Ranks and insignia of NATO armies enlisted

Summary

This page lists the enlisted ranks and insignia of NATO member armies. For the comparison chart of the commissioned officers, see Ranks and insignia of NATO armies officers.

Other and enlisted ranks (OR 1–9)

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NATO code OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
  Albanian Land Force[1]
                 
Kryekapter Kapter Rreshter Tetar Nëntetar Ushtar IV Ushtar III Ushtar II Ushtar I


  Belgian Land Component[2]
                       
Adjudant-majoor Adjudant-chef Adjudant 1ste sergeant-majoor 1ste sergeant-chef 1ste sergeant Sergeant 1ste korporaal-chef Korporaal-chef Korporaal 1ste soldaat Soldaat
Adjudant-major Adjudant-chef Adjudant 1er sergeant-major 1er sergeant-chef 1er sergeant Sergeant 1er caporal-chef Caporal-chef Caporal 1er soldat Soldat
Majoradjutant Chefadjudant Adjudant 1er Sergeant major 1er Sergeant chef 1er Sergeant Sergeant 1er Korporal chef Korporal chef Korporal 1er soldat Soldat


  Bulgarian Land Forces[3]
             
Офицерски кандидат
Ofitserski kandidat
Старшина
Starshyna
Старши сержант
Starshi serzhant
Сержант
Serzhant
Младши сержант
Mladshi serzhant
Ефрейтор
Efreytor
Редник
Rednik


  Canadian Army[4][5]
               
Chief warrant officer Master warrant officer Warrant officer Sergeant Master corporal Corporal Private (trained) Private (basic)
Adjudant(e)-chef Adjudant(e)-maître Adjudant(e) Sergent(e) Caporal(e)-chef Caporal(e) Soldat(e) (formé(e)) Soldat(e) (confirmé(e))
  Croatian Army[6]
                No insignia
Časnički namjesnik Stožerni narednik Nadnarednik Narednik Desetnik Skupnik Razvodnik Pozornik Vojnik


  Czech Land Forces[7]
                   
Štábní praporčík Nadpraporčík Praporčík Nadrotmistr Rotmistr Rotný Četař Desátník Svobodník Vojín


  Royal Danish Army[8]
                 
Chefsergent Seniorsergent Oversergent Sergent Sergent
(Officerselev)
Korporal Overkonstabel af 1. grad Overkonstabel Konstabel


  Estonian Land Forces[9]
                   
Ülemveebel Staabiveebel Vanemveebel Veebel Nooremveebel Vanemseersant Seersant Nooremseersant Kapral Reamees


NATO code OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
  Finnish Army[10]
                No insignia
Sotilasmestari Ylivääpeli Vääpeli Ylikersantti Kersantti Alikersantti Korpraali Sotamies Alokas
Militärmästare Överfältväbel Fältväbel Översergeant Sergeant Undersergeant Korpral Soldat Rekryt


  French Army[11]
                     
Major Adjudant-chef Adjudant Sergent-chef BM2/
Maréchal-des-logis-chef de 1ere classe
Sergent-chef/
Maréchal-des-logis-chef
Sergent/
Maréchal-des-logis
Caporal-chef de 1re classe Caporal-chef/
Brigadier-chef
Caporal/
Brigadier
Soldat de 1re classe Soldat


  German Army[12]
                             
Ober­stabs­feldwebel Stabs­feldwebel Haupt­feldwebel Ober­feldwebel Feldwebel Stabs­unteroffizier Unteroffizier Stabskorporal Korporal Ober­stabs­gefreiter Stabs­gefreiter Haupt­gefreiter Ober­gefreiter Gefreiter Soldat
  German Army
(Officer designate)
     
Oberfähnrich Fähnrich Fahnenjunker


  Hellenic Army[13]
                    Arm/corps insignia only
Ανθυπασπιστής[a]
Anthypaspistis
Αρχιλοχίας
Archilochias
Επιλοχίας
Epilochias
Λοχίας
Lochias
Δεκανέας
Dekaneas
Υποδεκανέας
Ypodekaneas
Στρατιώτης
Stratiotis


  Hungarian Ground Forces[14]
                   
Főtörzszászlós Törzszászlós Zászlós Főtörzsőrmester Törzsőrmester Őrmester Szakaszvezető Tizedes Őrvezető Közkatona
  Iceland Crisis Response Unit
       
Flokkstjóri 1. Flokkstjóri 2. Korporáll Óbreyttur
  Italian Army[15][16]
     
     
Maresciallo capo Maresciallo ordinario Maresciallo
       
         
Gradutato aiutante Primo graduato Graduato capo Graduato scelto Graduato
     
Primo luogotenente Luogotenente Primo maresciallo Sergente maggiore aiutante Sergente maggiore capo Sergente maggiore Sergente Caporal maggiore Caporale Soldato
  Latvian Land Forces[17]
               
