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Malaysian military ranks

The following tables present the ranks of the Malaysian Armed Forces.[1]

Contents

  • Ranks of Malaysian Armed Forces 1
  • Rank Table 2
    • Commander-in-Chief 2.1
  • Other military-based organization ranks 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Ranks of Malaysian Armed Forces

Officer[2]

Grade
(as on 2013[3])
TDM ranks
(Army)
TLDM ranks
(Navy)
TUDM ranks
(Air Force)
Estimated basic salary
(as on 2007, per month)
Field Marshal
Fil Marsyal[4]
Admiral of the Fleet
Laksamana Armada[4]
Marshal of the Air Force
Marsyal TUDM[4]
RM 50 700[5][6]
RM 50 000[7]
VUZ 3 (Turus 2)
VUZ 5 (Utama A)
General
Jeneral[8]
Admiral[8]
Laksamana
General[8]
Jeneral
8,596.86 - 17,573.42
VUZ 6 (Utama B) Lieutenant General
Leftenan Jeneral
Vice Admiral
Laksamana Madya
Lieutenant General
Leftenan Jeneral
7,946.10 - 16,122.40
VUZ 7 (Utama C) Major General
Mejar Jeneral
Rear Admiral
Laksamana Muda
Major General
Mejar Jeneral
7,289.95 - 14,791.13
Z 28 (54) Brigadier General
Brigedier Jeneral
Commodore
Laksamana Pertama
Brigadier General
Brigedier Jeneral
6,701.00 - 12,304.00
Z 26 (52) Colonel
Kolonel
Captain
Kepten
Colonel
Kolonel
5,968.00 - 11,624.00
Z 24 (48) Lieutenant Colonel
Leftenan Kolonel
Commander
Komander
Lieutenant Colonel
Leftenan Kolonel
5,218.00 - 11,014.00
Z 22 (46A) Major
Mejar
Lieutenant Commander
Leftenan Komander
Major
Mejar
4,210.00 - 10,449.00
Z 19/20 (44) Captain
Kapten
Lieutenant
Leftenan
Captain
Kapten
3,855.00 - 9,924.00
Z 17/18 (41) Lieutenant
Leftenan
Lieutenant (junior grade)
Leftenan Madya
Lieutenant
Leftenan
3,061.00 - 9,394.00
Z 15 (41) Second Lieutenant
Leftenan Muda
Second Lieutenant
Leftenan Muda
Sublieutenant
Leftenan Muda
2,352.00 - 8,919.00
Z 15 Officer Cadet
Pegawai Kadet
Officer Cadet
Pegawai Kadet
Officer Cadet
Pegawai Kadet
1,104.00 - 1,979.00

Enlisted[9]

Grade
(as on 2013[3])
TDM ranks TLDM ranks TUDM ranks Estimated basic salary
(as on 2012, per month)
Z 12 (38) First Warrant Officer
Pegawai Waran 1
First Warrant Officer
Pegawai Waran 1
First Warrant Officer
Pegawai Waran 1
RM 3 200
Z 10 (36) Second Warrant Officer
Pegawai Waran 2
Second Warrant Officer
Pegawai Waran 2
Second Warrant Officer
Pegawai Waran 2
RM 2 700
Z 8 (32) Staff Sergeant
'Staff Sarjan
Chief Petty Officer
Bintara Kanan
Flight Sergeant
Flait Sarjan
RM 2 000
Z 6 (29) Sergeant
Sarjan
Petty Officer
Bintara Muda
Sergeant
Sarjan
RM 1 650
Z 4 (22) Corporal
Koperal
Leading Rate
Laskar Kanan
Corporal
Koperal Udara
RM 1 550
Z 2 (20) Lance Corporal
Lans Koperal
First/Second Seaman
Laskar Kelas 1/2
Senior Aircraftman
Laskar Kanan
RM 1 400
Z 1 (17) Private
Prebet
Junior Seaman
Laskar Muda
First/Second Airman
Laskar Kelas 1/2
RM 1 000
Recruit
Rekrut
Seaman Recruit
Perajurit Muda
Airman Recruit
Rekrut
RM 800

Rank Table

This table shows the rank structure and epaulette insignia since 1963 until today.

