Comparative army officer ranks of the Commonwealth

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Rank comparison chart of armies/ land forces of Commonwealth of Nations states.

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
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda
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No equivalent
50px 50px 50px File:10.RABDF-CAPT.svg File:09.RABDF-1LT.svg 08.RABDF-2LT.svg 07.RABDF-OC.svg
Colonel Lieutenant
Colonel
Major Captain First
Lieutenant
Second
Lieutenant
Officer
Cadet


Australia Australia
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50px 50px 50px Australian Army OF-7.svg 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px
Field Marshal General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet Staff Cadet


The Bahamas Bahamas
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No army


Bangladesh Bangladesh
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No equivalent 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px Unknown
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant


Barbados Barbados
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No equivalent
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Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet


Belize Belize
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No equivalent
Major-General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet
Major-General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet


Botswana Botswana
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No equivalent
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Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain 1st Lieutenant 2nd Lieutenant Officer Cadet


Brunei Brunei
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Filed marsyal Jeneral Leftenan jeneral Mejar jeneral Brigadier jeneral Kolonel Leftenan kolonel Mejar Kapten Leftenan Leftenan muda Officer cadet


Cameroon Cameroon
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No equivalent 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px Unknown
Général d'armée Général de corps d'armée Général de division Général de brigade Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant Capitaine Lieutenant Sous-Lieutenant


Canada Canada
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No Equivalent Cdn-Army-Gen(OF-9)-2014.svg Cdn-Army-LGen(OF-8)-2014.svg Cdn-Army-MGen(OF-7)-2014.svg Cdn-Army-BGen(OF-6)-2014.svg Cdn-Army-Col(OF-5)-2014.svg Cdn-Army-LtCol(OF-4)-2014 - Copy.svg Cdn-Army-Maj(OF-3)-2014 - Copy.svg Cdn-Army-Capt(OF-2)-2014.svg Cdn-Army-Lt(OF-1A)-2014.svg Cdn-Army-2Lt(OF-1)-2014.svg No Equivalent Cdn-Army-OC-2014.svg
General Lieutenant-General Major-General Brigadier-General Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet
Général Lieutenant-général Major-général Brigadier-général Colonel Lieutenant-colonel Major Capitaine Lieutenant Sous-lieutenant Élève-officier
Cyprus Cyprus
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No equivalent
Cyprus-Army-OF-8.svg Cyprus-Army-OF-7.svg Cyprus-Army-OF-6.svg Cyprus-Army-OF-5.svg Cyprus-Army-OF-4.svg Cyprus-Army-OF-3.svg Cyprus-Army-OF-2.svg Cyprus-Army-OF-1b.svg Cyprus-Army-OF-1a.svg No equivalent
Lieutenant general
Αντιστράτηγος
Major general
Υποστράτηγος
Brigadier
Ταξίαρχος
Colonel
Συνταγματάρχης
Lieutenant colonel
Αντισυνταγματάρχης
Major
Ταγματάρχης
Captain
Λοχαγός
Lieutenant
Υπολοχαγός
Second lieutenant
Ανθυπολοχαγός


Dominica Dominica
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No army


Fiji Fiji
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No equivalent
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Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet


Ghana Ghana
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50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px Unknown
Field Marshal General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd lieutenant


Grenada Grenada
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No army


Guyana Guyana
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50px 50px 50px Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Major General rank insignia.svg 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px
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Lieutenant Second lieutenant Ensign
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Field Marshal General Lieutenant general Major general Brigade general Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Officer Cadet


India India
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Field Marshal of the Indian Army.svg General of the Indian Army.svg Lieutenant General of the Indian Army.svg Major General of the Indian Army.svg Brigadier of the Indian Army.svg Colonel of the Indian Army.svg Lieutenant Colonel of the Indian Army.svg Major of the Indian Army.svg Captain of the Indian Army.svg Lieutenant of the Indian Army.svg Unknown
Field
Marshal
General Lieutenant
General
Major
General
Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant
Colonel
Major Captain 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
Jamaica Jamaica
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No equivalent
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Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet


Kenya Kenya
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No equivalent None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg Unknown
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd Lieutenant


Kiribati Kiribati
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No army


Lesotho Lesotho
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None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg Unknown
Field Marshal General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd lieutenant


Malawi Malawi
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No equivalent None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg Unknown
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd Lieutenant


