Comparative navy officer ranks of Europe

Rank comparison chart of all navies of European states.

Officers (OF 1–10)

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
Albania Albania
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No equivalent
Generic-Navy-O11.svg Generic-Navy-O10.svg Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O6.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg No equivalent
Admiral Nënadmiral Kundëradmiral Kapiten Rangut I Kapiten Rangut II Kapiten Rangut III Kapiten Leitnant Leitnant Nënleitnant
Austria Austria No navy
Belarus Belarus No navy
Belgium Belgium
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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-O6.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg No equivalent No insignia
Admiraal Vice-admiraal Divisieadmiraal Flottieljeadmiraal Kapitein-ter-zee Fregatkapitein Korvetkapitein Luitenant-ter-zee 1ste klasse Luitenant-ter-zee Vaandrig-ter-zee Vaandrig-ter-zee 2de klasse Aspirant der marine
Amiral Vice-amiral Amiral de division Amiral de flottille Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau de 1re classe Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe Aspirant de marine
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina No navy
Bulgaria Bulgaria
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No equivalent Rank insignia of Адмирал of the Bulgarian Navy.pngGeneric-Navy-(star)-O12.svg Rank insignia of Вицеадмирал of the Bulgarian Navy.pngGeneric-Navy-(star)-O11.svg Rank insignia of Контраадмирал of the Bulgarian Navy.pngGeneric-Navy-(star)-O10.svg Rank insignia of Комодор of the Bulgarian Navy.pngGeneric-Navy-(star)-O9.svg Rank insignia of Капитан I ранг of the Bulgarian Navy.pngGeneric-Navy-(star)-O8.svg Rank insignia of Капитан II ранг of the Bulgarian Navy.pngGeneric-Navy-(star)-O7.svg Rank insignia of Капитан III ранг of the Bulgarian Navy.pngGeneric-Navy-(star)-O5.svg Rank insignia of Капитан-лейтенант of the Bulgarian Navy.pngGeneric-Navy-(star)-O3.svg Rank insignia of Старши лейтенант of the Bulgarian Navy.pngGeneric-Navy-(star)-O2.svg Rank insignia of Лейтенант of the Bulgarian Navy.pngGeneric-Navy-(star)-O1.svg No equivalent
Адмирал Вицеадмирал Контраадмирал Комодор Капитан I ранг Капитан II ранг Капитан III ранг Капитан-лейтенант Старши лейтенант Лейтенант
Croatia Croatia
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Rukav zimske odore admirala flote HRM.svg Rukav zimske odore admirala HRM.svg Rukav zimske odore viceadmirala HRM.svg Rukav zimske odore kontraadmirala HRM.svg Rukav zimske odore komodora HRM.svg Rukav zimske odore kapetana bojnog broda HRM.svg Rukav zimske odore kapetana fregate HRM.svg Rukav zimske odore kapetana korvete HRM.svg Rukav zimske odore poručnika bojnog broda HRM.svg Rukav zimske odore poručnika fregate HRM.svg Rukav zimske odore poručnika korvete HRM.svg No equivalent
Admiral flote Admiral Viceadmiral Kontraadmiral Komodor Kapetan bojnog broda Kapetan fregate Kapetan korvete Poručnik bojnog broda Poručnik fregate Poručnik korvete
Cyprus Cyprus
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No equivalent
GR-Navy-OF6.svgGR-Navy-OF6-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF5.svgGR-Navy-OF5-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF4.svgGR-Navy-OF4-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF3.svgGR-Navy-OF3-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF2.svgGR-Navy-OF2-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF1b.svgGR-Navy-OF1b-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF1.svgGR-Navy-OF1-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-ΣΕΑ.svgGR-Navy-ΣΕΑ-sleeve.svg
