List of comparative military ranks

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This article is a list of various states' armed forces ranking designations. Comparisons are made between the different systems used by nations to categorize the hierarchy of an armed force compared to another. Several of these lists mention NATO reference codes. These are the NATO rank reference codes, used for easy comparison among NATO countries. Links to comparison charts can be found below.

References to modern military[edit]

Afghanistan[edit]

Albania[edit]

Algeria[edit]

Angola[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Australia[edit]

Austria[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

Belarus[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Bhutan[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Cabinda[edit]

Canada[edit]

Chile[edit]

China[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Congo[edit]

Congo-Brazzaville[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Cuba[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Gabon[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Germany[edit]

Greece[edit]

Hungary[edit]

India[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Iran[edit]

Iraq[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Israel[edit]

Italy[edit]

Japan[edit]

Jordan[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Kosovo[edit]

Laos[edit]

Lebanon[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Mongolia[edit]

Myanmar[edit]

Nepal[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Nicaragua[edit]

North Korea[edit]

Norway[edit]

Pakistan[edit]

Peru[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Saudi Arabia[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Somalia[edit]

South Africa[edit]

South Korea[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sri Lanka[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Syria[edit]

Republic of China (Taiwan)[edit]

Tanzania[edit]

Thailand[edit]

Tunisia[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

United Arab Emirates[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

Continental comparisons[edit]

Africa[edit]

Americas[edit]

Asia[edit]

Europe[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Other comparisons[edit]

NATO[edit]

Commonwealth of Nations[edit]

Previous eras[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

First and Second World War comparisons[edit]