Military ranks of Libya

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The Military ranks of Libya are the military insignia used by the Libyan National Army, which insignia was inspired by the armed forces of the United Kingdom, which trained the forces of the Kingdom of Libya during its Allied occupation up till independence.

Commissioned officers[edit]

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

فريق
Libyan Army OF-08 (Lieutenant General)
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
 Libyan Ground Forces
Libya-Army-OF-10.svg No equivalent Libya-Army-OF-6.svg Libya-Army-OF-5.svg Libya-Army-OF-4.svg Libya-Army-OF-3.svg Libya-Army-OF-2.svg Libya-Army-OF-1b.svg Libya-Army-OF-1a.svg No equivalent
Mushir
(مشير)
Fariq
(فريق)
Liwaa'
(لواء)
'amid
(عميد)
'aqid
(عقيد)
Moqaddim
(مقدم)
Ra'id
(رائد)
Naqib
(نقيب)
Molazim awwal
(ملازم أول)
Molazim
(ملازم)
Field marshal Lieutenant general Major general Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant colonel Major Captain First lieutenant Lieutenant


 Libyan Navy
No equivalent
Generic-Navy-O10.svg Generic-Navy-O9.svg Generic-Navy-O8.svg Generic-Navy-O7.svg Generic-Navy-O5.svg Generic-Navy-O4.svg Generic-Navy-O3.svg Generic-Navy-O2.svg Generic-Navy-O1.svg No equivalent
Vice admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Sub Lieutenant Ensign
Fariq
(فريق‎‎)
Liwaa'
(لواء‎‎)
'amid
(عميد)
'aqid
(عقيد)
Moqaddim
(مقدم)
Ra'id
(رائد‎‎)
Naqib
(نقيب)
Molazim awwal
(ملازم أول)
Molazim
(ملازم)


 Libyan Air Force
No equivalent
14.Libyan Air Force-LG.svg 13.Libyan Air Force-MG.svg 12.Libyan Air Force-BG.svg 11.Libyan Air Force-COL.svg 10.Libyan Air Force-LTC.svg 09.Libyan Air Force-MAJ.svg 08.Libyan Air Force-CPT.svg 07.Libyan Air Force-1LT.svg 06.Libyan Air Force-2LT.svg No equivalent
Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First 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, navy 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
 Libyan Air Force
No equivalent 05.Libyan Air Force-MSG.svg No equivalent 04.Libyan Air Force-SSG.svg 03.Libyan Air Force-SGT.svg 02.Libyan Air Force-CPL.svg No equivalent 01.Libyan Air Force-PFC.svg No insignia
Master sergeant Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Airman Airman basic
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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