Military ranks of Imperial Iran

The Military ranks of Imperial Iran are the military insignia used by the Military of Imperial Iran.

Commissioned Officers[]

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
Iran Iran IIArmy-Ariabod.svg Imperial Iran-Army-OF-9.svg Imperial Iran-Army-OF-8.svg Imperial Iran-Army-OF-7.svg Imperial Iran-Army-OF-6.svg Imperial Iran-Army-OF-5.svg Imperial Iran-Army-OF-4.svg Imperial Iran-Army-OF-3.svg Imperial Iran-Army-OF-2.svg Imperial Iran-Army-OF-1c.svg Imperial Iran-Army-OF-1b.svg Imperial Iran-Army-OF-1a.svg
Aryabod Arteshbod Sepahbod Sarlashgar Sartip Colonel
سرهنگ
Lieutenant Colonel
سرهنگ دوم
Major
سرگرد
Captain
سروان
1st Lieutenant
ستوان یکم
2nd Lieutenant
ستوان دوم
3rd Lieutenant
ستوان سوم
Iran 18-IIN-Ariabod.svg 17-IIN-Daryabod-2.png 16-IIN-Daryasalar-2.png 15-IIN-Daryaban-2.png 14-IIN-Daryadar-2.png 13-IIN-Nakhoda-Yekom-2.png 12-IIN-Nakhoda-Dovvom-2.png 11-IIN-Nakhoda-Sevvom-2.png 10-IIN-NavSarvan-2.png 9-IIN-Navban-Yekom-2.png 8-IIN-Navban-Dovvom-2.png 7-IIN-Navban-Sevvom-2.png No equivalent
Aryabod Darybod
Admiral
Daryāsālār (دریاسالار)
Vice admiral
Daryābān (دریابان)
Rear admiral
Daryādār (دریادار)
Commodore
Nākhodā Yekomn (ناخدا یکم)
Captain
Nākhodā Dovom (ناخدا دوم)
Commander
Nākhodā Sevom (ناخدا سوم)
Lieutenant Commander
Nāvsarvān (ناوسروان)
Lieutenant
Nāvbān Yekom (ناوبان یکم)
Lieutenant (junior grade)
Nāvbān Dovom (ناوبان دوم)
Ensign
Nāvbān Sevom (ناوبان سوم)
Probationary Ensign
Iran Iran IIAF-Ariabod.svg General General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Aryabod Arteshbod Sepahbod Sarlashgar Sartip Colonel
سرهنگ
Lieutenant Colonel
سرهنگ دوم
Major
سرگرد
Captain
سروان
1st Lieutenant
ستوان یکم
2nd Lieutenant
ستوان دوم
3rd Lieutenant
ستوان سوم
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[]

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Iran Iran None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg
Sarostovar Yekom Sarostovar Dovom Sarostovar Sevom Ostovar Ostavar Yekom Ostavar Dovom Goruhban Yekom Goruhban Dovom Goruhban Sevom Sarjukhe Sarbaz Yekom Sarbaz Sefr
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

References[]