Military ranks of Zambia

The Military ranks of Zambia are the military insignia used by the Zambian Defence Force. Being a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, Zambia shares a rank structure similar to that of the United Kingdom. Zambia is a landlocked country, and does therefore not possess a navy.

Commissioned Officers

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

Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10OF-9OF-8OF-7OF-6OF-5OF-4OF-3OF-2OF-1OF(D) and student officer
Zambia
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No equivalent Unknown
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd Lieutenant
Zambia
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No equivalent No equivalent
General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant
Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10OF-9OF-8OF-7OF-6OF-5OF-4OF-3OF-2OF-1OF(D) and student officer

Enlisted

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

Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9OR-8OR-7OR-6OR-5OR-4OR-3OR-2OR-1
Zambia
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No equivalent No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Zambia
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No equivalent No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9OR-8OR-7OR-6OR-5OR-4OR-3OR-2OR-1

References

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