Military ranks of Tunisia

The Military ranks of Tunisia are the military insignia used by the Tunisian Armed Forces. Being a former colony of France, Tunisia shares a rank structure similar to that of France.

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
Tunisia Tunisia
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Army corps general Major general Brigadier general Major Colonel Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Tunisia Tunisia
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Generic-Navy-O11.svg Generic-Navy-O10.svg Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg A VNN-OF-2.svg A VNN-OF-1B.svg A VNN-OF-1A.svg No equivalent
Vice-amiral d'escadre Vice-amiral Contre-amiral Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1re classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe
Tunisia Tunisia
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No equivalent
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Army corps general Major general Brigadier General Major Colonel Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Major Captain 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, 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
Tunisia Tunisia
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Grade Marine tunisienne E8.png Grade Marine tunisienne E7.png Grade Marine tunisienne E6.png No equivalent Grade Marine tunisienne E5.png Grade Marine tunisienne E4.png Grade Marine tunisienne E3.png Grade Marine tunisienne E2.png Grade Marine tunisienne E1.png Grade Marine tunisienne E0.png
Sergeant Major
Adjudant-major
Master Sergeant
Adjudant-chef
Sergeant 1st class
Adjudant
Staff Sergeant
Sergent-chef
Sergeant
Sergent
Master Corporal
Caporal-chef
Corporal
Caporal
Private First Class
Soldat de première classe
Private
Soldat
Tunisia Tunisia
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Maître principal Premier maître Maître Second-Maître de 1ère classe Second-Maître de 2ème classe Quartier-maître de 1ère classe Quartier-maître de 2ème classe Matelot breveté Matelot
Tunisia Tunisia
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Sergeant Major
Adjudant-chef Major
Master Sergeant
Adjudant-chef
Sergeant 1st class
Adjudant
Staff Sergeant
Sergent-chef
Sergeant
Sergent
Corporal
Caporal-chef
Lance Corporal
Caporal
Private First Class
Soldat Première
Private
Soldat
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.

Tunisian Armed Forces

The Tunisian Armed Forces (Arabic: القوات المسلحة التونسية‎) consist of the Tunisian Army, Air Force and Navy.

As of 2012, Tunisia had an army of 40,500 personnel equipped with 84 main battle tanks and 48 light tanks. The Air Force had 4,000 personnel, 27 combat aircraft and 43 helicopters. The navy numbered 4,800 operating 25 patrol boats and 6 other craft. Paramilitary forces consisted of a 12,000-member national guard. Tunisia participates in United Nations peacekeeping efforts in the DROC (MONUSCO) and Côte d'Ivoire. Previous United Nations peacekeeping deployments for the Tunisian armed forces have included Cambodia (UNTAC), Namibia (UNTAG), Somalia, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia/Eritrea (UNMEE), and the 1960s mission in the Congo, ONUC.

The former minister of defence was Rachid Sabbagh.

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