Comparative army officer ranks of Lusophone countries

Summary

Rank comparison chart of officers for armies/land forces of Lusophone states.

OfficersEdit

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
  Angolan Army[1]
                     
General de exército General Tenente-general Brigadeiro Coronel Tenente-coronel Mayor Capitão Tenente Sub-tenente Aspirante


  Brazilian Army[2]
                       
Marechal General de exército General de divisão General de brigada Coronel Tenente-coronel Major Capitão Primeiro tenente Segundo tenente Aspirante a oficial Cadete/Aluno


  Cape Verdean National Guard[3]
                   
Major-general Brigadeiro Coronel Tenente-coronel Major Capitão Primeiro tenente Tenente Subtenente Aspirante


  Army of Equatorial Guinea
               
General de division General de brigada Coronel Teniente coronel Comandante Capitán Teniente Alférez


  Army of Guinea-Bissau
                     
General Tenente-general Major-general Brigadeir-general Coronel Tenente-coronel Major Capitão Primeiro tenente Tenente Subtenente


  Mozambican Army
                 
Coronel-general Tenente-general Major-general Coronel Tenente-coronel Major Capitão Tenente Alferes


  Portuguese Army[4]
                           
Marechal do exército General Tenente-general Major-general Brigadeiro-general Coronel-tirocinado
[a]
Coronel Tenente-coronel Major Capitão Tenente Alferes Aspirante-a-oficial Cadete


  Army of São Tomé and Príncipe
               
Brigadeiro Coronel Tenente-coronel Major Capitão Tenente Alferes Aspirante-a-Oficial-Aluno


  Timor-Leste Army[5]
                   
General Tenente-general Major-general Brigadeiro-general Coronel Tenente-coronel Major Capitão Tenente Alferes Aspirante


Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Postos do Exército". faa.ao (in Portuguese). Angolan Army. Retrieved 27 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Postos e Graduações - Exército". eb.mil.br (in Portuguese). Brazilian Army. Retrieved 7 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Patente". fa.gov.cv (in Portuguese). Cape Verdean Armed Forces. Retrieved 26 May 2021.
  4. ^ "POSTOS E DISTINTIVOS EXÉRCITO". antigo.mdn.gov.pt (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 1 March 2010. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
  5. ^ "Army ranks". Archived from the original on 29 October 2008.
  1. ^ Colonel who has completed the General Officer training course. Between 1929 and 1937, the Coronel-tirocinado was called Brigadeiro.