Malaysia Malaysia
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50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px No insignia
Field Marshal
Fil Marsyal
General
Jeneral
Lieutenant General
Leftenan Jeneral
Major General
Mejar Jeneral
Brigadier General
Brigedier Jeneral
Colonel
Kolonel
Lieutenant Colonel
Leftenan Kolonel
Major
Mejar
Captain
Kapten
Lieutenant
Leftenan
Second Lieutenant
Leftenan Muda
Officer Cadet
Pegawai Kadet


Malta Malta
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No equivalent
14.Malta Army-BG.svg 13.Malta Army-COL.svg 12.Malta Army-LTC.svg 11.Malta Army-MAJ.svg 10.Malta Army-CAPT.svg 09.Malta Army-1LT.svg 08.Malta Army-2LT.svg No equivalent
Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant


Mauritius Mauritius
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No army


Mozambique Mozambique
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No equivalent
50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px Unknown
Coronel General Teniente General Major General Coronel Teniente Coronel Major Capitáo Teniente Aleférez


Namibia Namibia
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No equivalent 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px Unknown
General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd lieutenant


Nauru Nauru
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No army


New Zealand New Zealand
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No equivalent Lieutenant-General Major-General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Various
Field Marshal Lieutenant-General Major-General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet


Nigeria Nigeria
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None.svg 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px Unknown
Field Marshal General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant


Pakistan Pakistan
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OF-10 Pakistan Army.svg OF-9 Pakistan Army.svg OF-8 PakistanArmy.svg OF-7 Pakistan Army.svg OF-6 Pakistan Army.svg OF-5 Pakistan Army.svg OF-4 Pakistan Army.svg OF-3 Pakistan Army.svg OF-2 Pakistan Army.svg OF-1(B) Pakistan Army.svg OF-1(A) Pakistan Army.svg Unknown
Field marshal General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd Lieutenant


Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
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No equivalent
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Major General Brigadier
General
Colonel Lieutenant
Colonel
Major Captain First
Lieutenant
Second
Lieutenant
Officer Cadet


Rwanda Rwanda
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No equivalent 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px Unknown
General Lieutenant General General Major General de Brigade Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captaine Lieutenant Sous lieutenant


Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis
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No equivalent
Lieutenant-Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet
Lieutenant-Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet


Saint Lucia Grenada
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No army


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
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No army


Samoa Samoa
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No army


Seychelles Seychelles
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No equivalent
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Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain 1st Lieutenant Lieutenant Officer Cadet


Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
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No equivalent None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg Unknown
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant


Singapore Singapore
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No equivalent
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Senior lieutenant colonel Lieutenant colonel
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Professional Term Service Term Officer Cadet
Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second lieutenant


Solomon Islands Solomon Islands
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No army


South Africa South Africa
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No equivalent 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px
General
Generaal
Lieutenant General
Luitenant Generaal
Major General
Generaal-Majoor
Brigadier General
Brigadier Generaal
Colonel
Kolonel
Lieutenant Colonel
Luitenant Kolonel
Major
Majoor
Captain
Kaptein
Lieutenant
Luitenant
2nd Lieutenant
Tweede Luitenant
Candidate officer
Kandidaat Offisier


Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
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Field Marshal General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant


Swaziland Swaziland
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None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg Unknown
Field Marshal General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd lieutenant


Tanzania Tanzania
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No equivalent 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px Unknown
General
Jenerali
Lieutenant General
Luteni Jenerali
Major General
Meja Jenerali
Brigadier
Brigedia
Colonel
Kanali
Lieutenant Colonel
Luteni Kanali
Major
Meja
Captain
Kapteni
Lieutenant
Luteni wa Kwanza
2nd lieutenant
Luteni wa Pili


Tonga Tonga
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No equivalent
50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px None.svg
Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet


Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
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No equivalent
50px None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg 50px 50px 50px 50px
Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain 1st Lieutenant Lieutenant Officer Cadet


Tuvalu Tuvalu
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No army


Uganda Uganda
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No equivalent 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px 50px Unknown
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd Lieutenant


United Kingdom United Kingdom
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Field Marshal
General
Lieutenant-General
Major-General
Brigadier
Colonel
Lieutenant-Colonel
Major
Captain
Lieutenant
Second Lieutenant
Officer Cadet
Not Found
Field Marshal1 General Lieutenant-General Major-General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant-Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Cadet
Vanuatu Vanuatu
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No equivalent
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Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain 1st Lieutenant Lieutenant Officer Cadet


Zambia Zambia
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No equivalent None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg Unknown
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd 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

See also