Military ranks of Guinea-Bissau

Summary

The Military ranks of Guinea-Bissau are the military insignia used by the Military of Guinea-Bissau. Being a former colony of Portugal, Guinea-Bissau shares a rank structure similar to that of Portugal.

Commissioned officers

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the army and navy respectively.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
Army of Guinea-Bissau
15. Guinea-Bissau GEN.svg 14. Guinea-Bissau LG.svg 13. Guinea-Bissau MG.svg 12. Guinea-Bissau BG.svg 11. Guinea-Bissau COL.svg 10. Guinea-Bissau LTC.svg 09. Guinea-Bissau MAJ.svg 08. Guinea-Bissau CAPT.svg 07. Guinea-Bissau 1LT.svg Blank.svg 06. Guinea-Bissau 2LT.svg
General Tenente-general Major-general Brigadeir-general Coronel Tenente-coronel Major Capitão Primeiro tenente Tenente Subtenente


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

Enlisted

The rank insignia for enlisted personnel for the army and navy respectively.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
Army of Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Bissau-Army-OR-6.svg Guinea-Bissau-Army-OR-5.svg Guinea-Bissau-Army-OR-4.svg Guinea-Bissau-Army-OR-2.svg Guinea-Bissau-Army-OR-1.svg
Primeiro-sargento Segundo-sargento Terceiro-sargento Primeiro-Soldado Soldado
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted


Military branch of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC)

Commissioned

The rank insignia for commissioned personnel for the former military branch of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
Military of the PAIGC
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg
Comandante de brigada Primeiro comandante Comandante Major Capitão Primeiro tenente Tenente Subtenente

Enlisted

The rank insignia for enlisted personnel for the former military branch of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

References

  • Uniforminsignia.org (Guinea-Bissau Army)