Military ranks of Eritrea

The Military ranks of Eritrea are the military insignia used by the Eritrean Defence Forces.

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
Eritrea Eritrea
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No equivalent
13. ELF-MG.svg 12. ELF-BG.svg 11. ELF-COL.svg 10. ELF-LTC.svg 09. ELF-MAJ.svg 08. ELF-CAPT.svg 07. ELF-1LT.svg 06. ELF-2LT.svg Unknown
Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second lieutenant
Eritrea Eritrea
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No equivalent
13. EAF-MG.svg 12. EAF-BG.svg 11. EAF-COL.svg 10. EAF-LTC.svg 09. EAF-MAJ.svg 08. EAF-CAPT.svg 07. EAF-1LT.svg 06. EAF-2LT.svg Unknown
Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second lieutenant
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 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
Eritrea Eritrea
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No equivalent 05. ELF-MSG.svg No equivalent 04. ELF-SSG.svg 03. ELF-SGT.svg 02. ELF-CPL.svg No equivalent 01. ELF-PFC.svg No insignia
Master Sergeant Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Private 1st Class Private
Eritrea Eritrea
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No equivalent 05. EAF-MSG.svg No equivalent 04. EAF-SSG.svg 03. EAF-SGT.svg 02. EAF-CPL.svg No equivalent 01. EAF-PFC.svg No insignia
Master Sergeant Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Private 1st Class Private
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

References

Eritrean Defence Forces

The Eritrean Defence Forces military role stems from Eritrea's strategic geographical location. It is located on the Red Sea with a foothold on the Straits of Bab al-Mandeb.

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