Comparative navy officer ranks of Asia

Rank comparison chart of navies of Asian states.

Note: Since none of the countries on this list are part of NATO, the conversion to equivalent NATO ranks are approximate.

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 No navy
Armenia Armenia No navy
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
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No equivalent
18.AzNF-ADM.png 17.AzNF-VADM.png 16.AzNF-RADM.png 15.AzNF-CP1.png 14.AzNF-CP2.png 13.AzNF-CP3.png 12.AzNF-CLT.png 11.AzNF-SLT.png 10.AzNF-LT.png 9.AzNF-JLT.png No equivalent
admiral vitse-admiral kontr-admiral birinci dәrәcәli kapitan ikinci dәrәcәli kapitan üçüncü dәrәcәli kapitan kapitan-leytenant baş leytenant leytenant kiçik leytenant
Bahrain Bahrain
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15.RBNF-FM.svg 14.RBNF-GEN.svg 13.RBNF-LG.svg 12.RBNF-MG.svg 11.RBNF-BG.svg 10.RBNF-COL.svg 09.RBNF-LTC.svg 08.RBNF-MAJ.svg 07.RBNF-CPT.svg 06.RBNF-1LT.svg 05.RBNF-2LT.svg No equivalent
Fleet
Admiral
(مشیر)
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)
Bangladesh Bangladesh
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No equivalent 14.BNF-ADMF.svg 13.BNF-ADM.svg 12.BNF-VADM.svg 10.BNF-CDRE.svg 09.BNF-CPT.svg 08.BNF-CDR.svg 07.BNF-LTCDR.svg 06.BNF-LT.svg 05.BNF-SLT.svg 05.BNF-SLT.svg 07.RNO-MIDN.svg UK-Navy-OFStudent.svg
Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Sub-lieutenant Acting Sub-lieutenant Midshipman Officer Cadet
Bhutan Bhutan No navy
Brunei Brunei
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19.RBrN-FM.svgGeneric-Navy-O12.svg 18.RBrN-GEN.svgGeneric-Navy-O11.svg 17.RBrN-LG.svgGeneric-Navy-O10.svg 16.RBrN-MG.svgGeneric-Navy-O9.svg 15.RBrN-BG.svgGeneric-Navy-O8.svg 14.RBrN-COL.svgGeneric-Navy-O7.svg 13.RBrN-LTC.svgGeneric-Navy-O5.svg 12.RBrN-MAJ.svgGeneric-Navy-O4.svg 11.RBrN-CAPT.svgGeneric-Navy-O3.svg 10.RBrN-1LT.svgGeneric-Navy-O2.svg 09.RBrN-2LT.svgGeneric-Navy-O1.svg 08.RBrN-OC.svg
Laksamana Armada Laksamana Laksamana madya Laksamana muda Laksamana pertama Kapten Komander Leftenan Komander Leftenan Leftenan madya Leftenan muda Pegawai kadet
Cambodia Cambodia
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No equivalent Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Lieutenant Junior Grade Ensign No equivalent
នាយឧត្តមនាវី ឧត្តមនាវីឯក ឧត្តមនាវីទោ ឧត្តមនាវីត្រី វរនាវីឯក វរនាវីទោ វរនាវីត្រី អនុនាវីឯក អនុនាវីទោ អនុនាវីត្រី
Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Lieutenant Junior Grade Ensign
China China
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No equivalent PLANF-Sleeve-0720-GEN.png PLANF-Sleeve-0719-LTG.png PLANF-Sleeve-0718-MG.png PLANF-Sleeve-0717-SNC.png PLANF-Sleeve-0716-COL.png PLANF-Sleeve-0715-LTC.png PLANF-Sleeve-0714-MAJ.png PLANF-Sleeve-0713-CPT.png PLANF-Sleeve-0712-1LT.png PLANF-Sleeve-0711-2LT.png PLANF-Sleeve-0710-CDT.png
Admiral
海军上将
Vice Admiral
海军中将
Rear Admiral
海军少将
Senior Captain
海军大校
Captain
海军上校
Commander
海军中校
Lieutenant Commander
海军少校
Lieutenant
海军上尉
Lieutenant Junior Grade
海军中尉
Ensign
海军少尉
Officer Cadet
海军學員
Taiwan Republic of China
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No equivalent Taiwan-navy-OF-9b Taiwan-navy-OF-9a Taiwan-navy-OF-8 Taiwan-navy-OF-7 No equivalent Taiwan-navy-OF-5 Taiwan-navy-OF-4 Taiwan-navy-OF-3 Taiwan-navy-OF-2 Taiwan-navy-OF-1b Taiwan-navy-OF-1a None.svg
Full Admiral
一級上將
Admiral
二級上將
Vice admiral
中將
Rear admiral
少將[note 1]
Captain
上校[note 1]
Commander
中校
Lieutenant commander
少校
Lieutenant
上尉
Lieutenant (junior grade)
