Military ranks of Angola

The Military ranks of Angola are the military insignia used by the Angolan Armed Forces. Being a former colony of Portugal, Angola shares a rank structure similar to that of Portugal.

Commissioned officers

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

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
Angola Angola
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No equivalent 17.AA-GE.svg Angola-Army-OF-9.svg Angola-Army-OF-8.svg Angola-Army-OF-7.svg Angola-Army-OF-5.svg Angola-Army-OF-4.svg Angola-Army-OF-3.svg Angola-Army-OF-2.svg Angola-Army-OF-1b.svg Angola-Army-OF-1a.svg Angola-Army-OF-(D).svg
General de Exército General Tenente General Brigadeiro General Coronel Tenente Coronel Major Capitão Tenente Sub-Tenente Aspirante
Angola Angola
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No equivalent None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg
Almirante da Armada Almirante Vice-almirante Contra-almirante Capitão de Mare Guerra Capitão de Fragata Capitão Teniente Tenente de Navio Tenente de Fragata Tenente de Corveta Sub-Tenente
Angola Angola
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No equivalent 17.ANAF-AM.svg 16.ANAF-GEN.svg 15.ANAF-LG.svg 14.ANAF-MG.svg 13.ANAF-COL.svg 12.ANAF-LTC.svg 11.ANAF-MAJ.svg 10.ANAF-CPT.svg 09.ANAF-1LT.svg 08.ANAF-2LT.svg 07.ANAF-WO.svg
Colonel General
General de Aviaçao
General
General
Lieutenant General
Tenente General
Major General
Brigadeiro General
Colonel
Coronel
Lieutenant Colonel
Teniente Coronel
Major
Mayor
Captain
Capitão
First Lieutenant
Premiero Teniente
Second Lieutenant
Segundo-Teniente
Officer Cadet
Aspirante
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

Enlisted

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

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Angola Angola
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No equivalent Angola-Army-OR-8.svg No equivalent Angola-Army-OR-6.svg Angola-Army-OR-5b.svg Angola-Army-OR-5a.svg Angola-Army-OR-4.svg Angola-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia No equivalent
Chief Master Sergeant
Sargent-chefe
Master Sergeant
Primeiro-sargento
Staff Sergeant
Segundo-sargento
Sergeant
Furriel
Corporal
Primeiro-cabo
Private 1st Class
Segundo-cabo
Private
Soldado
Angola Angola
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None.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg None.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg No equivalent No insignia
Sargento-maior Sargento-ajudante Primeiro-sargento Segundo-sargento Cabo Primeiro-marinheiro Grumete
Angola Angola
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No equivalent 06.ANAF-MSG.svg No equivalent 05.ANAF-SFC.svg 04.ANAF-SSG.svg 03.ANAF-SGT.svg 02.ANAF-CPL.svg 01.ANAF-PFC.svg No insignia No equivalent
Chief Master Sergeant
Sargent-chefe
Master Sergeant
Primeiro-sargento
Staff Sergeant
Segundo-sargento
Sergeant
Furriel
Corporal
Primeiro-cabo
Airman 1st Class
Segundo-cabo
Airman
Soldado
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

References

Angolan Armed Forces

The Angolan Armed Forces (Portuguese: Forças Armadas Angolanas) or FAA are the military of Angola.

The FAA include the General Staff of the Armed Forces and three components: the Army (Exército), the Navy (Marinha de Guerra) and the National Air Force (National Air Force). Reported total manpower in 2013 was about 107,000.The FAA is headed by Chief of the General Staff Geraldo Sachipengo Nunda since 2010, who reports to the Minister of National Defense, currently Salviano de Jesus Sequeira.

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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