Nigerian Military Ranks for Army, Navy and Airforce

Nigerian Military Ranks for Army, Navy and Airforce

The Nigerian Military consist of the Army, Navy and Air force. Below is the Nigerian Military Ranks for Army, Navy and the Air force. The Nigerian Navy Ranks The...

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The Nigerian Military consist of the Army, Navy and Air force. Below is the Nigerian Military Ranks for Army, Navy and the Air force.

The Nigerian Navy Ranks

The Nigerian Navy ranking starts at mid ship-man all the way to admiral of the fleet. The ranking is stated below with the highest rank at the top.

  1. Admiral of the Fleet
  2. Admiral
  3. Vice-Admiral
  4. Rear Admiral Commodore
  5. Captain
  6. Commander
  7. Lieutenant Commander
  8. Lieutenant
  9. Sub-Lieutenant
  10. Acting Sub-Lieutenant
  11. Mid-Shipman

Navy Ranking for Non-Commissioned Officers:

  1. Warrant Chief Petty Officer
  2. Chief Petty Officer
  3. Petty Officer
  4. Leading Rating
  5. Able Rating
  6. Ordinary Rating
  7. Trainee

Nigerian Army Ranks

The Army ranking has a field marshal at the top followed by a general. The complete ranking order of the Nigerian Army is listed below.

  1. Field Marshal
  2. General
  3. Lieutenant General
  4. Major General
  5. Brigadier General
  6. Colonel
  7. Lieutenant Colonel
  8. Major Captain
  9. Lieutenant
  10. Second Lieutenant

Nigerian Army Ranks for non-commissioned officers

There are 8 ranks in the Nigerian Army for non-commissioned officers. They are listed below

  1. Warrant Officer Class I
  2. Warrant Officer Class II
  3. Staff Sergeant
  4. Sergeant
  5. Corporal
  6. Lance-corporal
  7. Private
  8. Recruit

The Nigerian Air Force Ranks

The Nigerian Air force ranks includes

  1. Marshal of the Nigerian Air Force
  2. Air Chief Marshal
  3. Air Marshal
  4. Air Vice-Marshal
  5. Air Commodore
  6. Group Captain
  7. Wing Commander
  8. Squadron Leader
  9. Flight Lieutenant
  10. Flying Officer
  11. Pilot Officer

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