中尉
Ensign
少尉
Officer cadet
軍校生
India India
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IN Admiral of the NAVY Shoulder curl.pngBritish Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-10.svg 14-Indian Navy-ADM.svgBritish Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-9.svg 13-Indian Navy-VADM.svgBritish Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-8.svg 12-Indian Navy-RADM.svgBritish Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-7.svg 11-Indian Navy-CDRE.svgBritish Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-6.svg 10-Indian Navy-CAPT.svgBritish Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-5.svg 09-Indian Navy-CDR.svgBritish Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-4.svg 08-Indian Navy-LCDR.svgBritish Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-3.svg 07-Indian Navy-LT.svgBritish Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-2.svg 06-Indian Navy-SLT.svgBritish Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-1b.svg
Admiral of
the Fleet
1
Admiral2 Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant
Commander
Lieutenant Sublieutenant
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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23-TNI Navy-FADM.svg 22-TNI Navy-ADM.svg 21-TNI Navy-VADM.svg 20-TNI Navy-RADM.svg 19-TNI Navy-CDRE.svg 18-TNI Navy-CAPT.svg 17-TNI Navy-CDR.svg 16-TNI Navy-LCDR.svg 15-TNI Navy-LT.svg 14-TNI Navy-LTJG.svg 13-TNI Navy-ENS.svg
Laksamana Besar Laksamana Laksamana Madya Laksamana Muda Laksamana Pertama Kolonel Letnan Kolonel Mayor Kapten Letnan Satu Letnan Dua
Admiral of the Fleet Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Lieutenant Junior Grade Ensign
Iran
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No equivalent
20-IRIN-VADM.svg 20-IRIN-VADM-(Sleeve) 19-IRIN-RADM.svg 19-IRIN-RADM-(Sleeve) 18-Daryadar 17-Daryadar 2 16-IRIN-CAPT.svg 16-IRIN-CAPT-(Sleeve) 15-IRIN-CDR.svg 15-IRIN-CDR-(Sleeve) 14-IRIN-LCDR.svg 14-IRIN-LCDR-(Sleeve) 13-IRIN-LT.svg 13-IRIN-LT-(Sleeve) 12-IRIN-LTJN.svg 12-IRIN-LTJN-(Sleeve) 11-IRIN-ENS.svg 11-IRIN-ENS-(Sleeve) 10-IRIN-PENS.svg 10-IRIN-PENS-(Sleeve) 04.IRIN-4thY-SO.svg 03.IRIN-3rdY-SO.svg 02.IRIN-2ndY-SO.svg 01.IRIN-1stY-SO.svg
Daryāsālār دریاسالار)
Admiral
Just used for Martyr Flag Officers
Daryābān (دریابان)
Vice Admiral
Daryādār (دریادار)
Rear Admiral
Daryādār Do (دریادار 2)
Flotilla Admiral
Nākhodā Yekomn (ناخدا یکم)
Captain
Nākhodā Dovom (ناخدا دوم)
Commander
Nākhodā Sevom (ناخدا سوم)
Lieutenant Commander
Nāvsarvān (ناوسروان)
Senior Lieutenant
Nāvbān Yekom (ناوبان یکم)
Lieutenant
Nāvbān Dovom (ناوبان دوم)
Junior Lieutenant
Nāvbān Sevom (ناوبان سوم)
Ensign
Officer Cadet
دانشجوی دانشگاه امام خمینی (ره)
Iraq Iraq
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IraqNavyRankInsignia-1 IraqNavyRankInsignia-2 IraqNavyRankInsignia-3 IraqNavyRankInsignia-4 IraqNavyRankInsignia-5 IraqNavyRankInsignia-6 IraqNavyRankInsignia-7 IraqNavyRankInsignia-8 IraqNavyRankInsignia-9 IraqNavyRankInsignia-10 IraqNavyRankInsignia-11 No equivalent
Admiral of the fleet
(مهيب)
Admiral
(فريق أول)
Vice admiral
(فريق)
Rear admiral
(لواء)
Flotilla Admiral
(عميد)
Captain
(عقيد)
Commander
(مقدم)
Lieutenant commander
(رائد)
Lieutenant
(نقيب)
Sub-lieutenant
(ملازم أول)
Ensign
(ملازم)
Israel Israel
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No equivalent
IDF Navy aluf.png IDF Navy tat aluf.png IDF Navy aluf mishne.png IDF Navy sgan aluf.png IDF rav seren gold-2.svg IDF Navy seren.png IDF Navy segen.png IDF Navy segen mishne.svg IDF Ranks Ka'ab.svg IDF Ranks Kama.svg
