Lithuanian military ranks and insignia

Lithuanian military ranks and insignia consist of the list and ordering of the different military ranks, for the officers, non-commissioned officers and soldiers of the modern Lithuanian Armed Forces. The ranks are visually represented by insignias placed on the uniforms.

Current

Officers

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the army, navy and air force respectively.

NATO code OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) Student officer
General officers (Generolai) Senior officers (Vyresnieji karininkai) Junior officers (Jaunesnieji karininkai)
Lithuania Lithuania
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21-Lithuania Army-LG.svg 20-Lithuania Army-MG.svg 19-Lithuania Army-BG.svg 18-Lithuania Army-COL.svg 17-Lithuania Army-LTC.svg 16-Lithuania Army-MAJ.svg 15-Lithuania Army-CPT.svg 14-Lithuania Army-1LT.svg 13-Lithuania Army-2LT.svg No equivalent SF kariūnas LKA.jpg
Generolas leitenantas Generolas majoras Brigados generolas Pulkininkas Pulkininkas leitenantas Majoras Kapitonas Vyresnysis leitenantas Leitenantas Kariūnas
Lithuania Lithuania
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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
Lithuania Lithuania
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No equivalent
21-Lithuania Air Force-LG.svg 20-Lithuania Air Force-MG.svg 19-Lithuania Air Force-BG.svg 18-Lithuania Air Force-COL.svg 17-Lithuania Air Force-LTC.svg 16-Lithuania Air Force-MAJ.svg 15-Lithuania Air Force-CPT.svg 14-Lithuania Air Force-1LT.svg 13-Lithuania Air Force-2LT.svg No equivalent None.svg
Generolas leitenantas Generolas majoras Brigados generolas Pulkininkas Pulkininkas leitenantas Majoras Kapitonas Vyresnysis leitenantas Leitenantas Kariūnas
Limitation
(as of 2012)[1]
< 9 < 30 < 127 < 375 N/A
NATO code OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) Student officer

Enlisted

The rank insignia for enlisted personnel for the army, navy and air force respectively.

NATO Code OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Lithuania Lithuania
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12-Lithuania Army-SGM.svg 11-Lithuania Army-MSG.svg 09-Lithuania Army-STSG.svg 07-Lithuania Army-SSG.svg 05-Lithuania Army-SGT.svg 04-Lithuania Army-CPL.svg 03-Lithuania Army-SPVT.svg 02-Lithuania Army-PVT.svg 01-Lithuania Army-JPVT.svg
Seržantas majoras Viršila Štabo seržantas Vyresnysis Seržantas Seržantas Grandinis Vyresnysis eilinis Eilinis Jaunesnysis eilinis
Lithuania Lithuania
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OR-9 vyresnysis laivūnas.jpg OR-8 laivūnas.jpg OR-7 štabo laivūnas specialistas.jpg OR-7 štabo laivūnas.jpg OR-6 vyresnysis seržantas specialistas.jpg OR-6 vyresnysis seržantas.jpg OR-5 seržantas specialistas.jpg OR-5 seržantas.jpg OR-4 grandinis.jpg OR-3 vyresnysis jūreivis.jpg OR-2 jūreivis.jpg OR-1 jaunesnysis jūreivis.jpg
Vyresnysis laivūnas Laivūnas Štabo laivūnas
specialistas
Štabo laivūnas Vyresnysis seržantas
specialistas
Vyresnysis seržantas Seržantas
specialistas
Seržantas Grandinis Vyresnysis jūreivis Jūreivis Jaunesnysis jūreivis
Lithuania Lithuania
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12-Lithuania Air Force-SGM.svg 11-Lithuania Air Force-MSG.svg 09-Lithuania Air Force-STSG.svg 07-Lithuania Air Force-SSG.svg 05-Lithuania Air Force-SGT.svg 04-Lithuania Air Force-CPL.svg 03-Lithuania Air Force-SPVT.svg 02-Lithuania Air Force-PVT.svg 01-Lithuania Air Force-JPVT.svg
Seržantas majoras Viršila Štabo seržantas Vyresnysis seržantas Seržantas Grandinis Vyresnysis eilinis Eilinis Jaunesnysis eilinis
NATO Code OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

Historical

1918-1940

See also

References

  1. ^ (in Lithuanian) Principinės kariuomenės struktūros 2012 metais, planuojamos principinės kariuomenės struktūros 2017 metais nustatymo, krašto apsaugos sistemos karių ribinių skaičių ir statutinių valstybės tarnautojų ribinio skaičiaus 2012 metais ir 2017 metais patvirtinimo įstatymas

External links

Index of Lithuania-related articles

The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to Lithuania.

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.

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