Military ranks of the Mongolian People's Republic

The Military ranks of Mongolian People's Republic were the military insignia used by the Mongolian People's Army. Being a Satellite state of the Soviet Union, the Mongolian People's Republic shared a similar rank structure to those used by the Soviet Armed Forces.

1927–1936

Enlisted

1936–1940

Higher commanders

Designation Higher commanders
Rank
insignia
Gymnastjorka Mongolia-Army-OF-10-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-9-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-8-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-7-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-6-1936
Sleeve chevron Mongolia-Army-OF-10-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OF-9-1936-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OF-8-1936-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OF-7-1936-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OF-6-1936-cuff.svg
Rank designation Marshal Army general Corps general Divisional general Brigadier general
(native designation) (Маршал) (Аpмийн генерал) (Корпус генерал) (Дивиз генерал) (Бригадын генерал)
OF-equivalent OF10 OF9 OF8 OF7 OF6

Middle and senior commanders

Designation Senior commanders Middle-level commanders
Rank
insignia
Gymnastjorka Mongolia-Army-OF-5-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-3-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-2-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-1b-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-1a-1936
Sleeve chevron None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg
Rank designation Colonel Major Captain Senior Lieutenant Lieutenant
(native designation) (Хурандаа) (Хошууч) (Ахмад) (ахлах дэслэгч) (дэслэгч)
OF-equivalent OF5 OF3 OF2 OF1

Junior commanders and enlisted men

Designation Junior commanders Enlisted men
Rank
insignia
Gymnastjorka None.svg None.svg None.svg Mongolia-Army-OR-1-1936
Sleeve chevron Mongolia-Army-OR-1936-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OR-1936-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OR-1936-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OR-1936-cuff.svg
Rank designation Master sergeant Quartermaster Platoon Leader Assistant Private
(native designation) () () () ()
OF-equivalent OR? OR? OR? OR?

1940–1944

Higher commanders

Designation Higher commanders
Rank
insignia
Gymnastjorka Mongolia-Army-OF-10-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-9-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-8-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-7-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-6-1936
Sleeve chevron Mongolia-Army-OF-10-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OF-9-1936-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OF-8-1936-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OF-7-1936-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OF-6-1936-cuff.svg
Rank designation Marshal Army general Corps general Divisional general Brigadier general
(native designation) (Маршал) (Аpмийн генерал) (Корпус генерал) (Дивиз генерал) (Бригадын генерал)
OF-equivalent OF10 OF9 OF8 OF7 OF6

Middle and senior commanders

Designation Senior commanders Middle-level commanders
Rank
insignia
Gymnastjorka Mongolia-Army-OF-5-1944 Mongolia-Army-OF-5-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-3-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-2-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-1c-1940 Mongolia-Army-OF-1b-1936 Mongolia-Army-OF-1a-1936
Sleeve chevron None None None None None None None
Rank designation Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Senior Lieutenant Lieutenant Junior Lieutenant
(native designation) (Хурандаа) (Дэд хурандаа) (Хошууч) (Ахмад) (ахлах дэслэгч) (дэслэгч) (Бага Дэслэгч)
OF-equivalent OF5 OF4 OF3 OF2 OF1

Junior commanders and enlisted men

Designation Junior commanders Enlisted men
Rank
insignia
Gymnastjorka None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg Mongolia-Army-OR-1-1936
Sleeve chevron Mongolia-Army-OR-1936-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OR-1936-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OR-1936-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OR-1936-cuff.svg Mongolia-Army-OR-1936-cuff.svg
Rank designation Master sergeant Senior sergeant Sergeant Junior sergeant Private
(native designation) () () () () ()
OF-equivalent OR? OR? OR? OR? OR?

1944–1972

Officers

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
Mongolia Mongolia Marshal 1944-1972.png No equivalent Deslegch General 1944-1972.png Huranda General (Avitation) 1944-1972.png Hushuuch General 1944-1972.png Huranda (Artillery) 1944-1972.png Ded Huranda (Cavalry) 1944-1972.png Hushuuch (Transport) 1944-1972.png Ahmad (Medical) 1944-1972.png Ahlah Deslegch (Transport) 1944-1972.png Deslegch (Artillery) 1944-1972.png Baga Deslegch (Avitation) 1944-1972.png Unknown
Marshal Colonel General Major General Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second lieutenant Junior lieutenant

Enlisted

1972–1992

Officers

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
Mongolia Mongolia No equivalent
Mongolia-Army-OF-8-1972.svg Mongolia-Army-OF-7-1972.svg Mongolia-Army-OF-6-1972.svg Mongolia-Army-OF-5-1972.svg Mongolia-Army-OF-4-1972.svg Mongolia-Army-OF-3-1972.svg Ahmad 1972-1992.gif Ahlah Deslegch 1972-1992.gif Deslegch 1972-1992.gif Baga Deslegch 1972-1992.gif Unknown
Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second lieutenant Junior lieutenant

Enlisted

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Mongolia Mongolia Ahlagch 1972-1992.gif Ajiltnuudyn Türüüch 1972-1992.gif No equivalent Ahlah Turuuch 1972-1992.gif Turuuch 1972-1992.gif Baga Turuuch 1972-1992.gif No equivalent Ahlah Bayldagch 1972-1992.gif Bayldagch 1972-1992.gif
Sergeant major
Ahlagch
Staff Sergeant
Ajiltnuudyn Türüüch
Sergeant 1st class
Ahlah Turuuch
Sergeant
Turuuch
Corporal
Baga Turuuch
Private 1st class
Ahlah Bayldagch
Private
Bayldagch

References

Mongolian People's Army

The Mongolian People's Army (Mongolian: Монголын Ардын Арми or Монгол Ардын Хувьсгалт Цэрэг) or Mongolian People's Revolutionary Army was an institution of the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party constituting as the armed forces of the Mongolian People's Republic.

It was established on 18 March 1921 as a secondary army under Soviet Red Army command during the 1920s and during World War II. In 1992, the army's structure changed and then reorganized and renamed as the General Purpose Force.

Mongolian military ranks

The Military ranks of Mongolia are the military insignia used by the Mongolian Armed Forces and other military organisations such as Border defense troops, Internal troops, National emergency management agency, General executive agency of Court decision, General intelligence agency, and the State special security department.

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