Ranks and insignia of Bangladesh Navy

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The following is a list of the officer ranks and insignia of the Bangladesh Navy. These ranks generally correspond with those of Western militaries, and reflect those of the British military ranks.

Commissioned Officers ranks[edit]

Officer rank badges are displayed on the shoulders.

Rank Insignia NATO Equivalent Details
Admiral of the fleet OF-10 Never awarded
Admiral Admiral BD Navy Insignia.gif OF-9 Given to the Chief of Naval Staff only
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral of Bangladesh Navy Insignia.gif OF-8
Rear Admiral Rear Admiral of Bangladesh Navy Insignia.gif OF-7
Commodore Commodore of Bangladesh Navy Insignia.gif OF-6
Captain Captain Pakistan Navy Insignia.JPG OF-5
Commander Commander Pakistan Navy Insignia.JPG OF-4
Lieut. Commander Lieutenant Commander Pakistan Navy Insignia.JPG OF-3
Lieutenant Lieutenant Pakistan Navy Insignia.JPG OF-2
Sub Lieutenant/Acting Sub Lieutenant Sub Lieutenant Pakistan Navy Insignia.JPG OF-1
Midshipman Midshipman Pakistan Navy Insignia.JPG OF-0

Structure of the CPOs and Sailors rank of the Bangladesh Navy
Pay grade BPS-16 BPS-15/14 BPS-13 No Equivalent BPS-12 No Equivalent BPS-11 BPS-9 BPS-8
Title Master Chief Petty Officer Senior Chief Petty Officer Chief Petty Officer No Equivalent Petty Officer No Equivalent Leading Seaman Able Seaman Ordinary Seaman
NATO Code OR-9 OR-9 OR-8 No Equivalent OR-6 No Equivalent OR-4 OR-3 OR-2

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