Military ranks of Rwanda

The Military ranks of Rwanda are the military insignia used by the Rwandan Defence Forces. Rwanda is a landlocked country, and does therefore not possess a navy. Formerly using a ranking system used by Belgium, it later adopted British-style military ranks and insignias.

Commissioned Officers

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the army 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
Rwanda Rwanda
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No equivalent 16-Rwanda Army-GEN.svg 15-Rwanda Army-LG.svg 14-Rwanda Army-MG.svg 13-Rwanda Army-BG.svg 12-Rwanda Army-COL.svg 11-Rwanda Army-LTC.svg 10-Rwanda Army-MAJ.svg 09-Rwanda Army-CPT.svg 08-Rwanda Army-1LT.svg 07-Rwanda Army-2LT.svg Unknown
Général Lieutenant général Général-major Général de brigade Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captaine Lieutenant Sous-lieutenant
Rwanda Rwanda
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No equivalent 16-Rwanda Air Force-GEN.svg 15-Rwanda Air Force-LG.svg 14-Rwanda Air Force-MG.svg 13-Rwanda Air Force-BG.svg 12-Rwanda Air Force-COL.svg 11-Rwanda Air Force-LTC.svg 10-Rwanda Air Force-MAJ.svg 09-Rwanda Air Force-CPT.svg 08-Rwanda Air Force-1LT.svg 07-Rwanda Air Force-2LT.svg Unknown
Général Lieutenant général Général-major Général de brigade Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captaine Lieutenant Sous-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
Rwanda Rwanda
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06-Rwanda Army-WO1.svg 05-Rwanda Army-WO2.svg 04-Rwanda Army-SGM.svg 03-Rwanda Army-SSG.svg 02-Rwanda Army-SGT.svg No equivalent 01-Rwanda Army-CPL.svg No equivalent No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1
Adjudant-chef
Warrant Officer Class 2
Adjudant
Sergeant Major
Sergent-major
First Sergeant
1er Sergeant
Sergeant
Sergent
Corporal
Caporal
Private
Soldate
Rwanda Rwanda
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06-Rwanda Air Force-WO1.svg 05-Rwanda Air Force-WO2.svg 04-Rwanda Air Force-SGM.svg 03-Rwanda Air Force-SSG.svg 02-Rwanda Air Force-SGT.svg No equivalent 01-Rwanda Air Force-CPL.svg No equivalent No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1
Adjudant-chef
Warrant Officer Class 2
Adjudant
Sergeant Major
Sergent-major
First Sergeant
1er Sergeant
Sergeant
Sergent
Corporal
Caporal
Private
Soldate
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

References

Military ranks and insignia by country
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Europe
Oceania
Post-Soviet states
Commonwealth of Nations
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