Military ranks of Burundi

The Military ranks of Burundi are the military insignia used by the Military of Burundi. Being a former colony of Belgium, Burundi shares a rank structure similar to that of Belgium. Burundi is a landlocked country, and does therefore not possess a navy.

Commissioned officers

Army ranks

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
Burundi Burundi
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No equivalent
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Général de brigade Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant Capitaine-Commandant Capitaine Lieutenant Sous-Lieutenant

Enlisted

Army ranks

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Burundi Burundi
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Burundi-Army-OR-9.svg Burundi-Army-OR-8.svg Burundi-Army-OR-7 Burundi-Army-OR-6 Burundi-Army-OR-5 No equivalent Burundi-Army-OR-4 Burundi-Army-OR-2 No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1
Adjudant-chef
Warrant Officer Class 2
Adjudant
Sergeant Major
Première sergent major
Senior Sergeant
Première sergent
Sergeant
Sergent
Corporal
Caporal
Private First Class
Soldat première classe
Private
Soldat

References

National Defence Force (Burundi)

The National Defence Force (French: Force de defense nationale, or FDN) is the state military organisation responsible for the defence of Burundi.

A general staff (État-Major Général) commands the armed forces, consisting of a joint staff (État-Major inter-armes); a training staff (État-Major de la Formation), and a logistics staff (État-Major de la Logistique). Naval and aviation commands exist, as well as specialised units.

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