Commodore
Αρχιπλοίαρχος
Captain
Πλοίαρχος
Commander
Αντιπλοίαρχος
Lieutenant commander
Πλωτάρχης
Lieutenant
Υποπλοίαρχος
Sub lieutenant
Ανθυποπλοίαρχος
Ensign
Σημαιοφόρος
Officer Designate
Σημαιοφόρος Επίκουρος Αξιωματικός
Czech Republic Czech Republic No navy
Denmark Denmark
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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-O6.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg No equivalent
Admiral Viceadmiral Kontreadmiral Flotilleadmiral Kommandør Kommandørkaptajn Orlogskaptajn Kaptajnløjtnant Premierløjtnant Løjtnant
 Estonia
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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-O6.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg No equivalent
Admiral Viitseadmiral Kontradmiral Kommodoor Mereväe kapten Kaptenleitnant Kaptenmajor Vanemleitnant Leitnant Nooremleitnant Lipnik
Finland Finland
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No equivalent Amiraali hihalaatta.svg Vara-amiraali hihalaatta.svg Kontra-amiraali hihalaatta.svg Lippueamiraali hihalaatta.svg Kommodori hihalaatta.svg Komentaja hihalaatta.svg Komentajakapteeni hihalaatta.svg Kapteeniluutnantti hihalaatta.svg Yliluutnantti l hihalaatta.svg Luutnantti l hihalaatta.svg Aliluutnantti hihalaatta.svg Upseerikokelas l hihalaatta.svg Upseerioppilas l hihalaatta.svg
Amiraali Vara-amiraali Kontra-amiraali Lippueamiraali Kommodori Komentaja Komentajakapteeni Kapteeniluutnantti Yliluutnantti Luutnantti Aliluutnantti Upseerikokelas Upseerioppilas
France France
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French Navy NG-OF10.svg French Navy-Rama NG-OF9.svg French Navy-Rama NG-OF8.svg French Navy-Rama NG-OF7.svg French Navy-Rama NG-OF6.svg French Navy-Rama NG-OF5.svg French Navy-Rama NG-OF4.svg French Navy-Rama NG-OF3.svg French Navy-Rama NG-OF2.svg French Navy-Rama NG-OF1b.svg French Navy-Rama NG-OF1.svg French Navy NG-aspirant.svg French Navy NG-oe.svg
Amiral de France Amiral Vice-amiral d'escadre Vice-amiral Contre-amiral Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1re classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe Aspirant Élève-officier
Georgia (country) Georgia No navy
Germany Germany
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No equivalent MDS 64 Admiral Trp.svg
MDJA 64 Admiral Trp Lu.svg
MDS 63 Vizeadmiral Trp.svg
MDJA 63 Vizeadmiral Trp Lu.svg
MDS 62 Konteradmiral Trp.svg
MDJA 62 Konteradmiral Trp Lu.svg
MDS 61 Flottillenadmiral Trp.svg
MDJA 61 Flottillenadmiral Trp Lu.svg
MDS 53 Kapitän zur See Trp.svg
MDJA 53 Kapitän zur See Trp Lu.svg
MDS 52 Fregattenkapitän Trp.svg
MDJA 52 Fregattenkapitän Trp Lu.svg
MDS 51 Korvettenkapitän Trp.svg
MDJA 51 Korvettenkapitän Trp Lu.svg
MDS 44 Stabskapitänleutnant Trp.svg
MDJA 44 Stabskapitänleutnant Trp Lu.svg
MDS 43 Kapitänleutnant Trp.svg
MDJA 43 Kapitänleutnant Trp Lu.svg
MDS 42 Oberleutnant zur See Trp.svg
MDJA 42 Oberleutnant zur See Trp Lu.svg
MDS 41 Leutnant zur See Trp.svg
MDJA 41 Leutnant zur See Trp Lu.svg
MDS 33a Oberfähnrich zur See Trp.svg
MDJA 33a Oberfähnrich zur See Trp Lu.svg
MDS 31a Fähnrich zur See Trp.svg
MDJA 31a Fähnrich zur See Trp Lu.svg
MDS 21a Seekadett Trp.svg
MDJA 21a Seekadett Trp Lo.svg
Enlisted rank plus a star
indicating cadet's career
Admiral Vizeadmiral Konteradmiral Flottillen-
admiral
Kapitän zur See Fregatten-
kapitän
Korvetten-
kapitän
Stabskapitän-
leutnant
Kapitän-
leutnant
Oberleutnant
zur See
Leutnant
zur See
Oberfähnrich
zur See
Fähnrich
zur See
Seekadett
Greece Greece
