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Comparative army enlisted ranks of Europe

Rank comparison chart of all armies and land forces of European states.

Enlisted (OR 1–9)Edit

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
  Albania
(Edit)
                 
Kryekapter
Sergeant Major
Kapter
First Sergeant
Rreshter
Sergeant First Class
Tetar
Staff Sergeant
Nëntetar
Sergeant
Ushtar IV
Corporal
Ushtar III
Private First Class
Ushtar II
Private
Ushtar I
Private


  Austria
(Edit)
                   
Vizeleutnant Offiziersstellvertreter Oberstabswachtmeister Stabswachtmeister Oberwachtmeister Wachtmeister Zugsführer Korporal Gefreiter Rekrut


  Belarus
(Edit)
              No equivalent
 
Ста́рший пра́порщик
Senior warrant officer
Пра́порщик
Warrant officer
Старшина́
Starshina
Ста́рший сержа́нт
Senior sergeant
Сержа́нт
Sergeant
Мла́дший сержа́нт
Junior sergeant
Ефре́йтор
Yefreytor
Рядово́й
Private


  Belgium
(Edit)
                       
Adjudant-Major
Adjudant-Majoor
Adjudant-chef
Adjudant-chef
Adjudant
Adjudant
1er sergeant-major
1ste sergeant-majoor
1er sergeant-chef
1ste sergeant-chef
1er sergeant
1ste sergeant
Sergeant
Sergeant
1er caporal-chef
1ste korporaal-chef
Caporal-chef
Korporaal-chef
Caporal
Korporaal
1er soldat
1ste soldaat
Soldat
Soldaat


  Bosnia and Herzegovina
(Edit)
          No equivalent      
Zastavnik 1 klase
Sergeant-major
Zastavnik
Master sergeant
Stariji vodnik 1 klase
Sergeant first class
Stariji vodnik
Staff sergeant
Vodnik
Sergeant
Kaplar
Corporal
Vojnik 1 klase
Private first class
Vojnik
Private


  Bulgaria
(Edit)
             
Офицерски кандидат
Senior warrant officer
Старшина
Starshina
Старши сержант
Senior sergeant
Сержант
Sergeant
Младши сержант
Junior sergeant
Ефрейтор
Private first class
Редник
Private


  Croatia
(Edit)
                No insignia
Časnički namjesnik Stožerni narednik Nadnarednik Narednik Desetnik Skupnik Razvodnik Pozornik Vojnik


  Cyprus
(Edit)
            No equivalent     No equivalent Arm/corps insignia only
Warrant Officer
Ανθυπασπιστής
Master Sergeant
Αρχιλοχίας
Staff sergeant
Επιλοχίας
Sergeant
Λοχίας
Sergeant
Έφεδρος Λοχίας
Corporal
Δεκανέας
Lance Corporal
Υποδεκανέας
Private
Στρατιώτης


  Czech Republic
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Štábní praporčík Nadpraporčík Praporčík Nadrotmistr Rotmistr Rotný Četař Desátník Svobodník Vojín


  Denmark
(Edit)
        No equivalent            
Hærchefsergenten Chefsergent Seniorsergent Oversergent Sergent Officerselev
Sergent
Korporal Overkonstabel af 1. grad Overkonstabel Konstabel
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
  Estonia
(Edit)
                No equivalent    
Ülemveebel Staabiveebel Vanemveebel Veebel Nooremveebel Vanemseersant Seersant Nooremseersant Kapral Reamees


  France
(Edit)
      No equivalent              
Major Adjudant-chef Adjudant Sergent-chef/
Maréchal-des-logis-chef
Sergent/
Maréchal-des-logis
Caporal-chef de première classe Caporal-chef/
Brigadier-chef
Caporal/
Brigadier
Soldat de première classe Soldat


  Finland
(Edit)
            No equivalent    
Sotilasmestari Ylivääpeli Vääpeli Ylikersantti Kersantti Alikersantti Korpraali Sotamies
Militärmästare Överfältväbel Fältväbel Översergeant Sergeant Undersergeant Korpral Soldat


  Georgia
(Edit)
                    No insignia
Command sergeant major
მთავარი სერჟანტი
Sergeant major
ბრიგადის სერჟანტი
Battalion master sergeant
ბატალიონის სერჟანტი
Master sergeant
მასტერ სერჟანტი
Staff sergeant
უფროსი სერჟანტი
Sergeant
სერჟანტი
Junior Sergeant
უმცროსი სერჟანტი
Corporal
კაპრალი
Lance Corporal 1st Class
პირველი კლასის ეფრეიტორი
Lance Corporal 2nd Class
მე–2 კლასის ეფრეიტორი
Private


