Military ranks of Belarus

The Military ranks of Belarus are the military insignia used by the Armed Forces of Belarus. Being a former member of Soviet Union, Belarus shares a rank structure similar to that of Russia.[1] Belarus is a landlocked country, and does not possess a navy.[2]

Commissioned officers[]

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the ground forces and air force respectively.[3][4][5]

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
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No equivalent
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Colonel general
(Генера́л-полко́вник)
Lieutenant general
(Генера́л-лейтена́нт)
Major general
(Генера́л-майо́р)
Polkovnik
(Полко́вник)
Podpolkovnik
(Подполко́вник)
Major
(Майо́р)
Captain
(Капита́н)
Senior Lieutenant
(Ста́рший лейтена́нт)
Lieutenant
(Лейтена́нт)
Junior Lieutenant
(Мла́дший лейтена́нт)


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No equivalent
Post-Soviet-AirForce-OF-8.svg Post-Soviet-AirForce-OF-7.svg Post-Soviet-AirForce-OF-6.svg Post-Soviet-AirForce-OF-5.svg Post-Soviet-AirForce-OF-4.svg Post-Soviet-AirForce-OF-3.svg Post-Soviet-AirForce-OF-2.svg Post-Soviet-AirForce-OF-1c.svg Post-Soviet-AirForce-OF-1b.svg Post-Soviet-AirForce-OF-1a.svg
Colonel general
(Генера́л-полко́вник)
Lieutenant general
(Генера́л-лейтена́нт)
Major general
(Генера́л-майо́р)
Polkovnik
(Полко́вник)
Podpolkovnik
(Подполко́вник)
Major
(Майо́р)
Captain
(Капита́н)
Senior Lieutenant
(Ста́рший лейтена́нт)
Lieutenant
(Лейтена́нт)
Junior Lieutenant
(Мла́дший лейтена́нт)


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

Enlisted[]

The rank insignia for enlisted personnel for the army and air force respectively.[3][4][5]

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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Russia-Army-OR-1-1994-field.svg
Ста́рший пра́порщик
Senior warrant officer
Пра́порщик
Warrant officer
Старшина́
Starshina
Ста́рший сержа́нт
Senior sergeant
Сержа́нт
Sergeant
Мла́дший сержа́нт
Junior sergeant
Ефре́йтор
Yefreytor
Рядово́й
Private


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None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg No equivalent
None.svg
Ста́рший пра́порщик
Senior warrant officer
Пра́порщик
Warrant officer
Старшина́
Starshina
Ста́рший сержа́нт
Senior sergeant
Сержа́нт
Sergeant
Мла́дший сержа́нт
Junior sergeant
Ефре́йтор
Yefreytor
Рядово́й
Private
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

References[]

  1. ^ https://belarusdigest.com/papers/belarusianarmy.pdf
  2. ^ https://www.indexmundi.com/factbook/compare/russia.belarus
  3. ^ a b "Belarus Army ranks land ground forces combat uniforms military equipment grades uniformes de combat". Army Recognition. 27 October 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2020.
  4. ^ a b Magnuszewski, Mariusz (12 June 2014). "Ground Forces". Uniform Insignia. Retrieved 7 February 2020.
  5. ^ a b Magnuszewski, Mariusz (9 October 2013). "Air Force and Air Defence". Uniform Insignia. Retrieved 7 February 2020.