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Lieutenant colonel ranks by countryEdit

Lieutenant colonel equivalentsEdit

  • Afghanistan — Dagarman (دګرمن)
  • Arab worldMoqaddam (مقدم)
  • Albania — Nënkolonel
  • Armenia — Pokhgndapet (փոխգնդապետ)
  • Austria — Oberstleutnant
  • Belgium — Lieutenant-colonel (French language), Luitenant-kolonel (Dutch language)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina — Potpukovnik
  • Brazil — Tenente-coronel
  • Chile — Teniente Coronel
  • Bulgaria — Podpolkovnik
  • Cambodia — Lok Vorsenito (លោកវរសេនីយ៍ទោ)
  • Colombia — Teniente Coronel
  • Croatia - Podpukovnik
  • Czech Republic — Podplukovník
  • People's Republic of China — 中校 (Zhōng xiào)
  • Republic of China (Taiwan) — 中校 (Zhōng xiào)
  • Denmark — Oberstløjtnant
  • Estonia — Kolonelleitnant
  • Ethiopia — Lieutenant koronel
  • Finland — Everstiluutnantti, Överstelöjtnant
  • Germany — Oberstleutnant
  • Georgia — Vice-colonel (vitse-polkovniki)
  • Greece — Antisyntagmatarkhis
  • Honduras — Teniente Coronel
  • Hungary — Alezredes
  • Indonesia — Letnan kolonel (abbreviated Letkol)[a]
  • Iran — Sarhang dovom (سرهنگ دوم)
  • Israel — Sgan aluf (סגן-אלוף / סא״ל)
  • Italy — Tenente colonnello
  • Japan — Ni sa (二佐)
  • North Korea — Jungjwa (중좌)
  • South Korea — Jungryung (중령)
  • Latvia — Pulkvežleitnants
  • Lithuania — Pulkininkas leitenantas
  • Macedonia - Потполковник (Potpolkovnik)
  • Malaysia - Leftenan-Kolonel
  • Malta — Logotenent kurunell
  • Mongolia — Дэд Худандаа (Ded Khurandaa)
  • Netherlands — Luitenant-kolonel
  • Norway — Oberstløytnant
  • Philippines — Kalakan (Tagalog), Teniente Coronel (Spanish)
  • Poland — Podpułkownik
  • Portugal — Tenente-coronel
  • Romania — Locotenent colonel
  • Russia — Podpolkovnik
  • Serbia — Potpukovnik
  • Slovakia — Podplukovník
  • Slovenia — Podpolkovnik
  • Somalia — Gaashaanle Dhexe
  • South Africa — Commandant/kommandant (1950–1994); Lieutenant-colonel or Luitenant-kolonel (Afrikaans language: pre-1950 and post-1994)
  • Spain and some Spanish speaking countriesTeniente coronel
  • Sweden — Överstelöjtnant
  • Switzerland — Oberstleutnant (German language), Lieutenant-colonel (French language)
  • Thailand — พันโท
  • Turkey — Yarbay
  • Ukraine — Pidpolkovnyk
  • Vietnam — Trung Tá

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ All Indonesian military services share the same rank name and insignia – i.e. two gold jasmine buds. A lieutenant colonel in the Army usually has a billet as battalion commander, regiment / brigade chief of staff, headquarters staff, department head, or commander of any unit that has the same level as battalion. In the Navy, the common billet is ship's commanding officer, squadron commander, shore department head or staff position. In the Air Force, it has the billet of squadron commander of battalion commander of Air Force Special Force's Corps. In the Marine Corps, usual billet is infantry battalion commander or infantry brigade's chief of staff, although it can command an artillery or cavalry regiment.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ LTC Keith E. Bonn, Army Officer's Guide, 50th Edition, p. 14. Mechanicsville, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2005.
  2. ^ British Army website Archived September 15, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.

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