Ranks of the Bangladesh Army

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Bangladesh Army
BD-BSM.jpg
Active 26 March 1971 – present
Country Bangladesh
Type Army
Size 150,000+
Patron President
Anniversaries 26 March
21 February
16 December
Engagements Bangladesh Liberation War
Commanders
Chief of Army Staff General Iqbal Karim Bhuiyan
Quartermaster General Lt Gen Anwar Hussain, ndc, psc
Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Moinul Islam
Notable
commanders
Lt Gen Ziaur Rahman[1]
Lt Gen H M Ershad

The Bangladesh Army (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ সেনাবাহিনী) is the land forces branch of the Military of Bangladesh.[2] The rank [3] structure of the Bangladesh Army is modeled along the armies of the Commonwealth Nations. General is the highest rank of Bangladesh Army .

Ranks[edit]

The ranks are shown below.

Commissioned Officer (Class 1 Gazetted Officer)[edit]

Defense Officers Rank grade O-1 O-2 O-3 O-4 O-5 O-6 O-7 O-8 O-9 O-10
Insignia 01.2lt Bd.jpg 02.lt Bd.jpg 03.capt Bd.jpg 04.maj Bd.jpg 05.lt col Bd.jpg 06.col Bd.jpg 07.brig gen Bd.jpg 08.maj gen Bd.jpg 09.lt gen Bd.jpg 10.gen Bd.jpg
One star gen.jpg Two star.jpg Three star.jpg Four star.jpg
Title Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General
Abbreviation 2LT LT CAPT MAJ LT COL COL BRIG GEN MAJ GEN LT GEN GEN
NATO Code OF-1 OF-2 OF-3 OF-4 OF-5 OF-6 OF-7 OF-8 OF-9
Note: The Rank Field Marshal is reserved for wartime only or as an award.[4]

Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO)[edit]

Junior Commissioned Officers Rank grade JCO-1 JCO-2 JCO-3 Special Special
Insignia Wo1.jpg Swo.jpg Mwo.jpg 02.lt Bd.jpg 03.capt Bd.jpg
Title Warrant Officer Senior

Warrant Officer

Master

Warrant Officer

Honorary

Lieutenant

Honorary Captain
Abbreviation WO SWO MWO H/Lt H/Capt
NATO Code WO-1 WO-2 WO-3 WO-4 WO-5
Note: Honorary ranks are reserved for the JCOs who have splendid contributions towards the service and the country.[5]

Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) And Ordinary Soldiers[edit]

Bd Army OR Grade OR-1 OR-2 OR-3 OR-4 OR-5 OR-6 OR-7 OR-8
Insignia Bdsnk.jpg L cpl.jpg BdCpl.jpg BdSgt.jpg Cqms.jpg Csm.jpg Bqms.jpg Bd Bsm.jpg
Combat Insignia No Insignia BD-L cpl.jpg BD-Clp.jpg BD-S.jpg BD-CQMS.jpg BD-CSM.jpg BD-BQMS.jpg BD-BSM.jpg
Title Sainik Lance Corporal Corporal Sergeant Company/Battery Quarter Master Sergeant Company/Battery Sergeant Major Battalion/Regiment Quarter Master Sergeant Battalion/Regiment Sergeant Major
Abbreviation Snk L Cpl Cpl Sgt CQMS/BQMS CSM/BSM BQMS/RQMS BSM/RSM
NATO Code OR-1 OR-3 OR-4 OR-6 OR-7 OR-8 OR-9
Note: Bangladesh Army doesn't have any specialist rank insignia.[6]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The President House of Bangladesh". The Bangabhaban. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  2. ^ "Bangladesh Army". Army.mil.bd. 1957-06-02. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  3. ^ "FREEhosting.cz - Hosting web stránek zdarma". Uniforminsignia.net. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
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  6. ^ [3]