  Germany
(Edit)
                         
Oberstabsfeldwebel Stabsfeldwebel Hauptfeldwebel Oberfeldwebel Feldwebel Stabsunteroffizier Unteroffizier Oberstabsgefreiter Stabsgefreiter Hauptgefreiter Obergefreiter Gefreiter Soldat
  Germany
(Officer designate)
(Edit)
No equivalent
      No equivalent
Oberfähnrich Fähnrich Fahnenjunker


  Greece
(Edit)
              No equivalent       No equivalent Arm/corps insignia only
Warrant Officer Master Sergeant Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
Ανθυπασπιστής[note 1] Αρχιλοχίας Επιλοχίας Λοχίας Δεκανέας Υποδεκανέας Στρατιώτης


  Hungary
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Főtörzszászlós Törzszászlós Zászlós Főtörzsőrmester Törzsőrmester Őrmester Szakaszvezető Tizedes Őrvezető Közkatona


  Iceland
(Edit)
No equivalent
      No equivalent
 
Flokkstjóri 1. Flokkstjóri 2. Korporáll óbreyttur


  Ireland
(Edit)
                No insignia
Maor-Sáirsint Cathláin/Reisiminte Ceathrúsháirsint Cathláin/Reisiminte Sáirsint Complachta Ceathrúsháirsint Complacht Sáirsint Ceannaire Saighdiúr Singil, 3 Réalta Saighdiúr Singil, 2 Réalta Earcach


  Italy
(Edit)
                             
Luogotenente Primo Maresciallo Maresciallo Capo Maresciallo Ordinario Maresciallo Sergente Maggiore Capo Sergente Maggiore Sergente Caporale maggiore capo scelto Caporale maggiore capo Caporale maggiore scelto Primo caporale maggiore Caporal Maggiore Caporale Soldato


  Kosovo
(Edit)
      No equivalent   No equivalent   No equivalent  
Sergeant Major
Rreshter Major
First Sergeant
Rreshter i parë
Staff Sergeant
Kapter
Sergeant
Rreshter
Corporal
Tetar
Private
Ushtar
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
  Latvia
(Edit)
                No equivalent
Augstākais virsseržants Galvenais virsseržants Štāba virsseržants Virsseržants Seržants Kaprālis Dižkareivis Kareivis


  Liechtenstein No army


  Lithuania
(Edit)
                 
Seržantas majoras Viršila Štabo seržantas Vyresnysis Seržantas Seržantas Grandinis Vyresnysis eilinis Eilinis Jaunesnysis eilinis


  Luxembourg
(Edit)
                           
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 première classe Soldat


  Macedonia
(Edit)
              No equivalent   No insignia
Sergeant major
(Главен наредник)
Master sergeant
(Наредник)
Staff Sergeant 1st class
(Постар водник I класа)
Staff sergeant
(Постар водник)
Sergeant
(Водник)
Junior sergeant
(Помлад водник)
Corporal
(Десетар)
Private first class
(Разводник)
Private
(Војник)


  Malta
(Edit)
          No equivalent     No insignia
Senior Sergeant Major Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Bombadier Lance Bombadier Gunner
(or equivalent)


  Moldova
(Edit)
              No equivalent
 
Plutonier-adjutant Plutonier-major Plutonier Sergent-major Sergent Sergent-interior Caporal Soldat


  Monaco
(Edit)
          No equivalent      
Adjudant-Chef Adjudant Maréchal des Logis Major Maréchal des Logis Chef Maréchal des Logis Brigadier Carabinier de Première Classe Carabinier de Deuxième Classe


  Montenegro
(Edit)
                  No equivalent
Zastavnik 1 Klase Zastavnik Stariji Vodnik 1 Klase Stariji Vodnik Vodnik 1 Klase Vodnik Mlađi Vodnik Desetar Razvodnik
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
  Netherlands
(Edit)
 
               
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


  Norway
(Edit)
                         
Sjefssersjant Sersjantmajor Kommandersersjant Stabssersjant Oversersjant Sersjant 1. klasse Sersjant Korporal 1. klasse Korporal Visekorporal 1. klasse Visekorporal Ledende Menig Menig


  Poland
(Edit)
                     
