Military ranks of Tanzania

Summary

The Military ranks of Tanzania are the military insignia used by the Tanzania People's Defence Force. Being a former British colony, Tanzania shares a rank structure similar to that of the United Kingdom.[1]

CurrentEdit

Commissioned officer ranksEdit

The rank insignia of commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
  Tanzanian Army
                     
Jenerali Luteni jenerali Meja jenerali Brigedia jenerali Kanali Luteni kanali Meja Kapteni Luteni Luteni usu Ofisa mteule


  Tanzania Naval Command
                 
Vice admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Sub Lieutenant Ensign


  Tanzania Air Force
                     
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second lieutenant Officer candidate


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

Other ranksEdit

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

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
  Tanzanian Army
            No insignia
Warrant officer class 1
Afisa Mteule Daraja la Kwanza
Warrant officer class 2
Afisa Mteule Daraja la Pili
Staff sergeant
Sajinitaji
Sergeant
Sajenti
Corporal
Koplo
Lance corporal
Koplo Usu
Private
(or equivalent)


  Tanzania Naval Command
            No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1
Afisa Mteule Daraja la Kwanza
Warrant Officer Class 2
Afisa Mteule Daraja la Pili
Chief petty officer
Sajinitaji
Petty officer, first class
Sajenti
Petty officer, second class
Koplo
Leading seaman
Koplo Usu
Seaman


  Tanzania Air Force
            No insignia
Warrant officer class 1
Maafisa Wateule 1
Warrant officer class 2
Maafisa Wateule 2
Flight sergeant
Sajenti Kuruka
Sergeant
Sajenti
Corporal
Koplo
Lance corporal
Koplo Mdogo
Aircraftman
Mtu Ndege
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

FormerEdit

Commissioned officer ranksEdit

The rank insignia of commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
  Tanzanian Army
(–2015)
                     
Jenerali Luteni jenerali Meja jenerali Brigedia jenerali Kanali Luteni kanali Meja Kapteni Luteni Luteni usu Ofisa mteule

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mathews, L. L. (1979). "Tanzania". In Keegan, John (ed.). World armies. Sandhurst: Royal Military Academy. p. 699. LCCN 79-9217. Retrieved 31 January 2022.

External linksEdit

  • "Tanzania". uniforminsignia.org. The International Encyclopedia of Uniform Insignia. Retrieved 16 October 2021.