Rank insignia of the Manchukuo Imperial Army
The following is a table showing the military ranks and insignia used by the Manchukuo Imperial Army during its existence, from its founding in 1932 until the Soviet invasion in 1945. Initially the armed forces Manchukuo used the same exact rank system and insignia as the Imperial Japanese Army, but in 1937 they were given their own unique collar tabs to represent ranks. The major difference was that the color was changed from the red used by the IJA to maroon. Collar badges were also worn, colored by branch of service. It was black for the military police, red for infantry, green for cavalry, yellow for artillery, brown for engineers and blue for the transport corps.
|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|
|General of the Army||General||Lieutenant General||Major General||Colonel||Lieutenant Colonel||Major||Captain||First Lieutenant||Second Lieutenant|
Enlisted and NCO ranks
|Manchukuo (Edit)||50px||No equivalent||No equivalent||50px||50px||50px||50px||50px||50px|
|Warrant officer||Sergeant Major||Sergeant||Corporal||Superior Private||Private 1st Class||Private|
- Jowett (2004), pp. 111-113