Major General
(אלוף)
Brigadier General
(תת אלוף)
Colonel
(אלוף משנה)
Lieutenant Colonel
(סגן אלוף)
Major
(רב סרן)
Captain
(סרן)
Lieutenant
(סגן)
Second Lieutenant
(סגן משנה)
Superior Academic Officer (קצין אקדמי בכיר) Professional Academic Officer (קצין מקצועי אקדמי)
Japan Japan
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No equivalent JMSDF Admiral insignia (b).svg JMSDF Vice Admiral insignia (b).svg JMSDF Rear Admiral insignia (b).svg No equivalent JMSDF Captain insignia (b).svg JMSDF Commander insignia (b).svg JMSDF Lieutenant Commander insignia (b).svg JMSDF Lieutenant insignia (b).svg JMSDF Lieutenant Junior Grade insignia (b).svg JMSDF Ensign insignia (b).svg No equivalent
Admiral
海将
(統合幕僚長および海上幕僚長)
Vice Admiral
海将
Rear Admiral
海将補
Captain
1等海佐
Commander
2等海佐
Lieutenant Commander
3等海佐
Lieutenant
1等海尉
Lieutenant Junior Grade
2等海尉
Ensign
3等海尉
Jordan Jordan
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Field 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
Student Cadet
تلميذ مرشح
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
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No equivalent 20-RKN-GEN.svg 19-RKN-CG.svg 18-RKN-LG.svg 17-RKN-MG.svg 16-RKN-COL.svg 15-RKN-LTC.svg 14-RKN-MAJ.svg 13-RKN-CAPT.svg 12-RKN-SELT.svg 11-RKN-LT.svg None.svg
Fleet Admiral
(Флоттың адмиралы)
Admiral
(Адмирал)
Vice Admiral
(Вице-адмирал)
Counter admiral
(Контр-адмирал)
Captain 1st rank
(Бiрiншi дәрежелi капитан)
Captain 2nd rank
(Екiншi дәрежелi капитан)
Captain 3rd rank
(Үшiншi дәрежелi капитан)
Captain Lieutenant
(Капитан-лейтенант)
Senior Lieutenant
(Аға лейтенант)
Lieutenant
(лейтенант)
Kursant
North Korea North Korea
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No equivalent DPRK-Navy-OF-9.svg DPRK-Navy-OF-8.svg DPRK-Navy-OF-7.svg DPRK-Navy-OF-6.svg DPRK-Navy-OF-5b.svg DPRK-Navy-OF-5a.svg DPRK-Navy-OF-4.svg DPRK-Navy-OF-3.svg DPRK-Navy-OF-2.svg DPRK-Navy-OF-1c.svg DPRK-Navy-OF-1b.svg DPRK-Navy-OF-1a.svg No equivalent
Taejang
(대장)
Sangjang
(상장)
Chungjang
(중장)
Sojang
(소장)
Daechwa
(대좌)
Sangjwa
(상좌)
Chungjwa
(중좌)
Sojwa
(소좌)
Taewi
(대위)
Sangwi
(상위)
Chungwi
(중위)
Sowi
(소위)
South Korea South Korea
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20.SKN-FADM 19.SKN-ADM 18.SKN-VADM 17.SKN-RADM 16.SKN-CDRE 15.SKN-CAPT 14.SKN-CDR 13.SKN-LCDR 12.SKN-LT 11.SKN-LTJG 10.SKN-ENS No equivalent
Wonsu
(원수; 元帥)
Fleet admiral
Daejang
(대장; 大將)
Admiral
Jungjang
(중장; 中將)
Vice admiral
Sojang
(소장; 少將)
Rear admiral
Junjang
(준장; 準將)
Rear admiral
(lower half)
Daeryeong
(대령; 大領)
Captain
Jungnyeong
(중령; 中領)
Commander
Soryeong
(소령; 少領)
Lieutenant commander
Daewi
(대위; 大尉)
Lieutenant
Jungwi
(중위; 中尉)
Lieutenant (junior grade)
Sowi
(소위; 少尉)
Ensign
Kuwait Kuwait
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No equivalent 16. KNF-GEN.svg 15. KNF-LG.svg 14. KNF-MG.svg 13. KNF-BG.svg 12. KNF-COL.svg 11. KNF-LTC.svg 10. KNF-MAJ.svg 09. KNF-CAPT.svg 08. KNF-1LT.svg 07. KNF-2LT.svg No equivalent
Admiral
(فريق أول)
Vice Admiral
(فريق)
Rear Admiral
(لواء)
Rear Admiral (lower half)
(عميد)
Captain
(عقيد)
Commander
(مقدم)
Lieutenant Commander
(رائد)
Lieutenant
(نقيب)
Lieutenant Junior Grade
(ملازم أول)
Ensign
(ملازم)
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan No navy
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 No navy
Lebanon Lebanon
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No equivalent
236px-21.LAF-GA.png No equivalent
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

