Nicaragua military ranks

The Military of Nicaragua's military ranks are shown here in this article. These were adopted in 2010 replacing the Cuba style ranks and their respective insignia that were used for a long time, and are based on the old ranks of the pre-1979 National Guard while general and flag officer insignia mirror the Sandinista practice post-1979. But for the first time, US style warrant officer rank insignia are now included.

Ranks

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
Nicaragua Nicaragua
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No equivalent Army general No equivalent Major General Brigade General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Lieutenant Unknown
General de Ejército Mayor General General de Brigada Coronel Teniente Coronel Mayor Capitán Teniente Primero Teniente
Nicaragua Nicaragua
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No equivalent
12-Nicaragua Navy-CDRE.svg 11-Nicaragua Navy-CAPT.svg 10-Nicaragua Navy-CDR.svg 09-Nicaragua Navy-LCDR.svg 08-Nicaragua Navy-LT.svg 07-Nicaragua Navy-LTJG.svg 06-Nicaragua Navy-ENS.svg 05-Nicaragua Navy-WO.svg
Contralmirante Capitán de Navío Capitán de Fragata Capitán de Corbeta Teniente de Navio Teniente de Fragata Teniente de Corbeta Alférez
Nicaragua Nicaragua
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No equivalent Army general No equivalent Major General Brigade General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Lieutenant Unknown
General de Ejército Mayor General General de Brigada Coronel Teniente Coronel Mayor Capitán Teniente Primero Teniente
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
Nicaragua Nicaragua
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07-Nicaragua Army-WO1.svg 06-Nicaragua Army-WO2.svg 05-Nicaragua Army-WO3.svg 04-Nicaragua Army-SFC 03-Nicaragua Army-SGT 02-Nicaragua Army-CPL No equivalent
01-Nicaragua Army-PVT No insignia
Suboficial Primero Suboficial Segundo Suboficial Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Sargento Tercero Soldado de Primera Soldado
Nicaragua Nicaragua
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No equivalent
04-Nicaragua Army-SFC 03-Nicaragua Army-SGT 02-Nicaragua Army-CPL No equivalent
01-Nicaragua Army-PVT No insignia
Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Sargento Tercero Marino de Primera Marino
Nicaragua Nicaragua
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07-Nicaragua Air Force-WO1.svg 06-Nicaragua Air Force-WO2.svg 05-Nicaragua Air Force-WO3.svg 04-Nicaragua Air Force-SFC 03-Nicaragua Air Force-SGT 02-Nicaragua Air Force-CPL No equivalent
01-Nicaragua Air Force-PVT No insignia
Suboficial Primero Suboficial Segundo Suboficial Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Sargento Tercero Soldado de Primera Soldado
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.

National Guard (Nicaragua)

The National Guard (Spanish: Guardia Nacional, otherwise known as la Guardia) was a militia and a gendarmerie created during the occupation of Nicaragua by the United States from 1909 to 1933. It became notorious for human rights abuses and corruption under the regime of the Somoza family.

Nicaraguan Armed Forces

The Nicaraguan Armed Forces are the military forces of Nicaragua.

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