Military ranks of Bhutan

The Military ranks of Bhutan are the military insignia used by the Military of Bhutan. Bhutan is a landlocked country, and does therefore not possess a navy. Additionally, Bhutan does not have an air force. India is responsible for military training, arms supplies and the air defense of Bhutan.[1]

Commissioned 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
Bhutan Bhutan
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17.Bhutan Army-FM.svg 16.Bhutan Army-GEN.svg 15.Bhutan Army-LG.svg 14.Bhutan Army-MG.svg 13.Bhutan Army-BG.svg 12.Bhutan Army-COL.svg 11.Bhutan Army-LTC.svg 10.Bhutan Army-MAJ.svg 09.Bhutan Army-CAPT.svg 08.Bhutan Army-1LT.svg 07.Bhutan Army-2LT.svg No equivalent
Field
Marshal
General Lieutenant
General
Major
General
Brigadier
General
Colonel Lieutenant
Colonel
Major Captain First
Lieutenant
Second
Lieutenant

Enlisted

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Bhutan Bhutan
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06.Bhutan Army-WO1 05.Bhutan Army-WO2 04.Bhutan Army-WO3 03.Bhutan Army-SGT No equivalent 02.Bhutan Army-CPL 01.Bhutan Army-LCPL No insignia
Warrant Officer 1st Class
Dimpon Wom I
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Dimpon Wom II
Warrant Officer 3rd Class
Dimpon Wom III
Sergeant
Pelpon
Corporal
Peljab
Lance Corporal
Gopa
Private

References

  1. ^ "Eastern air command chief visits Bhutan". Kuensel. 10 May 2002. Archived from the original on 5 November 2006.

External links

  • Močoch, Pavel (9 March 2013). "Royal Bhutan Army". uniforminsignia.org. The International Encyclopedia of Uniform Insignia. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
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.

Royal Bhutan Army

The Royal Bhutan Army (RBA; Dzongkha: བསྟན་སྲུང་དམག་སྡེ་ patan-srung mak-de), is a branch of the armed forces of the Kingdom of Bhutan responsible for maintaining the country's territorial integrity and sovereignty against security threats. The King of Bhutan is the Supreme Commander in Chief of the RBA. The Chief Operations Officer is Goonglon Gongma (Lt. Gen.) Batoo Tshering.The RBA includes the Royal Body Guards (RBG), an elite branch of the armed forces responsible for the security of the King, the Royal Family and other Officials.It was customary, but not obligatory, for one son from each Bhutanese family to serve in the army. In addition, militia may be recruited during emergencies. It may, from time to time, be called on to assist the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) in maintaining law and order.

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