Ranks and insignia of the Latvian National Armed Forces

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The following details the ranks and insignia used by personnel of the Latvian National Armed Forces.

Land Forces

Historically the Land Forces wore collar insignia. Today shoulder boards are worn by almost all personnel, save for the Staff Battalion, which uses a modified form of the old collar insignia.

Officers shoulder insignia

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
Latvia Latvia

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Ģenerālleitnants Ģenerālmajors Brigādes Ģenerālis Pulkvedis Pulkvežleitnants Majors Kapteinis Virsleitnants Leitnants Kadets

Enlisted shoulder insignia

NATO Code OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
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Augstākais virsseržants Galvenais virsseržants Štāba virsseržants Virsseržants Seržants Kaprālis Dižkareivis Kareivis


Air Force

Officers

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
Latvia Latvia
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Ģenerālleitnants Ģenerālmajors Brigādes Ģenerālis Pulkvedis Pulkvežleitnants Majors Kapteinis Virsleitnants Leitnants

Enlisted

NATO Code OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Latvia Latvia
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Augstākais virsseržants Galvenais virsseržants Štāba virsseržants Virsseržants Seržants Kaprālis Dižkareivis Kareivis

Navy

Officers

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
Latvia Latvia
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Viceadmirālis Kontradmirālis Flotiles admirālis Jūras Kapteinis Komandkapteinis Komandleitnants Kapteiņleitnants Virsleitnants Leitnants

Enlisted

NATO Code OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Latvia Latvia
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Vecākais virsniekvietnieks
Senior Warrant Officer
Virsniekvietnieks
Warrant Officer
Vecākais bocmanis
Senior Boatswain
Bocmanis
Boatswain
Seržants
Sergeant
Kaprālis
Corporal
Dižatrozis
Able Seaman
Matrozis
Seaman