Egyptian Army ranks

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The Egyptian Army ranks are the military insignia used by the Egyptian Army.

History[edit]

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 Officers[edit]

Equivalent
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
Egypt Egypt
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Moshir
(مشير)
Fariq awwal
(فريق أول)
Fariq
(فريق)
Liwaa'
(لواء)
'amid
(عميد)
'aqid
(عقيد)
Moqaddim
(مقدم)
Ra'id
(رائد)
Naqib
(نقيب)
Molazim awwal
(ملازم أول)
Molazim
(ملازم)
Field Marshal General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant

Enlisted personnel[edit]

Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Egypt Egypt
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Egypt Army - OR09.svg Egypt Army - OR-8.svg No equivilant EgyptianArmyInsignia-StaffSergeant.svg EgyptianArmyInsignia-Sergeant.svg EgyptianArmyInsignia-Corporal.svg No equivilant
EgyptianArmyInsignia-Private.svg
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Private
Mosa'id awwal
(مساعد أول)
Mosa'id
(مساعد)
Raqib awwal
(رقيب أول)
Raqib
(رقيب)
'arif
(عريف)
Jondi
(جندي)

See also[edit]

References[edit]