Rank insignia of the Ugandan People's Defense Force

Summary

The Military ranks of Uganda are the military insignia used by the Uganda People's Defence Force. Being a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, Uganda shares a rank structure similar to that of the United Kingdom. Uganda is a landlocked country and therefore does not have a navy.

Commissioned officer ranks

The rank insignia for commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
 Ugandan Land Forces[1]
Uganda-Army-OF-9.svg Uganda-Army-OF-8.svg Uganda-Army-OF-7.svg Uganda-Army-OF-6.svg Uganda-Army-OF-5.svg Uganda-Army-OF-4.svg Uganda-Army-OF-3.svg Uganda-Army-OF-2.svg Uganda-Army-OF-1b.svg Uganda-Army-OF-1a.svg
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant


 Ugandan Air Force
Uganda-AirForce-OF-9.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-8.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-7.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-6.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-5.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-4.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-3.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-2.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-1b.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-1a.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-D.png
General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer cadet


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

Other ranks

The rank insignia for NCOs and enlisted personnel.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
 Ugandan Land Forces[1]
Uganda-Army-OR-9.svg Uganda-Army-OR-8.svg Uganda-Army-OR-7.svg Uganda-Army-OR-6.svg Uganda-Army-OR-4.svg Uganda-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant officer class 1 Warrant officer class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)


 Ugandan Air Force
Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg No insignia
Warrant officer class 1 Warrant officer class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

References

  1. ^ a b "Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces Act" (PDF). The Uganda Gazette. Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation. CXII (46): 1851–1854. 18 September 2019. Retrieved 29 May 2021.

External links

  • "Insignia". portal.defence.go.ug. Ministry of Defence. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  • Močoch, Pavel (10 March 2013). "Uganda People's Defence Force". uniforminsignia.org. Retrieved 11 July 2018.