Military ranks of Mauritania

The Military ranks of Mauritania are the military insignia used by the Military of Mauritania.

Officers

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the ground forces, 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
Mauritania Mauritania
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No equivalent
14.Mauritania Air Force-MG.svg 13.Mauritania Air Force-BG.svg Mauritania-Army-OF-5.svg Mauritania-Army-OF-4.svg Mauritania-Army-OF-3.svg Mauritania-Army-OF-2.svg Mauritania-Army-OF-1b.svg Mauritania-Army-OF-1a.svg Unknown
Général de division
لواء
Général de brigade
عميد
Colonel
عقيد
Lieutenant-Colonel
مقدم
Commandant
رائد
Capitaine
نقيب
Lieutenant
ملازم أول
Sous-Lieutenant
ملازم
Mauritania Mauritania
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No equivalent
14.Mauritania Air Force-MG.svg 13.Mauritania Air Force-BG.svg Mauritania-Navy-OF-5.svg Mauritania-Navy-OF-4.svg Mauritania-Navy-OF-3.svg Mauritania-Navy-OF-2.svg Mauritania-Navy-OF-1b.svg Mauritania-Navy-OF-1a.svg No equivalent
Général de division Général de brigade Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1re classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe
Mauritania Mauritania
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No equivalent
14.Mauritania Air Force-MG.svg 13.Mauritania Air Force-BG.svg Mauritania-AirForce-OF-5.svg Mauritania-AirForce-OF-4.svg Mauritania-AirForce-OF-3.svg Mauritania-AirForce-OF-2.svg Mauritania-AirForce-OF-1b.svg Mauritania-AirForce-OF-1a.svg Unknown
Général de division
لواء
Général de brigade
عميد
Colonel
عقيد
Lieutenant-Colonel
مقدم
Commandant
رائد
Capitaine
نقيب
Lieutenant
ملازم أول
Sous-Lieutenant
ملازم
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
Mauritania Mauritania
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Mauritania-Army-OR-9.svg Mauritania-Army-OR-8.svg No equivalent Mauritania-Army-OR-6.svg Mauritania-Army-OR-5.svg No equivalent Mauritania-Army-OR-3.svg No equivalent Mauritania-Army-OR-1.svg
Warrant Officer Class 1
Adjudant-chef
Warrant Officer Class 2
Adjudant
Staff Sergeant
Sergent-chef
Sergeant
Sergent
Corporal
Caporal
Private
Soldat 2e classe
Mauritania Mauritania
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Mauritania-Navy-OR-9.svg Mauritania-Navy-OR-8.svg No equivalent Mauritania-Navy-OR-6.svg Mauritania-Navy-OR-5.svg No equivalent Mauritania-Navy-OR-3.svg No equivalent Mauritania-Navy-OR-1.svg
Master Chief Petty Officer
Maitre-principal
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Premier maitre
Chief Petty Officer
Maitre
Petty Officer 1st Class
Second maitre
Petty Officer 3rd Class
Quartier-maitre
Seaman
Matelot
Mauritania Mauritania
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Mauritania-AirForce-OR-9.svg Mauritania-AirForce-OR-8.svg No equivalent Mauritania-AirForce-OR-6.svg Mauritania-AirForce-OR-5.svg No equivalent Mauritania-AirForce-OR-3.svg No equivalent Mauritania-AirForce-OR-1.svg
Warrant Officer Class 1
Adjudant-chef
Warrant Officer Class 2
Adjudant
Staff Sergeant
Sergent-chef
Sergeant
Sergent
Lance Corporal
Caporal
Private
Soldat 2e classe
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

References

Armed Forces of Mauritania

The Armed Forces of Mauritania (Arabic: الجيش الوطني الموريتاني‎) is the defence force of Mauritania, having an army, navy, air force, gendarmerie, and presidential guard. Other services include the national guard and national police, though they both are subordinated to the Ministry of the Interior. As of 2010, the Mauritanian armed forces budget was 5.5% of the country's GDP.

The military forces of Mauritania are listed by the IISS Military Balance 2007 as comprising 15,870 personnel with an additional 5,000 paramilitaries, in the national gendarmerie. The Navy (Marine Mauritanienne) has 620 personnel and 10 patrol and coastal combatants, with bases at Nouadhibou and Nouakchott. The CIA reports that the navy includes naval infantry. The small Air Force (Force Aerienne Islamique de Mauritanie, FAIM) has 250 personnel, 2 FTB-337 aircraft, 15 transport aircraft of various types, and 4 SF-260E trainers. The 5,000 paramilitaries are divided in the National Gendarmerie (3,000), and the National Guard (2,000) who both report to the Ministry of the Interior. Other paramilitary services reported by the CIA in 2001 include the National Police, Presidential Guard.

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