Military ranks of East Timor

The Military ranks of East Timor are the military insignia used by the Timor Leste Defence Force. Being a former colony of Portugal, East Timor shares a rank structure similar to that of Portugal.

Officers

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

Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10OF-9OF-8OF-7OF-6OF-5OF-4OF-3OF-2OF-1OF(D) and student officer
Timor-Leste
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No equivalent
General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Aspirante
Timor-Leste
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No equivalent
Capitão-tenente Primeiro-tenente Segundo-tenente Guarda-marinha Aspirante

Enlisted

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

Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9OR-8OR-7OR-6OR-5OR-4OR-3OR-2OR-1
Timor-Leste
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Sargento-mor Sargento-chefe Sargento-ajudante Primeiro-sargento Segundo-sargento Furriel Segundo-furriel Cabo-adjunto Primeiro-cabo Segundo-cabo Soldado
Timor-Leste
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No insignia
Sargento-mor Sargento-chefe Sargento-ajudante Primeiro-sargento Segundo-sargento Primerio-subsargento Segundo-subsargento Cabo Primeiro-marinheiro Segundo-marinheiro Grumete

References

East Timor Ministry for Defence:

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