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No equivalent GR-Navy-OF9.svgGR-Navy-OF9-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF8.svgGR-Navy-OF8-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF7.svgGR-Navy-OF7-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF6.svgGR-Navy-OF6-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF5.svgGR-Navy-OF5-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF4.svgGR-Navy-OF4-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF3.svgGR-Navy-OF3-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF2.svgGR-Navy-OF2-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF1b.svgGR-Navy-OF1b-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-OF1.svgGR-Navy-OF1-sleeve.svg GR-Navy-ΣΕΑ.svgGR-Navy-ΣΕΑ-sleeve.svg No equivalent
Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Sub Lieutenant Ensign Officer Designate
Ναύαρχος Αντιναύαρχος Υποναύαρχος Αρχιπλοίαρχος Πλοίαρχος Αντιπλοίαρχος Πλωτάρχης Υποπλοίαρχος Ανθυποπλοίαρχος Σημαιοφόρος Σημαιοφόρος Επίκουρος Αξιωματικός
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
Hungary Hungary No navy
Iceland Iceland
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No equivalent
Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O8.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O6.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg No equivalent
Rear Admiral
General Director
Commodore
Chief of Operations
Captain
Deputy Chief of Operations, head of divisions
Commander sg.
1° CO of department, vessel or aircraft
Commander
2° CO of department, vessel or aircraft
Lieutenant Commander
Commanding Officer
Lieutenant
Officer
(after 6 years of service)
Lieutenant jg.
Officer
(after 2 years of service)
Sub-Lieutenant
Officer
(first 2 years of service)
Ireland Ireland
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No equivalent
Vice Admiral50.jpgGeneric-Navy-(star)-O10.svg IE Navy Rank Insignia-RAdm50.pngGeneric-Navy-(star)-O9.svg IE Navy Rank Insignia-Cdre.svgGeneric-Navy-(star)-O8.svg IE Navy Rank Insignia-Cpt.svgGeneric-Navy-(star)-O7.svg IE Navy Rank Insignia-Cmdr.svgGeneric-Navy-(star)-O5.svg IE Navy Rank Insignia-LtCmdr.svgGeneric-Navy-(star)-O4.svg IE Navy Rank Insignia-Lt.svgGeneric-Navy-(star)-O3.svg IE Navy Rank Insignia-SubLt.svgGeneric-Navy-(star)-O2.svg IE Navy Rank Insignia-Ens.svgGeneric-Navy-(star)-O1.svg IE Navy Rank Insignia-Cdt.svgIreland-Navy-OF-(D)
Vice Admiral
Leas-Aimiréal
Rear Admiral
Seachaimiréal
Commodore
Ceannasóir
Captain
Captaen
Commander
Ceannasaí
Lieutenant Commander
Leifteanant-Cheannasaí
Lieutenant
Leifteanant
Sub-Lieutenant
Fo-Leifteanant
Ensign
Meirgire
Officer Cadet
Dalta
Italy Italy
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Shoulder rank insignia of ammiraglio of the Italian Navy.svgRank insignia of ammiraglio of the Italian Navy.svg Shoulder rank insignia of ammiraglio di squadra con incarichi speciali of the Italian Navy.svgRank insignia of ammiraglio di squadra con incarichi speciali of the Italian Navy.svg Shoulder rank insignia of ammiraglio di squadra of the Italian Navy.svgRank insignia of ammiraglio di squadra of the Italian Navy.svg Shoulder rank insignia of ammiraglio di divisione of the Italian Navy.svgRank insignia of ammiraglio di divisione of the Italian Navy.svg Shoulder rank insignia of contrammiraglio of the Italian Navy.svgRank insignia of contrammiraglio of the Italian Navy.svg Shoulder rank insignia of capitano di vascello of the Italian Navy.svgRank insignia of capitano di vascello of the Italian Navy.svg Shoulder rank insignia of capitano di fregata of the Italian Navy.svgRank insignia of capitano di fregata of the Italian Navy.svg
