Rank insignia of the Ugandan People's Defense Force

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

Commissioned officers[edit]

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the army 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
Uganda Uganda
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No equivalent Uganda-Army-OF-9.svg Uganda-Army-OF-8.svg Uganda-Army-OF-7.svg Uganda-Army-OF-6.svg Uganda-Army-OF-5.svg Uganda-Army-OF-4.svg Uganda-Army-OF-3.svg Uganda-Army-OF-2.svg Uganda-Army-OF-1b.svg Uganda-Army-OF-1a.svg Unknown
General Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd Lieutenant


Uganda Uganda
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No equivalent Uganda-AirForce-OF-9.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-8.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-7.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-6.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-5.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-4.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-3.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-2.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-1b.svg Uganda-AirForce-OF-1a.svg No equivalent
General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant Second Lieutenant


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
Uganda Uganda
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Uganda-Army-OR-9.svg Uganda-Army-OR-8.svg Uganda-Army-OR-7.svg Uganda-Army-OR-6.svg No equivalent Uganda-Army-OR-4.svg Uganda-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

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