Fleet Admiral
عميد قائد القوات البحرية
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-navy-OF-10.svg Malaysia-navy-OF-9.svg Malaysia-navy-OF-8.svg Malaysia-navy-OF-7.svg Malaysia-navy-OF-6.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg Midshipman of Royal Malaysian Navy.png Officer Cadet of Royal Malaysian Navy.png
Laksamana Armada
Admiral of the Fleet
Laksamana
Admiral
Laksamana Madya
Vice Admiral
Laksamana Muda
Rear Admiral
Laksamana Pertama
Flotilla Admiral (Commodore)
Kepten
Captain
Komander
Commander
Leftenan Komander
Lieutenant Commander
Leftenan
Lieutenant
Leftenan Madya
Lieutenant (junior grade)
Leftenan Muda
Ensign
Kadet Kanan
Midshipman
Pegawai Kadet
Officer Cadet
Maldives Maldives
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No equivalent
Maldives-Navy-OF-5.svg Maldives-Navy-OF-4.svg Maldives-Navy-OF-3.svg Maldives-Navy-OF-2.svg Maldives-Navy-OF-1b.svg Maldives-Navy-OF-1a.svg None.svg
Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Candidate
Mongolia Mongolia No navy
Myanmar Myanmar
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No equivalent Vice Senior General Tatmadaw Navy.gif Lieutenant General Tatmadaw Navy.gif Major General Tatmadaw Navy.gif Brigadier General Tatmadaw Navy.gif Colonel Tatmadaw Navy.gif Lieutenant Colonel Tatmadaw Navy.gif Major Tatmadaw Navy.gif Captain Tatmadaw Navy.gif Lieutenant 1st Class Tatmadaw Navy.gif Lieutenant 2nd Class Tatmadaw Navy.gif No equivalent
Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Sub-Lieutenant Midshipman
Nepal Nepal No navy
Oman Oman
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18.RNO-FADM.svg18.RNO-FADM (Sleeve).svg 17.RNO-ADM.svg17.RNO-ADM (Sleeve).svg 16.RNO-VADM.svg16.RNO-VADM (Sleeve).svg 15.RNO-RADM.svg15.RNO-RADM (Sleeve).svg 14.RNO-CDRE.svg 13.RNO-CAPT.svg 12.RNO-CDR.svg 11.RNO-LCDR.svg 10.RNO-LT.svg 9.RNO-SLT1.svg 08.RNO-SLT2.svg 07.RNO-MIDN.svg
Admiral of
the Fleet
Admiral Vice
Admiral
Rear
Admiral
Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant
Commander
Lieutenant Sublieutenant 1 Sublieutenant 2 Midshipman
Pakistan Pakistan
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16-Pakistan Navy-FADM.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-10.svg 15-Pakistan Navy-ADM.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-9.svg 14-Pakistan Navy-VADM.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-8.svg 13-Pakistan Navy-RADM.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-7.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-6.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-5.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-4.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-3.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-2.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-1b.svg 07.RNO-MIDN.svg Unknown
Admiral of the Fleet Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Sublieutenant Midshipman
Philippines Philippines
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No equivalent PN ADM BlkDr-Slv.svg PN VADM BlkDr-Slv.svg PN RADM BlkDr-Slv.svg PN CDRE BlkDr-Slv.svg PN CPT BlkDr-Slv.svg PN CDR BlkDr-Slv.svg PN LTCDR BlkDr-Slv.svg PN LTSG BlkDr-Slv.svg PN LTJG BlkDr-Slv.svg PN ENS BlkDr-Slv.svg No equivalent
Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Lieutenant (junior grade) Ensign
Qatar Qatar
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No equivalent 16. QENF-GEN.svg 15. QENF-LG.svg 14. QENF-MG.svg 13. QENF-BG.svg 12. QENF-COL.svg 11. QENF-LTC.svg 10. QENF-MAJ.svg 09. QENF-CAPT.svg 08. QENF-1LT.svg 07. QENF-2LT.svg No equivalent
Admiral
(فريق أول)
Vice
Admiral
(فريق)
Rear
Admiral
(لواء)
Commodore
