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The Egyptian Army ranks are the military insignia used by the Egyptian Army.

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HistoryEdit

The Egyptian army ranks were changed after the revolution of 1952 and the fall of the monarchy. In the year 1958 the crown was replaced by the Eagle of Saladin (the new coat of arms) and the Turco-Egyptian ranks were changed into Arabic ranks.

Commissioned OfficersEdit

Equivalent
NATO Code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) & Student officer
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Moshir
(مشير)
Fariq awwal
(فريق أول)
Fariq
(فريق)
Liwaa'
(لواء)
'amid
(عميد)
'aqid
(عقيد)
Moqaddim
(مقدم)
Ra'id
(رائد)
Naqib
(نقيب)
Molazim awwal
(ملازم أول)
Molazim
(ملازم)
Field Marshal Colonel General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant

Enlisted personnelEdit

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
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Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Private
Mosa'id awwal
(مساعد أول)
Mosa'id
(مساعد)
Raqib awwal
(رقيب أول)
Raqib
(رقيب)
'arif
(عريف)
Jondi
(جندي)

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