Military ranks of Azerbaijan

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The Military ranks of Azerbaijan are the military insignia used by the Azerbaijani Armed Forces. Being a former member of Soviet Union, Azerbaijan shares a rank structure similar to that of Russia; however, the insignia used for its ranks had been increasingly being influenced by Turkey.

Commissioned officers[edit]

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the army, navy and air force respectively.

Rank group National rank General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet
 Azerbaijani Land Forces[1]
None Blank.svg 18.AzLF-CG.png 17.AzLF-LG.png 16.AzLF-MG.png 15.AzAF-COL.png 14.AzAF-LTC.png 13.AzLF-MAJ.png 12.AzLF-CPT.png 11.AzAF-SLT.png 10.AzAF-LT.png 9.AzLF-JLT.png Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg Blank.svg
Ordu generali General-polkovnik General-leytenant General-mayor Polkovnik Polkovnik-leytenant Mayor Kapitan Baş leytenant Leytenant Kiçik leytenant


 Azerbaijani Navy[1]
None 18.AzNF-ADM.png 17.AzNF-VADM.png 16.AzNF-RADM.png 15.AzNF-CP1.png 14.AzNF-CP2.png 13.AzNF-CP3.png 12.AzNF-CLT.png 11.AzNF-SLT.png 10.AzNF-LT.png 9.AzNF-JLT.png
Admiral Vitse-admiral Kontr-admiral Birinci dәrәcәli kapitan Ikinci dәrәcәli kapitan Üçüncü dәrәcәli kapitan Kapitan-leytenant Baş leytenant Leytenant Kiçik leytenant


Azerbaijan Azerbaijani Air Forces[1]
None 18.AzAF-CG.png 17.AzAF-LG.png 16.AzAF-MG.png 15.AzAF-COL.png 14.AzAF-LTC.png 13.AzAF-MAJ.png 12.AzLF-CPT.png 11.AzAF-SLT.png 10.AzAF-LT.png 9.AzAF-JLT.png
General-polkovnik General-leytenant General-mayor Polkovnik Polkovnik-leytenant Mayor Kapitan Baş leytenant Leytenant Kiçik leytenant


Rank group National rank General/flag officers Field/senior officers Junior officers Officer cadet

Enlisted (2001-current)[edit]

The rank insignia for NCOs and enlisted personnel since 2001.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
 Azerbaijani Land Forces[1]
OR-9 AZE ARMY.svg OR-8 AZE ARMY.svg OR-7 AZE ARMY.svg OR-6 AZE ARMY.svg OR-5 AZE ARMY.svg OR-4 AZE ARMY.svg OR-2 AZE ARMY.svg No insignia
Baş gizir Gizir Kiçik gizir Baş çavuş Çavuş Kiçik çavuş Baş әsgәr Əsgәr


 Azerbaijani Navy[1]
OR-9 AZE NAVY.svg OR-8 AZE NAVY.svg OR-7 AZE NAVY.svg OR-6 AZE NAVY.svg OR-5 AZE NAVY.svg OR-4 AZE NAVY.svg OR-2 AZE NAVY.svg No insigna
Baş miçman Miçman Kiçik miçman Birinci starşina Ikinci starşina Üçüncü starşina Baş dәnizçi Dәnizçi


Azerbaijan Azerbaijani Air Force[1]
OR-9 AZE AIR FORCE.svg OR-8 AZE AIR FORCE.svg OR-7 AZE AIR FORCE.svg OR-6 AZE AIR FORCE.svg OR-5 AZE AIR FORCE.svg OR-4 AZE AIR FORCE.svg OR-2 AZE AIR FORCE.svg No insignia
Baş gizir Gizir Kiçik gizir Baş çavuş Çavuş Kiçik çavuş Baş әsgәr Əsgәr
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

Enlisted (1990-2001)[edit]

The rank insignia for NCOs and enlisted personnel from 1990 to 2001.

Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted
 Azerbaijani Land Forces
8.AzLF-CWO.png 7.AzLF-WO.png 6.AzLF-MSG.png 5.AzLF-SSG.png 4.AzLF-SGT.png 3.AzLF-CPL.png No equivalent 2.AzLF-PFC.png 1.AzLF-PV.png
baş gizir gizir kiçik gizir baş çavuş çavuş kiçik çavuş baş әsgәr әsgәr
Chief Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Master Sergeant Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Private 1st Class Private


 Azerbaijani Navy
8.AzNF-CWO.png 7.AzNF-WO.png 6.AzNF-CPO.png 5.AzNF-PO1.png 4.AzNF-PO2.png 3.AzNF-PO3.png No equivalent 2.AzNF-SFC.png 1.AzNF-SM.png
Baş miçman Miçman Kiçik miçman Birinci starşina Ikinci starşina Üçüncü starşina Baş dәnizçi Dәnizçi
Chief Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Chief Petty Officer Petty Officer 1st Class Petty Officer 2nd Class Petty Officer 3rd Class Seaman 1st Class Seaman


Azerbaijan Azerbaijani Air Force
8.AzAF-CWO.png 7.AzAF-WO.png 6.AzAF-MSG.png 5.AzAF-SSG.png 4.AzAF-SGT.png 3.AzAF-CPL.png No equivalent 2.AzAF-PFC.png 1.AzAF-PV.png
Baş gizir Gizir Кiçik gizir Baş çavuş Ҫavuş Кiçik çavuş Baş әsgәr Әsgәr
Chief Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Master Sergeant Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Private 1st Class Private
Rank group Senior NCOs Junior NCOs Enlisted

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Azərbaycan Respublikası Silahlı Qüvvələri hərbi qulluqçularının hərbi geyim forması və fərqləndirmə nişanları haqqında Əsasnamə" (PDF). mod.gov.az (in Azerbaijani). Ministry of Defense. 25 June 2001. pp. 64–70. Retrieved 16 February 2021.