Air Force ranks and insignia of Iran

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Iranian Air Force
Roundel of Iran.svg

Hierarchical Structure
History of the Iranian Air Force
List of senior officers
Air Force Rank insignia
List of aircraft
Air Bases
List of air bases

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.

Officer ranks[edit]

Iranian rank Arteshbod Sepahbod Sarlashkar Sartip Sartip Dovom Sarhang
Equivalent US rank General Lieutenant General Major general Brigadier general no equivalent Colonel
Rank insignia 21- ارتشبد--IRIAF.png 20- سپهبد--IRIAF.png 19- سرلشگر--IRIAF.png 18- سرتیپ--IRIAF.png 17- سرتیپ دوم--IRIAF.png 16- سرهنگ--IRIAF.png
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
Rank insignia 15- سرهنگ دوم--IRIAF.png 14- سرگرد--IRIAF.png 13- سروان--IRIAF.png 12- ستوان یکم--IRIAF.png 11- ستوان دوم--IRIAF.png 10- ستوان سوم--IRIAF.png

The Iranian equivalent of the Warrant officer is an Ostavar.

Enlisted Ranks[edit]

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
Rank insignia 9- استوار يكم--IRIAF.png 8- استوار دوم--IRIAF.png 7- گروهبان يكم--IRIAF.png 6- گروهبان دوم--IRIAF.png 5- گروهبان سوم--IRIAF.png 4- سرجوخه--IRIAF.png 3- سرباز یکم--IRIAF.png 2- سرباز دوم--IRIAF.png 1- سرباز--IRIAF.png

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