshal of the Air Force General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer

Notes

  1. ^ a b Rank of wing (聯隊) commanders

See also

Comparative air force enlisted ranks of Asia

Rank comparison chart of air forces of Asian states.

Comparative air force officer ranks of Europe

Rank comparison chart of all air forces of European states.

Comparative air force officer ranks of Post-Soviet states

Rank comparison chart of all air forces of Post-Soviet 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
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania
Post-Soviet states
Commonwealth of Nations
NATO

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