Augstākais virsseržants Galvenais virsseržants Štāba virsseržants Virsseržants Seržants Kaprālis Dižkareivis Kareivis
NATO code OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
  Lithuanian Land Force[18]
                 
Seržantas majoras Viršila Štabo seržantas Vyresnysis seržantas Seržantas Grandinis Vyresnysis eilinis Eilinis Jaunesnysis eilinis


  Luxembourg Army[19]
                           
Adjudant-major Adjudant-chef Adjudant Sergent-chef Premier sergent Sergent Premier caporal-chef Caporal-chef Caporal de première classe Caporal Premier soldat-chef Soldat-chef Soldat de première classe Soldat


  Montenegrin Ground Army[20]
                 
Zastavnik 1 klase Zastavnik Stariji vodnik 1 klase Stariji vodnik Vodnik 1 klase Vodnik Mlađi vodnik Desetar Razvodnik


  North Macedonia Ground Forces[21]
                  No insignia
Главен наредник
Glaven narednik
Наредник
Narednik
Постар водник I класа
Postar vodnik I klasa
Постар водник
Postar vodnik
Водник 1 класа
Vodnik 1 klasa
Водник
Vodnik
Помлад водник
Pomlad vodnik
Десетар
Desetar
Разводник
Razvodnik
Војник
Vojnik


  Royal Netherlands Army[22]
 
               
Adjudant-onderofficier Sergeant-majoor/
Opperwachtmeester
Sergeant der 1e klasse/
Wachtmeester der 1e klasse
Sergeant/
Wachtmeester
Korporaal der 1e klasse Korporaal Soldaat/
Huzaar/
Kanonier der 1e klasse
Soldaat/
Huzaar/
Kanonier der 2e klasse
Soldaat/
Huzaar/
Kanonier der 3e klasse
  Norwegian Army[23]
                     
Sersjantmajor Kommandérsersjant Stabssersjant Oversersjant Sersjant 1. klasse Sersjant Korporal Visekorporal 1. klasse Visekorporal Ledende menig Menig
  Polish Land Forces[24]
                     
Starszy chorąży sztabowy Starszy chorąży Chorąży Młodszy chorąży Starszy sierżant Sierżant Plutonowy Starszy kapral Kapral Starszy szeregowy Szeregowy
  Portuguese Army[25]
                       
Sargento-mor Sargento-chefe Sargento-ajudante Primeiro-sargento Segundo-sargento Furriel Segundo-furriel Cabo de secção Cabo-adjunto Primeiro-cabo Segundo-cabo Soldado


NATO code OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
  Romanian Land Forces[26]
                     
Plutonier adjutant principal Plutonier adjutant Plutonier-major Plutonier Sergent-major Sergent Caporal clasa I Caporal clasa a II-a Caporal clasa a III-a Fruntaș Soldat


  Slovak Ground Forces[27]
                 
Štábny nadrotmajster Nadrotmajster Rotmajster Rotný Čatár Desiatnik Slobodník Vojak 2. stupňa Vojak 1. stupňa


  Slovenian Ground Force[28]
                       
Višji štabni praporščak Štabni praporščak Višji praporščak Praporščak Višji štabni vodnik Štabni vodnik Višji vodnik Vodnik Naddesetnik Desetnik Poddesetnik Vojak


  Spanish Army[29]
                   
Suboficial mayor Subteniente Brigada Sargento primero Sargento Cabo mayor Cabo primero Cabo Soldado de primera Soldado
  Swedish Army[30]
                             
Regementsförvaltare Förvaltare Överfanjunkare Fanjunkare Översergeant Sergeant Överfurir Furir Korpral Vicekorpral Menig 4 Menig 3 Menig 2 Menig 1 Menig
  Turkish Land Forces[31]
                      No insignia
Astsubay kıdemli başçavuş Astsubay başçavuş Astsubay kıdemli üstçavuş Astsubay üstçavuş Astsubay kıdemli çavuş Astsubay çavuş Astsubay astçavuş Uzman çavuş Çavuş Uzman onbaşı Onbaşı Er
  British Army[32]
             
    No insignia
Warrant officer class 1 Warrant officer class 2 Staff/Colour sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)
  United States Army[33]
                      No insignia
Command sergeant major Sergeant major First sergeant Master sergeant Sergeant first class Staff sergeant Sergeant Specialist Corporal Private first class Private Private
NATO code OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

See also

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Notes

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  1. ^ Greece has only one level of Warrant Officer. According to the current issue (2021) of STANAG 2116, the Greek Warrant Officers are included in OR-9, however they are afforded the privileges of an officer. See STANAG 2116 note 29, page D-9

References

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