Shoulder rank insignia of capitano di corvetta of the Italian Navy.svgRank insignia of capitano di corvetta of the Italian Navy.svg Shoulder rank insignia of primo tenente di vascello of the Italian Navy.svgRank insignia of primo tenente di vascello of the Italian Navy.svg Shoulder rank insignia of tenente di vascello of the Italian Navy.svgRank insignia of tenente di vascello of the Italian Navy.svg Shoulder rank insignia of sottotenente di vascello of the Italian Navy.svgRank insignia of sottotenente di vascello of the Italian Navy.svg Shoulder rank insignia of guardiamarina of the Italian Navy.svgRank insignia of guardiamarina of the Italian Navy.svg Shoulder rank insignia of aspirante guardiamarina of the Italian Navy.svgRank insignia of aspirante guardiamarina of the Italian Navy.svg No equivalent
Ammiraglio
awarded only to the Chief of Defence Staff
Ammiraglio di Squadra con Incarichi Speciali Ammiraglio di Squadra Ammiraglio di Divisione Contrammiraglio Capitano di Vascello Capitano di Fregata Capitano di Corvetta Primo Tenente di Vascello Tenente di Vascello Sottotenente di Vascello Guardiamarina Aspirante Guardiamarina
Kosovo Kosovo No navy
Latvia Latvia
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No equivalent
Generic-Navy-O10.svg Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O8.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O6.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg No equivalent
Viceadmirālis Kontradmirālis Flotiles admirālis Jūras Kapteinis Komandkapteinis Komandleitnants Kapteiņleitnants Virsleitnants Leitnants
Liechtenstein Liechtenstein No navy
Lithuania Lithuania
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No equivalent
Generic-Navy-O11.svg Generic-Navy-O10.svg Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O6.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg No equivalent
Viceadmirolas Kontradmirolas Flotilės admirolas Jūrų kapitonas Komandoras Komandoras leitenantas Kapitonas leitenantas Vyresnysis leitenantas Leitenantas
 Luxembourg No navy
Republic of Macedonia Macedonia No navy
Malta Malta
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No equivalent
Malta-navy-OF-6.svg Malta-navy-OF-5.svg Malta-navy-OF-4.svg Malta-navy-OF-3.svg Malta-navy-OF-2.svg Malta-navy-OF-1b.svg Malta-navy-OF-1a.svg No equivalent
Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Moldova Moldova No navy
Monaco Monaco No navy
Montenegro Montenegro
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No equivalent 19-Montenegro Navy-ADM.svg 18-Montenegro Navy-VADM.svg 17-Montenegro Navy-RADM.svg 16-Montenegro Navy-CDRE.svg 15-Montenegro Navy-CAPT.svg 14-Montenegro Navy-CDR.svg 13-Montenegro Navy-LCDR.svg 12-Montenegro Navy-LT.svg 11-Montenegro Navy-LTJG.svg 10-Montenegro Navy-ENS.svg No equivalent
Admiral Viceadmiral Kontraadmiral Komodor Kapetan bojnog broda Kapetan fregate Kapetan korvete Poručnik bojnog broda Poručnik fregate Poručnik korvete
Netherlands Netherlands
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No equivalent Netherlands-Navy-OF-9.svg Netherlands-Navy-OF-8.svg Netherlands-Navy-OF-7.svg Netherlands-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 Adelborst/Korporaal-Adelborst/Sergeant-Adelborst No equivalent
Luitenant-Admiraal Vice-Admiraal Schout-bij-Nacht Commandeur Kapitein ter zee Kapitein-luitenant ter zee Luitenant ter zee der 1ste klasse Luitenant ter zee der 2de klasse oudste categorie Luitenant ter zee der 2de klasse Luitenant ter zee der 3de klasse
Norway Norway