Starszy chorąży sztabowy Starszy chorąży Chorąży Młodszy chorąży Starszy sierżant Sierżant Plutonowy Starszy kapral Kapral Starszy szeregowy Szeregowy


  Portugal
(Edit)
                     
Sargento-mor
Sergeant-major
Sargento-chefe
Master Sergeant
Sargento-ajudante
First sergeant
Primeiro-sargento
Staff sergeant
Segundo-sargento
Sergeant
Furriel
Lance sergeant
Segundo-furriel
Second lance sergeant
Cabo-adjunto
Master corporal
Primeiro-cabo
First corporal
Segundo-cabo
Lance corporal
Soldado
Private


  Romania
(Edit)
                     
Plutonier adjutant principal Plutonier adjutant Plutonier-major Plutonier Sergent-major Sergent Caporal clasa
a I-a
Caporal clasa
a II-a
Caporal clasa
a III-a
Fruntaș Soldat


  Russia
(Edit)
              No equivalent
 
Ста́рший пра́порщик
Senior warrant officer
Пра́порщик
Warrant officer
Старшина́
Starshina
Ста́рший сержа́нт
Senior sergeant
Сержа́нт
Sergeant
Мла́дший сержа́нт
Junior sergeant
Ефре́йтор
Yefreytor
Рядово́й
Ryadovoy


  San Marino
(Edit)
  No equivalent
    No equivalent   No equivalent  
Maresciallo Brigadiere Vicebrigadiere Appuntato Soldato


  Serbia
(Edit)
                No insignia
Warrant officer 1st class
(Заставник I класе)
Warrant officer
(Заставник)
Senior sergeant 1st class
(Старији Водник I класе)
Senior Sergeant
(Старији Водник)
Sergeant
(Водник)
Corporal
(Млађи водник)
Lance Corporal
(Десетар)
Private first class
(Разводник)
Private
(Војник)


  Slovakia
(Edit)
                     
Nadpraporčík Praporčík Podpraporčík Štábný nadrotmajster Nadrotmajster Rotmajster Rotný Čatár Desiatnik Slobodník Vojak


  Slovenia
(Edit)
                       
Sergeant Major of the Armed Forces
Višji štabni praporščak
Command Sergeant Major
Štabni praporščak
Sergeant Major
Višji praporščak
First Sergeant
Praporščak
Master Sergeant
Višji štabni vodnik
Sergeant First Class
Štabni vodnik
Staff Sergeant
Višji vodnik
Sergeant
Vodnik
Master Corporal
Naddesetnik
Corporal
Desetnik
Lance Corporal
Poddesetnik
Private
Vojak
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
  Spain
(Edit)
                   
Suboficial mayor Subteniente Brigada Sargento primero Sargento Cabo mayor Cabo primero Cabo Soldado de primera Soldado


  Sweden
(Edit)
                Branch insignia
Regementsförvaltare Förvaltare Fanjunkare Förste sergeant Sergeant Korpral Vicekorpral Menig 1 klass Menig


  Switzerland
(Edit)
                          No insignia
Chefadjutant Hauptadjutant Stabsadjutant Adjutant Unteroffizier Hauptfeldweibel Fourier Feldweibel Oberwachtmeister Wachtmeister Korporal Obergefreiter Gefreiter Soldat Rekrut


  Turkey
(Edit)
                    No insignia
Astsubay Kıdemli
Başçavuş
Astsubay
Başçavuş
Astsubay Kıdemli
Üstçavuş
Astsubay
Üstçavuş
Astsubay Kıdemli
Çavuş
Astsubay
Çavuş
Uzman
Çavuş
Çavuş Uzman
Onbaşı
Onbaşı Er


  Ukraine
(Edit)
                   
Chief Master Sergeant
Головний майстер-сержант
Master Sergeant
Майстер-сержант
Sergeant First Class
Головний штаб-сержант
Second Sergeant
Штаб-сержант
Third Sergeant
Головний сержант
Staff Sergeant
Старший сержант
Sergeant
Сержант
Corporal
Капрал
Private First Class
Старший солдат
Private
Солдат


  United Kingdom
(Edit)
              No equivalent     No insignia
Warrant officer class 1 Warrant officer class 2 Staff/Colour sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)


  Vatican City
(Edit)
No equivalent
  No equivalent       No equivalent  
Feldweibel Wachtmeister Korporal Vizekorporal Hellebardier
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Greece has only one level of Warrant Officer. According to the current issue (2010) 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 30.

ReferencesEdit