Pakistan Navy ranks and insignia

Summary

The Pakistan Navy ranks and insignia are the military insignia used by the Pakistan Navy. They are used to identify their roles as commanding officers and varies with their responsibilities.[1] Being a former Dominion and a current member of the Commonwealth of Nations, Pakistan shares a rank structure similar to that of the United Kingdom.[2]

Officers

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
 Pakistan Navy[1]
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Admiral
ایڈمرل
Vice admiral
وائس ایڈمرل
Rear admiral
بحریہ کا امیر
Commodore
کموڈور
Captain
کپتان
Commander
کمانڈر
Lieutenant commander
لیفٹیننٹ کمانڈر
Lieutenant
لیفٹیننٹ
Sub-lieutenant
سب لیفٹیننٹ
Midshipman
مڈ شپ مین

Chief petty officer & enlisted

Rank group Junior commissioned officers Non commissioned officer Enlisted
 Pakistan Navy
10 Pakistan Navy.svg 9 Pakistan Navy.svg 7 Pakistan Navy.svg 6 Pakistan Navy.svg British Royal Navy OR-4.svg Blank.svg No insignia
Master chief petty officer
ماسٹر چیف پیٹی آفیسر
Fleet chief petty officer
فلیٹ چیف پیٹی آفیسر
Chief petty officer
چیف پیٹی آفیسر
Petty officer
چھوٹا افسر
Leading seaman
معروف سی مین
Able seaman
قابل ملاح
Ordinary seaman
عام سی مین

References

  1. ^ a b "LIFE IN PN:RANKS". www.paknavy.gov.pk. Pakistan Navy Official Website. Retrieved 7 August 2018.
  2. ^ Thornton, Thomas P. (1995). "National Security". In Blood, Peter R. (ed.). Pakistan: a country study. Area Handbook (6th ed.). Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. p. 295. LCCN 95017247. Retrieved 25 October 2021.

External links

  • "Pakistan". uniforminsignia.org. The International Encyclopedia of Uniform Insignia. Retrieved 25 October 2021.