Military ranks of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces

The military ranks of Brunei are the military insignia used by the Royal Brunei Armed Forces. Given its history the rank insignia follow the former British influence with adaptations for Brunei conditions, the RBAF having started as an infantry regiment with air and naval assets. The rank insignia used today, through, are similar to those used in Malaysia.

Commissioned Officers

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for 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
Brunei Brunei
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20.RBrLF-FM.svg 19.RBrLF-GEN.svg 18.RBrLF-LG.svg 17.RBrLF-MG.svg 16.RBrLF-BG.svg 15.RBrLF-COL.svg 14.RBrLF-LTC.svg 13.RBrLF-MAJ.svg 12.RBrLF-CAPT.svg 11.RBrLF-1LT.svg 10.RBrLF-2LT.svg 09.RBrLF-OC.svg
Field Marshal General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet
Brunei Brunei
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19.RBrN-FM.svgGeneric-Navy-O12.svg 18.RBrN-GEN.svgGeneric-Navy-O11.svg 17.RBrN-LG.svgGeneric-Navy-O10.svg 16.RBrN-MG.svgGeneric-Navy-O9.svg 15.RBrN-BG.svgGeneric-Navy-O8.svg 14.RBrN-COL.svgGeneric-Navy-O7.svg 13.RBrN-LTC.svgGeneric-Navy-O5.svg 12.RBrN-MAJ.svgGeneric-Navy-O4.svg 11.RBrN-CAPT.svgGeneric-Navy-O3.svg 10.RBrN-1LT.svgGeneric-Navy-O2.svg 09.RBrN-2LT.svgGeneric-Navy-O1.svg 08.RBrN-OC.svg
Laksamana Armada Laksamana Laksamana madya Laksamana muda Laksamana pertama Kapten Komander Leftenan Komander Leftenan Leftenan madya Leftenan muda Pegawai kadet
Brunei Brunei
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20.RBrAF-FM.svg 19.RBrAF-GEN.svg 18.RBrAF-LG.svg 17.RBrAF-MG.svg 16.RBrAF-BG.svg 15.RBrAF-COL.svg 14.RBrAF-LTC.svg 13.RBrAF-MAJ.svg 12.RBrAF-CAPT.svg 11.RBrAF-1LT.svg 10.RBrAF-2LT.svg 09.RBrAF-OC.svg
Air
Marshal
General Lieutenant
General
Major
General
Brigadier
General
Colonel Lieutenant
Colonel
Major Captain First
Lieutenant
Second
Lieutenant
Officer
Cadet
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

Unlike most Commonwealth armed forces, Brunei has maintained 4 warrant officer ranks, used in conjunction with the standard Commonwealth NCO and enlisted personnel and ratings ranks. The following are 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
Brunei Brunei
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Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Company Sergeant Major Staff Sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Corporal Lance Corporal No insignia
Force Sergeant Major Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Company Sergeant Major Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Brunei Brunei
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08.RBrLF-FSGM 06.RBrN-WO1 05.RBrN-WO2 04.RBrN-SSG 03.RBrN-SGT No equivalent 02.RBrN-CPL 01.RBrN-LCPL No insignia
Navy Sergeant Major Warrant Officer 1st Class Warrant Officer 2nd Class Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Brunei Brunei
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08.RBrAF-FSGM 07.RBrAF-WO1 06.RBrAF-WO2 04.RBrAF-SSG 03.RBrAF-SGT No equivalent 02.RBrAF-CPL 01.RBrAF-LCPL No insignia
Force SergeantMajor Warrant Officer
Class I
Warrant Officer
Class II
Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
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