(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-Navy-OF-9-Sleeve.svg Russia-Navy-OF-8-Sleeve.svg Russia-Navy-OF-7-Sleeve.svg Russia-Navy-OF-6-Sleeve.svg UdSSR Navy 1943 OF5 insignia.svg UdSSR Navy 1943 OF4 insignia.svg UdSSR Navy 1943 OF3 insignia.svg UdSSR Navy 1943-1991 OF2 insignia.svg UdSSR Navy 1943-1991 OF1a insignia.svg UdSSR Navy 1943-1991 OF1b insignia.svg UdSSR Navy 1943-1991 OF1c insignia.svg None.svg
Admiral of the fleet
Адмирал флота
Admiral
Адмирал
Vice Admiral
Вице-адмирал
Counter admiral
Контр-адмирал
Captain 1st rank
Капитан 1-го ранга
Captain 2nd rank
Капитан 2-го ранга
Captain 3rd rank
Капитан 3-го ранга
Captain Lieutenant
Капитан-лейтенант
Senior lieutenant
Старший лейтенант
Lieutenant
Лейтенант
Junior lieutenant
Младший лейтенант
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 Generic-Navy-O11.svg Generic-Navy-O10.svg Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O8.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg No equivalent
Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Sub Lieutenant Ensign
Fariq awwal
(فريق أول)
Fariq
(فريق‎‎)
Liwaa'
(لواء‎‎)
'amid
(عميد)
'aqid
(عقيد)
Moqaddim
(مقدم)
Ra'id
(رائد‎‎)
Naqib
(نقيب)
Molazim awwal
(ملازم أول)
Molazim
(ملازم)
Singapore Singapore
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No equivalent Insignia not known 10-RSN-OF08.svg 09-RSN-OF07.svg 08-RSN-OF06.svg 07-RSN-OF05.svg 06-RSN-OF04b.svg 05-RSN-OF04a.svg 04-RSN-OF03.svg 03-RSN-OF02.svg 02-RSN-OF01b.svg 01-RSN-OF01a.svg Singapore-Army-OF-(3D).svg Singapore-Army-OF-(2D).svg Singapore-Army-OF-(1D).svg
Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Rear Admiral (junior grade) Colonel Senior Lieutenant Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Midshipman Midshipman Midshipman
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
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No equivalent 15-Sri Lanka Navy-ADM.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-9.svg 14-Sri Lanka Navy-VADM.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-8.svg 13-Sri Lanka Navy-RADM.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-7.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-6.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-5.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-4.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-3.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-2.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-1b.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-1b.svg Sri Lanka-Navy-OF-(D).svg
Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Sub-lieutenant Acting Sub-lieutenant Midshipman
Syria Syria
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No equivalent
Syria Navy - OF08.svgGeneric-Navy-O10.svg Syria Navy - OF07.svgGeneric-Navy-O9.svg Syria Navy - OF06.svgGeneric-Navy-O8.svg Syria Navy - OF05.svgGeneric-Navy-O7.svg Syria Navy - OF04.svgGeneric-Navy-O5.svg Syria Navy - OF03.svgGeneric-Navy-O4.svg Syria Navy - OF02.svgGeneric-Navy-O3.svg Syria Navy - OF01b.svgGeneric-Navy-O2.svg Syria Navy - OF01a.svgGeneric-Navy-O1.svg No equivalent
Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Flotilla Admiral Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Lieutenant (junior grade) Ensign
Tajikistan Tajikistan No navy
Thailand Thailand
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Admiral of the Fleet Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Lieutenant Junior Grade Sub Lieutenant None.svg
จอมพลเรือ พลเรือเอก พลเรือโท พลเรือตรี พลเรือจัตวา นาวาเอก นาวาโท นาวาตรี เรือเอก เรือโท เรือตรี นักเรียนนายเรือ
Admiral of the Fleet Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Lieutenant Junior Grade Sub-Lieutenant Midshipman
