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The Military of Nicaragua's military ranks are shown here in this article. These were adopted in 2010 replacing the Cuba style ranks and their respective insignia that were used for a long time, and are based on the old ranks of the pre-1979 National Guard while general and flag officer insignia mirror the Sandinista practice post-1979. But for the first time, US style warrant officer rank insignia are now included.

RanksEdit

OfficersEdit

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the army, navy and air force respectively.

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) and student officer
  Nicaragua
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No equivalent   No equivalent                 Unknown
General de Ejército Mayor General General de Brigada Coronel Teniente Coronel Mayor Capitán Teniente Primero Teniente


  Nicaragua
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No equivalent
               
Contralmirante Capitán de Navío Capitán de Fragata Capitán de Corbeta Teniente de Navio Teniente de Fragata Teniente de Corbeta Alférez


  Nicaragua
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No equivalent   No equivalent                 Unknown
General de Ejército Mayor General General de Brigada Coronel Teniente Coronel Mayor Capitán Teniente Primero Teniente


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) and student officer

EnlistedEdit

The rank insignia for enlisted personnel for the army, navy and air force respectively.

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
  Nicaragua
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            No equivalent
  No insignia
Suboficial Primero Suboficial Segundo Suboficial Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Sargento Tercero Soldado de Primera Soldado


  Nicaragua
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No equivalent
      No equivalent
  No insignia
Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Sargento Tercero Marino de Primera Marino


  Nicaragua
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            No equivalent
  No insignia
Suboficial Primero Suboficial Segundo Suboficial Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Sargento Tercero Soldado de Primera Soldado
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

ReferencesEdit