Papua New Guinea Defence Force ranks

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Papua New Guinea military ranks are the military ranks of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force and are largely based on those of the United Kingdom.[1][2][3]

Commissioned 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) & Student officer
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Major General Brigadier
General
Colonel Lieutenant
Colonel
Major Captain First
Lieutenant
Second
Lieutenant
Officer Cadet

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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) & Student officer

Non-commissioned personnel

Army
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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Warrant Officer Class 1
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Warrant Officer Class 2
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Staff Sergeant
Plag Sajen
Sergeant
Sajen
Corporal
Kopil
Lance Corporal
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Private
Soldia
Navy

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Equivalent NATO
Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Air Force

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Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

Higher flag ranks and ceremonial ranks

Appointments to the most senior ranks are ceremonial, for the head of state and members of the royal family.[4]

Notes and references

  1. "Yodu and Mautu promoted as full Colonels". Loop PNG. Retrieved 26 April 2017.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Task Force Koa Moana arrives in Papua New Guinea [Image 4 of 6]". DVIDS. Retrieved 26 April 2017.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Three PNG Defence Force Officers to take Pilot Training in New Zealand". Youtube - EMTV Online. Retrieved 26 April 2017.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Prince Charles". Getty Images. Retrieved 26 April 2017.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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