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No equivalent Of9 sjø.png Of8 sjø.png Of7 sjø.png Of6 sjø.png Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O6.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg No equivalent
Admiral Viseadmiral Kontreadmiral Flaggkommandør Kommandør Kommandørkaptein Orlogskaptein Kapteinløytnant Løytnant Fenrik
Poland Poland
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Army-POL-OF-10.svg POL PMW pagon1 admirał.svg POL PMW pagon1 admirał floty.svg POL PMW pagon1 wiceadmirał.svg POL PMW pagon1 kontradmirał.svg POL PMW pagon1 komandor.svg POL PMW pagon1 komandor porucznik.svg POL PMW pagon1 komandor podporucznik.svg POL PMW pagon1 kapitan marynarki.svg POL PMW pagon1 porucznik marynarki.svg POL PMW pagon1 podporucznik marynarki.svg No equivalent Various
Marszałek Polski[note 1] Admirał Admirał floty Wiceadmirał Kontradmirał Komandor Komandor porucznik Komandor podporucznik Kapitan marynarki Porucznik marynarki Podporucznik marynarki Podchorąży
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
 Portugal
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POR-Navy-OF10.svg POR-Navy-OF9.svg POR-Navy-OF8.svg POR-Navy-OF7.svg POR-Navy-OF6.svg POR-Navy-OF5.svg POR-Navy-OF4.svg POR-Navy-OF3.svg POR-Navy-OF2.svg POR-Navy-OF1b.svg POR-Navy-OF1a.svg POR-Navy-Aspirante-EN.png POR-Navy-OFD.svg None.svg
Almirante da Armada[note 2] Almirante Vice-almirante Contra-almirante Comodoro Capitão de Mar e Guerra Capitão de Fragata Capitão-tenente Primeiro-tenente Segundo-tenente Guarda-marinha and
Subtenente
Aspirante (Naval School) Aspirante (others) Cadete
 Romania
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Romania-Army-OF-10.svg Romania-Navy-OF-9.svg Romania-Navy-OF-8.svg Romania-Navy-OF-7.svg Romania-Navy-OF-6.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-9.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-8.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-7.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-4.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-2.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-1b.svg No equivalent
Mareșal Amiral Viceamiral Contraamiral Contraamiral de Flotilă Comandor Căpitan-Comandor Locotenent-Comandor Căpitan Locotenent Aspirant
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
San Marino San Marino No navy
Serbia Serbia
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No equivalent 18-Serbian Navy-ADM.svg 17-Serbian Navy-VADM.svg 16-Serbian Navy-RADM.svg 15-Serbian Navy-CDRE.svg 14-Serbian Navy-CAPT.svg 13-Serbian Navy-CDR.svg 12-Serbian Navy-LCDR.svg 11-Serbian Navy-LT.svg 10-Serbian Navy-LTJG.svg 09-Serbian Navy-ENS.svg Unknown
Admiral
Адмирал
Vice admiral
Вице Адмирал
Counter admiral
Контра Адмирал
Commodore
Комодор
Captain
Капетан Бојног Брода
Commander
Капетан Фрегате
Lieutenant commander
Капетан Корвете
Lieutenant
Поручник Фрегате
Lieutenant junior grade
Поручник Корвете
Ensign
Потпоручник
 Slovakia No navy
Slovenia Slovenia
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No equivalent Generic-Navy-O12.svg Generic-Navy-O11.svg Generic-Navy-O10.svg Generic-Navy-O9.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 Kontraadmiral Kapitan Kapitan Bojni Ladje Kapitan Fregate Kapitan Korvete Poročnik Fregate Poročnik Korvete Podporočnik
 Spain
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Spanish-Navy-OF10.svg Spanish-Navy-OF9.svg Spanish-Navy-OF8.svg Spanish-Navy-OF7.svg Spanish-Navy-OF6.svg Spanish-Navy-OF5.svg Spanish-Navy-OF4.svg Spanish-Navy-OF3.svg Spanish-Navy-OF2.svg Spanish-Navy-OF1A.svg Spanish-Navy-OF1B.svg 12arma 13arma 14arma 15arma
