Military ranks of Ecuador

The Military ranks of Ecuador are the military insignia used by the Armed Forces of Ecuador.

As in Chile and Venezuela, its system of ranks and insignia is based on the Prussian one, introduced in early 1900s.

Commissioned officers

Different rank insignia are used by officers of the Army, Navy and Air Force.

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
Ecuador Ecuador
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No equivalent 17.ECA-GEN.svg 16.ECA-MG.svg 15.ECA-BG.svg No equivalent 14.ECA-COL.svg 13.ECA-LTC.svg 12.ECA-MAJ.svg 11.ECA-CAPT.svg 10.ECA-1LT.svg 09.ECA-2LT.svg Unknown
Army general
General de Ejército
Divisional general
General de división
Brigadier general
General de brigada
Colonel
Coronel
Lieutenant colonel
Teniente coronel
Major
Mayor
Captain
Capitán
Lieutenant
Teniente
Second lieutenant
Subteniente
Ecuador Ecuador
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No equivalent 23.Ecuadorian Navy-ADM.svg23.Ecuadorian Navy-ADM-(Sleeve).svg 22.Ecuadorian Navy-VADM.svg22.Ecuadorian Navy-VADM-(Sleeve).svg 21.Ecuadorian Navy-RADM.svg21.Ecuadorian Navy-RADM-(Sleeve).svg No equivalent 20.Ecuadorian Navy-CPT.svg 19.Ecuadorian Navy-CDR.svg 18.Ecuadorian Navy-LCDR.svg 17.Ecuadorian Navy-LT.svg 16.Ecuadorian Navy-LTJG.svg 15.Ecuadorian Navy-ENS.svg 14.Ecuadorian Navy-SO4.svg 13.Ecuadorian Navy-SO3.svg 12.Ecuadorian Navy-SO2.svg 11.Ecuadorian Navy-SO1.svg
Admiral
Almirante
Vice Admiral
Vicealmirante
Rear Admiral
Contralmirante
Captain
Capitán De Navío
Commander
Capitán De Fragata
Lieutenant Commander
Capitán De Corbeta
Lieutenant
Teniente De Navío
Lieutenant (junior grade)
Teniente De Fragata
Ensign
Alferez De Fragata
Student Officer 4th Class
Guardiamarina 4to Año
Student Officer 3rd Class
Guardiamarina 3er Año
Student Officer 2nd Class
Guardiamarina 2do Año
Student Officer 1st Class
Guardiamarina 1er Año
Ecuador Ecuador
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No equivalent 17.Ecuadorian Air Force-GEN.svg 16.Ecuadorian Air Force-LG.svg 15.Ecuadorian Air Force-MG.svg No equivalent 14.Ecuadorian Air Force-COL.svg 13.Ecuadorian Air Force-LTC.svg 12.Ecuadorian Air Force-MAJ.svg 11.Ecuadorian Air Force-CPT.svg 10.Ecuadorian Air Force-1LT.svg 09.Ecuadorian Air Force-2LT.svg Unknown
General of the Air
General del aire
Lieutenant general
Teniente general
Major general
Brigadier general
Colonel
Coronel
Lieutenant colonel
Teniente coronel
Major
Mayor
Captain
Capitán
Lieutenant
Teniente
Second lieutenant
Subteniente
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
Ecuador Ecuador
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08.ECA-SSGM.svg 07.ECA-SGM.svg 06.ECA-MSG.svg 05.ECA-SSG.svg No equivalent 04.ECA-SGT.svg 03.ECA-CPL.svg 02.ECA-PFC.svg No equivalent 01.ECA-PV.svg
Senior Sergeant Major
Sub-Oficial Mayor
Sergeant Major
Sub-Oficial Primero
Master Sergeant
Sub-Oficial Segundo
Staff Sergeant
Sargento Primero
Sergeant
Sargento Segundo
Corporal
Cabo Primero
Lance Corporal
Cabo Segundo
Private
Soldado
Ecuador Ecuador
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10.Ecuadorian Navy-FFMCPO.svg 09.Ecuadorian Navy-MCPO.svg 08.Ecuadorian Navy-CPO.svg 07.Ecuadorian Navy-PO1.svg No equivalent 06.Ecuadorian Navy-PO2.svg 05.Ecuadorian Navy-PO3 04.Ecuadorian Navy-SM 03.Ecuadorian Navy-SA 02.Ecuadorian Navy-SR1 01.Ecuadorian Navy-SR2
Fleet Force Master Chief Petty Officer
Sub-Oficial Mayor
Master Chief Petty Officer
Sub-Oficial Primero
Chief Petty Officer
Sub-Oficial Segundo
Petty Officer First Class
Sargento Primero
Petty Officer Second Class
Sargento Segundo
Petty Officer Third Class
Cabo Primero
Seaman
Cabo Segundo
Seaman Apprentice
Marinero
Seaman Recruit 2nd Class
Grumete 2do Año
Seaman Recruit 1st Class
Grumete 1er Año
Ecuador Ecuador
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08.Ecuadorian Air Force-SSGM.svg 07.Ecuadorian Air Force-SGM.svg 06.Ecuadorian Air Force-MSG.svg 05.Ecuadorian Air Force-SSG.svg No equivalent 04.Ecuadorian Air Force-SGT.svg 03.Ecuadorian Air Force-CPL.svg 02.Ecuadorian Air Force-PFC.svg No equivalent 01.Ecuadorian Air Force-PVT.svg
Senior Sergeant Major
Sub-Oficial Mayor
Sergeant Major
Sub-Oficial Primero
Master Sergeant
Sub-Oficial Segundo
Staff Sergeant
Sargento Primero
Sergeant
Sargento Segundo
Corporal
Cabo Primero
Lance Corporal
Cabo Segundo
Private
Soldado
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

References

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.

Outline of Ecuador

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Ecuador:

Ecuador – representative democratic republic in South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, by Peru on the east and south, and by the Pacific Ocean to the west. The country also includes the Galápagos Islands (Archipiélago de Colón) in the Pacific, about 965 kilometers (600 mi) west of the mainland. Ecuador straddles the equator, from which it takes its name, and has an area of 256,371 square kilometers (98,985 sq mi). Its capital city is Quito, and its largest city is Guayaquil.

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