East Timor Timor-Leste
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No equivalent
Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg POR-Navy-OFD.svg
Capitão-tenente Primeiro-tenente Segundo-tenente Guarda-marinha Aspirante
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan
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No equivalent
Russia-Navy-OF-8-1994-everyday.svg Russia-Navy-OF-7-1994-everyday.svg Russia-Navy-OF-6-1994-everyday.svg Russia-Navy-OF-5-1994-everyday.svg Russia-Navy-OF-4-1994-everyday.svg Russia-Navy-OF-3-1994-everyday.svg Russia-Navy-OF-2-1994-everyday.svg Russia-Navy-OF-1c-1994-everyday.svg Russia-Navy-OF-1b-1994-everyday.svg Russia-Navy-OF-1a-1994-everyday.svg Unknown
Admiral Vice Admiral Counter admiral Captain 1st rank Captain 2nd rank Captain 3rd rank Captain Lieutenant Senior lieutenant Lieutenant Junior lieutenant
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
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No equivalent 15-UAEN-GEN.svg 14-UAEN-LG.svg 13-UAEN-MG.svg 12-UAEN-BG.svg 11-UAEN-COL.svg 10-UAEN-LTC.svg 09-UAEN-MAJ.svg 08-UAEN-CAPT.svg 07-UAEN-1LT.svg 06-UAEN-2LT.svg No equivalent
Fariq Awwal
(فريق أول‎‎)
Fariq
(فريق)
Liwa
(لواء)
Amid
(عميد)
Aqid
(عقيد)
Muqaddam
(مقدم)
Ra'id
(رائد)
Naqib
(نقيب)
Mulazim Awwal
(ملازم أول)
Mulazim
(ملازم)
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
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No equivalent
10.UZN-CPT1.svg 10.UZN-CPT2.svg 09.UZN-CPT3.svg 08.UZN-CPLT.svg 07.UZN-SLT.svg 06.UZN-LT.svg 05.UZN-JLT.svg No equivalent
Captain 1st Rank Captain 2nd rank Captain 3rd rank Captain-Lieutenant Senior Lieutenant Lieutenant Junior Lieutenant
Vietnam Vietnam
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No equivalent Vietnam People's Navy Admiral.jpg Vietnam People's Navy Vice Admiral.jpg Vietnam People's Navy Rear Admiral.jpg Vietnam People's Navy Commodorel.jpg Vietnam People's Navy Senior Commander.jpg Vietnam People's Navy Commander.jpg Vietnam People's Navy Lieutenant Commander.jpg Vietnam People's Navy Senior Lieutenant.jpg Vietnam People's Navy Lieutenant.jpg Vietnam People's Navy SubLieutenant.jpg Vietnam People's Navy Ensign.jpg None.svg Vietnam People's Navy student officer.jpg
Admiral
(Đô đốc)
Vice Admiral
(Phó Đô đốc)
Rear Admiral
(Chuẩn Đô đốc)
Senior Captain
(Đại tá)
Captain
(Thượng tá)
Commander
(Trung tá)
Lieutenant Commander
(Thiếu tá)
Senior Lieutenant
(Đại úy)
Lieutenant
(Thượng úy)
Sub-Lieutenant
(Trung úy)
Ensign
(Thiếu úy)
Aspirant
(Chuẩn úy)
Officer Cadet
(Học viên Sĩ quan)
Yemen Yemen
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No equivalent
12.YN-CDRE.svg 11.YN-CAPT.svg 10.YN-CMDR.svg 09.YN-LTCM.svg 08.YN-LT.svg 07.YN-LTJG.svg 06.YN-ENS.svg No equivalent
Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Sub Lieutenant Ensign
'amid
(عميد)
'aqid
(عقيد)
Moqaddim
(مقدم)
Ra'id
(رائد‎‎)
Naqib
(نقيب)
Molazim awwal
(ملازم أول)
Molazim Thani
(ملازم)
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 flotilla (區艦隊) commanders
  • 1 Honorary/wartime rank.
  • 2Held only by the Chief of the Naval Staff

See also

Comparative navy enlisted ranks of Asia

Rank comparison chart of navies of Asian states.

Comparative navy enlisted ranks of the Americas

Rank comparison chart of navies of North and South American states.

Comparative navy officer ranks of Europe

Rank comparison chart of all navies of European states.

Comparative navy officer ranks of Post-Soviet states

Rank comparison chart of all navies of Post-Soviet states.

Comparative navy officer ranks of the Americas

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

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