Military ranks of Guyana

The Military ranks of Guyana are the military insignia used by the Guyana Defence Force. Being a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, Guyana shares a rank structure similar to that of the United Kingdom.

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
Guyana Guyana
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Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Commander in Chief rank insignia.svg Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Minister of Defence rank insignia.svg Guyana-Army-OF-8.svg Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Major General rank insignia.svg Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Brigadier General rank insignia.svg Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Colonel rank insignia.svg Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lt Colonel rank insignia.svg Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Major rank insignia.svg Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Captain rank insignia.svg Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lieutenant rank insignia.svg Guyana Defence Force (GDF) 2nd Lieutenant rank insignia.svg Guyana-Army-OF-(D).svg
Field Marshal General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second lieutenant Officer Cadet
Guyana
Guyana
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No equivalent
Guyana Rear Admiral Insignia.svg 11-Indian Navy-CDRE.svg 10-Indian Navy-CAPT.svg 09-Indian Navy-CDR.svg 08-Indian Navy-LCDR.svg 07-Indian Navy-LT.svg 08-Namibia Navy-LTJG.svg 06-Indian Navy-SLT.svg 07.RNO-MIDN.svg
Rear admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Lieutenant Junior Grade Sub
lieutenant
Midshipman
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
Guyana Guyana
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Coat of arms of Guyana None None None Zimbabwe-Army-OR-6 No equivalent Zimbabwe-Army-OR-4 Zimbabwe-Army-OR-3 No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2
(Technical)
Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Guyana Guyana
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None None None None No equivalent None No equivalent None No equivalent
Fleet Chief Petty Officer Chief Petty Officer Senior Petty Officer Petty officer Leading seaman Able seaman
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

References

Guyana Defence Force

The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) is the military service of Guyana.

Outline of Guyana

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

Guyana – previously known as British Guiana, is the only nation state of the Commonwealth of Nations on the mainland of South America. Bordered to the east by Suriname, to the south and southwest by Brazil and to the west by Venezuela, it is the third-smallest country on the mainland of South America. It is one of four non-Spanish-speaking territories on the continent, along with the countries of Brazil (Portuguese), Suriname (Dutch) and the French overseas region of French Guiana (French).

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