Saudi Arabian military ranks

Summary

The Military ranks of Saudi Arabia are the military insignia used by the Armed Forces of Saudi Arabia. The ranks are influenced by both the United Kingdom and later the United States, due to the close relations during the development phase of the Saudi military.[1]

Commissioned officer ranks

The rank insignia of commissioned officers.

Rank group General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
 Saudi Arabian Army[2]
Fariq Awwal Fariq Liwa Amid Aqid Muqaddam Raid Naqib Mulazim Awwal Mulazim 08.RSA-OC.svg
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim
مرشح
Murashah


 Royal Saudi Navy[3]
Generic-Navy-O11.svg Generic-Navy-O10.svg Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O8.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim


 Royal Saudi Air Force[3]
FARIQ AWWAL FARIQ LIWA AMID AQID MUQADDAM RAID NAQIB MULAZIM AWWAL MULAZIM MULAZIM
فريق أول‎‎
Fariq 'awal
فريق
Fariq
لواء
Liwa
عميد
Amid
عقيد
Aqid
مقدم
Muqaddam
رائد
Ra'id
نقيب
Naqib
ملازم أول
Mulazim awwal
ملازم
Mulazim
مرشح
Murashah


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
 Saudi Arabian Army[2]
07.RSA-WO.svg 06.RSA-SGM.svg 05.RSA-SSG.svg 03.RSA-SGT.svg 02.RSA-CPL.svg 01.RSA-PFC.svg No insignia
رئيس رقباء
Rayiys ruqaba'
رقيب أول
Raqib 'awal
رقيب
Raqib
وكيل رقيب
Wakil raqib
عريف
Earif
جندي أول
Jundiun awwal
جندي‎‎
Jundiun‎‎


 Royal Saudi Navy[3]
RAQIB AWWAL.png RAQIB.png WAKIL RAQIB.png ARIF.png JUNDI AWWAL.png No insignia
رقيب أول
Raqib 'awal
رقيب
Raqib
وكيل رقيب
Wakil raqib
عريف
Earif
جندي أول
Jundiun awwal
جندي‎‎
Jundiun‎‎


 Royal Saudi Air Force[3]
07.RSAF-WO.svg 06.RSAF-SMS.svg 05.RSAF-MSG.svg 03.RSAF-SSG.svg 02.RSAF-SAM.svg 01.RSAF-AFC.svg No insignia
رئيس رقباء
Rayiys ruqaba'
رقيب أول
Raqib 'awal
رقيب
Raqib
وكيل رقيب
Wakil raqib
عريف
Earif
جندي أول
Jundiun awwal
جندي‎‎
Jundiun‎‎
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

References

  1. ^ Tartter, Jean R. (1993). "National Security". In Metz, Helen Chapin (ed.). Saudi Arabia: a country study. Area Handbook (5th ed.). Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. p. 268. LCCN 93028506. Retrieved 23 October 2021.
  2. ^ a b "الرتب" [Ranks]. rslf.gov.sa (in Arabic). Saudi Arabian Army. Archived from the original on 22 October 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d Tartter, Jean R. (1993). "National Security". In Metz, Helen Chapin (ed.). Saudi Arabia: a country study. Area Handbook (5th ed.). Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. pp. 270–271. LCCN 93028506. Retrieved 23 October 2021.

External links

  • "Saudi Arabia". uniforminsignia.org. The International Encyclopedia of Uniform Insignia. Retrieved 23 October 2021.