Military ranks of Benin

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The Military ranks of Benin are the military insignia used by the Benin Armed Forces. Being a former colony of France, Benin shares a rank structure similar to that of France.

Commissioned officers[edit]

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the army and navy 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
Benin Benin
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No equivalent
None.svg Benin Army OF-5.svg Benin Army OF-4.svg Benin Army OF-3.svg Benin Army OF-2.svg Benin Army OF-1b.svg Benin Army OF-1a.svg Unknown
Brigadier general Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Commandant Captaine Lieutenant Sous-lieutenant


Benin Benin
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No equivalent
Guinea-Navy-OF-5.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-4.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-3.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-2.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-1b.svg Guinea-Navy-OF-1a.svg No equivalent
Capitaine de vaisseau Capitaine de frégate Capitaine de corvette Lieutenant de vaisseau Enseigne de vaisseau de 1re classe Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe


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[edit]

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

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Benin Benin
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No equivalent
Benin Army OR-6.svg Benin Army OR-5.svg Benin Army OR-4.svg Benin Army OR-3.svg Benin Army OR-2.svg Benin Army OR-1.svg
Staff Sergeant
Sergent-chef
Sergeant
Sergent
Master Corporal
Caporal-chef
Corporal
Caporal
Private First Class
Soldat Première
Private
Soldat
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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