Category Army Royal Navy Royal Air Force
Commander-in-Chief
Pemerintah Tertinggi

Field Marshal
(Fil Marsyal)

Admiral of the Fleet
(Laksamana Armada)

Marshal of the Air Force
(Marsyal Tentera Udara)
General Officers
Pegawai Tinggi

General
(Jeneral)

Admiral
(Laksamana)

General
(Jeneral)

Lieutenant General
(Leftenan Jeneral)

Vice Admiral
(Laksamana Madya)

Lieutenant General
(Leftenan Jeneral)

Major General
(Mejar Jeneral)

Rear Admiral
(Laksamana Muda)

Major General
(Mejar Jeneral)

Brigadier General
(Brigedier Jeneral)

Commodore
(Laksamana Pertama)

Brigadier General
(Brigedier Jeneral)
Senior Officers
Pegawai Kanan

Colonel
(Kolonel)

Captain
(Captain)

Colonel
(Kolonel)

Lieutenant Colonel
(Leftenan Kolonel)

Commander
(Komander)

Lieutenant Colonel
(Leftenan Kolonel)

Major
(Mejar)

Lieutenant Commander
(Leftenan Komander)

Major
(Mejar)
Junior Officers
Pegawai Muda

Captain
(Kapten)

Lieutenant
(Leftenan)

Captain
(Kapten)

Lieutenant
(Leftenan)

Sub-lieutenant
(Leftenan Madya)

Lieutenant
(Leftenan)

Second Lieutenant
(Leftenan Muda)

Junior Sublieutenant
(Leftenan Muda)

Sublieutenant
(Leftenan Muda)
Officer Cadets
Pegawai Kadet

Midshipman
(Kadet Kanan)
No Insignia
Officer Cadet
(Pegawai Kadet)

Officer Cadet
(Pegawai Kadet)
No Insignia
Officer Cadet
(Pegawai Kadet)
Warrant Officers
Pegawai Waran

Warrant Officer First Class
(Pegawai Waran Kelas Pertama)

Warrant Officer First Class
(Pegawai Waran Kelas Pertama)

Warrant Officer First Class
(Pegawai Waran Kelas Pertama)

Warrant Officer Second Class
(Pegawai Waran Kelas Kedua)

Warrant Officer Second Class
('’'Pegawai Waran Kelas Kedua)

Warrant Officer Second Class
(Pegawai Waran Kelas Kedua)
Non-Commissioned Officers
Pegawai Tanpa Tauliah

Staff Sergeant
(Staff Sarjan)

Chief Petty Officer
(Bintara Kanan)

Flight Sergeant
(Flait Sarjan)

Sergeant
(Sarjan)

Petty Officer
(Bintara Muda)

Air Sergeant
(Sarjan Udara)

Corporal
(Korporal)

Leading Rate
(Laskar Kanan)

Air Corporal
(Korporal Udara)

Lance Corporal
(Lans Korporal)

Able Seaman
(Laskar Kelas Pertama)

Leading Aircraftman
(Laskar Udara Kanan)

Ordinary Seaman
(Laskar Kelas Kedua)
No Insignia
Aircraftman First Class
(Laskar Udara Kelas Pertama)
No Insignia
Private
(Prebet)

Seaman
(Laskar Muda)
No Insignia
Aircraftman Second Class
(Laskar Udara Kelas Kedua)
No Insignia
Recruit
(Rekrut)
No Insignia
Seaman Recruit
(Perajurit Muda)
No Insignia
Recruit
(Perajurit Muda)

Commander-in-Chief

Further information: Commander-in-Chief of the Malaysian Armed Forces

Field Marshal of Malaysian Army, Air Force Marshal, and Admiral of the Fleet is only served for Yang di-Pertuan Agong (the King) or the state Rulers.

Other military-based organization ranks

  • RELA Corps and TSNJ ranks is equal to Army ranks, but the RELA Corps and TSNJ ranking grades is different. TSNJ has their own service grade and basic salary scale. While RELA Corps has their own basic salary and allowance scale, but RELA Corps has no fixed service grade.
  • MMEA ranks is equal to Royal Navy ranks, but MMEA has their own service grade and basic salary scale.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Pangkat-pangkat Dalam ATM" (in Malay). Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Jadual Gaji Matriks untuk Pegawai Senarai Tugas Am ATM" (PDF) (in Malay). Malaysian Army. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Pangkat dalam ATM, PDRM disetara dengan perkhidmatan awam". Sinar Harian (in Malay). Karangkraf. 11 March 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c Sultan of Selangor is the Honorary Fleet Admiral of TLDM, Sultan of Pahang is the Marshal of TUDM, while the other State Monarchs is Marshals of TDM.
  5. ^ His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong holds this rank but they get his emolument as the national sovereign, not as the Commander-in-chief of the Armed Force.
  6. ^ "Elaun Yang Dipertuan Agong, Sultan Dan Kerabat Diraja Malaysia". Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  7. ^ Their Royal Highnesses the State Monarchs receive their emoluments as the State Monarch.
  8. ^ a b c VUZA 3 is the service grade for the Chief of Defence Force, while VUZA 5 is the service grade for the Commander of Army, Commander of Air Force and Commander of Navy.
  9. ^ "Tangga Gaji Baru 2012 SBPA – ATM antara yang bakal mendapat durian runtuh?" (in Malay). Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
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