Capitán general[note 3] Almirante general Almirante Vice almirante Contra almirante Capitán de navío Capitán de fragata Capitán de corbeta Teniente de navío Alférez de navío Alférez de fragata Guardiamarina 2 Guardiamarina 1 Alumno 2 Alumno 1
Sweden Sweden
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No equivalent OF-9 Amiral FL hylsa.jpg OF-8 Viceamiral FL hylsa.jpg OF-7 Konteramiral FL hylsa.jpg OF-6 Flottiljamiral FL hylsa.jpg 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
Amiral Viceamiral Konteramiral Flottiljamiral Kommendör Kommendörkapten Örlogskapten Kapten Löjtnant Fänrik
Switzerland Switzerland No navy
Turkey Turkey
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Generic-Navy-O12.svg Generic-Navy-O11.svg Turkish-Navy-OF8.svg Generic-Navy-O10.svg Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O6.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg POR-Navy-OFD.svg Various [note 4]
Büyükamiral Oramiral Koramiral Tümamiral Tuğamiral Albay Yarbay Binbaşı Yüzbaşı Üsteğmen Teğmen Asteğmen Bahriyeli
Ukraine Ukraine
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No equivalent Ukraine-Navy-OF-9.svg Ukraine-Navy-OF-8.svg Ukraine-Navy-OF-7.svg Ukraine-Navy-OF-6.svg Ukraine-Navy-OF-5.svg Ukraine-Navy-OF-4.svg Ukraine-Navy-OF-3.svg Ukraine-Navy-OF-2.svg Ukraine-Navy-OF-1c.svg Ukraine-Navy-OF-1b.svg Ukraine-Navy-OF-1a.svg No equivalent
Admiral
Адмірал
Vice Admiral
Віце-адмірал
Counter Admiral
Контр-адмірал
Counter Admiral (junior grade)
Контр-адмірал (nyzhnya polovyna)
First rank Captain
Капітан I рангу
Second rank captain
Капітан II рангу
Third rank captain
Капітан III рангу
Captain lieutenant
Капітан-лейтенант
Senior lieutenant
Старший лейтенант
Lieutenant
Лейтенант
Junior Lieutenant
Молодший лейтенант
United Kingdom
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British Royal Navy OF-10-collected British Royal Navy OF-9-collected British Royal Navy OF-8-collected British Royal Navy OF-7-collected United Kingdom-Navy-OF-6-collected UK-Navy-OF-5-collected UK-Navy-OF-4-collected UK-Navy-OF-3-collected UK-Navy-OF-2-collected UK-Navy-OF-1b-collected British Royal Navy OF-1a.svgUK-Navy-OFD UK-Navy-OFStudent.svg
Admiral of the Fleet Admiral Vice admiral Rear admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Sub lieutenant Midshipman Officer Cadet
United Kingdom United Kingdom
(Royal Marines)

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Field marshal General Lieutenant-general Major-general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant-colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second lieutenant Officer cadet No equivalent
Captain General
Royal Marines
General Lieutenant-general Major-general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant-colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second lieutenant Officer cadet
Vatican City Vatican City 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

Remark:
NATO STANAG 2116 lists Officer Designates (listed here as OF(D)) of some countries alongside OF-1 ranks.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Title; Honorary or posthumous rank; war time rank; ceremonial rank
  2. ^ Title; Honorary or posthumous rank; war time rank; ceremonial rank. For example, in Spain this rank is held solely by H.M. the King of Spain.
  3. ^ The King only
  4. ^ Student officer insignia denotes school grade rather than military seniority.

References

Comparative navy enlisted ranks of the Americas

Rank comparison chart of navies of North and South American 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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