Military ranks of Niger

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The military ranks of Niger are the military insignia used by the Niger Armed Forces. Being a former colony of France, Niger shares a rank structure similar to that of France. Niger 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
 Niger Army
No equivalent
Général d'armée Général de corps d'armée Général de division Général de brigade Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Commandant
Chef de bataillon
Chef d'escadron(s)
Captaine Lieutenant Sous-lieutenant Aspirant


 Niger Air Force
No equivalent
Senegal-AirForce-OF-5.svg Senegal-AirForce-OF-4.svg Senegal-AirForce-OF-3.svg Senegal-AirForce-OF-2.svg Senegal-AirForce-OF-1b.svg Senegal-AirForce-OF-1a.svg No equivalent
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 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
 Niger Army
No equivalent
Chief Warrant Officer
Major
Warrant Officer Class 1
Adjudant-chef
Warrant Officer Class 2
Adjudant
Staff Sergeant
Sergent-chef
Sergeant
Sergent
Master Corporal
Caporal-chef
Corporal
Caporal
Private First Class
Soldat de première classe
Private
Soldat


 Niger Air Force
No equivalent
Warrant Officer Class 1
Adjudant-chef
Warrant Officer Class 2
Adjudant
Staff Sergeant
Sergent-chef
Sergeant
Sergent
Corporal
Caporal-chef
Lance Corporal
Caporal
Private First Class
Soldat de première classe
Private
Soldat
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

References[edit]

  • Bureau international des droits des enfants (December 2012). "État des Lieux: Formation des forces de défense et de sécurité sur les droit de l'enfant au Niger" (PDF) (in French). p. 34. Retrieved 28 September 2020.

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