Air Force ranks and insignia of Iran
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The rank insignia for the Iranian Air Force are similar in appearance to the rank insignia for other military force around the world, with bars and chevrons indicating enlisted ranks, and stars and national symbols for officer ranks. The current commander of the Iranian Air Force is Sartip Hassan Shah-Safi.
|Iranian rank||Arteshbod||Sepahbod||Sarlashkar||Sartip||Sartip Dovom||Sarhang|
|Equivalent US rank||General||Lieutenant General||Major general||Brigadier general||no equivalent||Colonel|
|Iranian rank||Sarhang Dovom||Sargord||Sarvan||Sotvan Yekom||Sotvan Dovom||Sotvan Sevom|
|Equivalent US rank||Lieutenant colonel||Major||Captain||1st lieutenant||2nd lieutenant||3rd lieutenant|
The Iranian equivalent of the Warrant officer is an Ostavar.
|Iranian rank||Ostavar Yekom||Ostavar Dovom||Goruhban Yekom||Goruhban Dovom||Goruhban Sevom||Sarjukhe||Sarbaz Yekom||Sarbaz Dovom||Sarbaz|
|Equivalent US rank||Chief Master Sergeant||Senior Master Sergeant||Master sergeant||Technical sergeant||Staff sergeant||Senior airman||Airman first class||Airman||Airman basic|