Military ranks of Zimbabwe

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The Military ranks of Zimbabwe are the military insignia used by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces. Being a former British colony, Zimbabwe shares a rank structure similar to that of United Kingdom. Zimbabwe is a landlocked country, and does therefore not possess a navy.

Commissioned Officers[edit]

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the ground forces, 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
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
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No equivalent Zimbabwe-Army-OF-9.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OF-8.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OF-7.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OF-6.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OF-5.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OF-4.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OF-3.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OF-2.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OF-1b.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OF-1a.svg Unknown
General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd lieutenant


Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
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No equivalent None.svg None.svg None.svg CDN-Air Force-Gen.svg CDN-Air Force-Col.svg CDN-Air Force-LCol.svg CDN-Air Force-Maj.svg CDN-Air Force-Capt.svg CDN-Air Force-2Lt.svg CDN-Air Force-OCdt.svg No equivalent
Air Chief Marshal Air Marshal Air Vice-Marshal Air Commodore Group Captain Wing Commander Squadron Leader Flight Lieutenant Flying Officer Pilot Officer


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 air force respectively.

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


Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
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None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg British RAF OR-6.svg No equivalent British RAF OR-4.svg No equivalent British RAF OR-3.svg British RAF OR-2b.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Master sergeant Flight sergeant Sergeant Corporal Senior aircraftman Leading aircraftman Aircraftman
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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