Egyptian Army ranks

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Egyptian Army ranks:

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) and Student Officer
Egypt Egypt
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EgyptianArmyInsignia-FieldMarshal.svg EgyptianArmyInsignia-ColonelGeneral.svg EgyptianArmyInsignia-LieutenantGeneral.svg EgyptianArmyInsignia-MajorGeneral.svg EgyptianArmyInsignia-BrigadierGeneral.svg EgyptianArmyInsignia-Colonel.svg EgyptianArmyInsignia-LieutenantColonel.svg EgyptianArmyInsignia-Major.svg EgyptianArmyInsignia-Captain.svg EgyptianArmyInsignia-FirstLieutenant.svg EgyptianArmyInsignia-Lieutenant.svg No equivalent
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 First Lieutenant Lieutenant

Enlisted personnel[edit]

Other rank insignia
Private Corporal Sergeant
(overseer)
First sergeant Assistant First Assistant
جندي عريف رقيب رقيب أول مساعد مساعد أول
Jondi 'arif Raqib Raqib awwal Mosa'id Mosa'id awwal
EgyptianArmyInsignia-Private.svg
EgyptianArmyInsignia-Corporal.svg
EgyptianArmyInsignia-Sergeant.svg
EgyptianArmyInsignia-StaffSergeant.svg
EgyptianArmyInsignia-WarrantOfficer.svg
EgyptianArmyInsignia-ChiefWarrantOfficer.svg

See also[edit]

References[edit]