Military ranks of Sierra Leone

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The Military ranks of Sierra Leone are the military insignia used by the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces. Being a former British colony[1], Sierra Leone shares a rank structure similar to that of United Kingdom. While possessing an air force, the status of its equipment is unknown, but the aircraft are not operable.[2]

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
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
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No equivalent None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg Unknown
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant


Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
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No equivalent
British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-7.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-6.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-5.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-4.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-3.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-2.svg Canadian RCN OF-1b.svg British Royal Navy (sleeves) OF-1b.svg British Royal Navy OF-1a.svg
Rear admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant commander Lieutenant Lieutenant (junior grade) Sub-Lieutenant Midshipman


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
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
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None.svg Sierra Leone-Army-OR-8.svg None.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OR-6.svg No equivalent Zimbabwe-Army-OR-4.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sierra Leone". WorldStatesmen.org. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
  2. ^ Sierra Leonean military aviation OrBat.