Egyptian Army ranks
Egyptian Army ranks:
The Egyptian army ranks were changed after the revolution of 1952 and the fall of the monarchy. In the year 1958 the crown was replaced by the Eagle of Saladin (the new coat of arms) and the Turco-Egyptian ranks were changed into Arabic ranks.
|Commissioned Officer rank insignia of the Egyptian Army|
literally: First General
|ملازم||ملازم أول||نقيب||رائد||مقدم||عقيد||عميد||لواء||فريق||فريق أول||مشير|
|Molazim||Molazim awwal||Naqib||Ra'id||Moqaddim||'aqid||'amid||Liwaa'||Fariq||Fariq awwal||Moshir|
- Ra'id literally means "pioneer", "pathfinder" or "exemplar"; Moqaddim literally means "man in advance", or loosely, "leader"; aqid literally means a man who is bound in a contract or pact; amid literally means "colonel" but is equivalent to a western brigadier (brigadier-general).
- The Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces must be at least Colonel General and the Field Marshal rank is given only to the Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces.
|Other rank insignia|
|First Raqīb||Assistant||First Assistant|
|جندي||عريف||رقيب||رقيب أول||مساعد||مساعد أول|
|Jondi||'arif||Raqib||Raqib awwal||Mosa'id||Mosa'id awwal|
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