Military ranks of South Yemen

Summary

The Military ranks of South Yemen were the military insignia used by the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen Armed Forces until it's dissolution during the 1990 Yemeni unification.

Military ranks (1970–1980)

Commissioned officer ranks

The rank insignia of commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
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عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم ثان
Mulazim than
Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet

Other ranks

The rank insignia of non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
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رقيب أول
Raqib 'awal
مساعد
Raqib thani
أول
Naib 'awal

Naib

'Arif

Wakil 'arif
جندي
Jundiun
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

Military ranks (1980–1990)

Commissioned officer ranks

The rank insignia of commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
South Yemeni Land Forces[1]
(1980–1990)
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عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم ثان
Mulazim than


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

Other ranks

The rank insignia of non-commissioned officers and enlisted personnel.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
South Yemeni Land Forces[2]
(1980–1990)
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رقيب أول
Raqib 'awal
مساعد
Raqib thani
أول
Naib 'awal

Naib

'Arif

Wakil 'arif
جندي
Jundiun‎‎
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

References

  1. ^ Nyrop, Richard F. (1986). The Yemens : country studies / Foreign Area Studies, the American University. Area Handbook (2nd ed.). Washington, D.C.: American University, Foreign Area Studies. p. 319. Retrieved 18 October 2021.
  2. ^ Nyrop, Richard F. (1986). The Yemens : country studies / Foreign Area Studies, the American University. Area Handbook (2nd ed.). Washington, D.C.: American University, Foreign Area Studies. p. 315. Retrieved 18 October 2021.

External links

  • "Yemen 1967–1990 (South – People's Democratic Republic)". uniforminsignia.org. The International Encyclopedia of Uniform Insignia. Retrieved 18 October 2021.