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Ranks of the Bangladesh Army

The Bangladesh Army (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ সেনাবাহিনী) is the land forces branch of the Military of Bangladesh.[1]

Contents

  • Ranks 1
    • Commissioned Officer (Class 1 Gazetted Officer) 1.1
    • Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) (Class 1 Gazetted Officer) 1.2
    • Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO)(Class 2 Officer) And Ordinary Soldiers 1.3
  • See also 2
  • External links 3
  • References 4

Ranks

The ranks are shown below.

Commissioned Officer (Class 1 Gazetted Officer)

Defense Officers Rank grade O-1 O-2 O-3 O-4 O-5 O-6 O-7 O-8 O-9 O-10
Insignia
Title Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General
Abbreviation 2LT LT CAPT MAJ LT COL COL BRIG GEN MAJ GEN LT GEN GEN
NATO Code OF-1 OF-2 OF-3 OF-4 OF-5 OF-6 OF-7 OF-8 OF-9
Note: BD army has no 5 star rank.[2]

Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) (Class 1 Gazetted Officer)

Junior Commissioned Officers Rank grade JCO-1 JCO-2 JCO-3 Special Special
Insignia
Title Warrant Officer Senior

Warrant Officer

Master

Warrant Officer

Honorary

Lieutenant

Honorary Captain
Abbreviation WO SWO MWO H/Lt H/Capt
NATO Code WO-1 WO-2 WO-3 WO-4 WO-5
Note: Honorary ranks are reserved for the JCOs who have splendid contributions towards the service and the country.[3]

Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO)(Class 2 Officer) And Ordinary Soldiers

Since 2013 women are being enlisted as Sainiks.[4]
Bd Army OR Grade OR-1 OR-2 OR-3 OR-4 OR-5 OR-6 OR-7 OR-8
Insignia
Combat Insignia No Insignia
Title Sainik Lance Corporal Corporal Sergeant Company/Battery Quarter Master Sergeant Company/Battery Sergeant Major Battalion/Regiment Quarter Master Sergeant Battalion/Regiment Sergeant Major
Abbreviation Snk L Cpl Cpl Sgt CQMS/BQMS CSM/BSM BQMS/RQMS BSM/RSM
NATO Code OR-1 OR-3 OR-4 OR-6 OR-7 OR-8 OR-9
Note: Bangladesh Army doesn't have any specialist rank insignia.[5]

See also

External links

  • Official Website of Bangladesh Army
  • Additional Information on Bangladesh Army
  • Unofficial Bangladesh Military Forces Website
  • Library of Congress Country Studies assessment of Bangladesh Army (1988)

References

  1. ^ "Bangladesh Army". Army.mil.bd. 1957-06-02. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ [2]
  4. ^ http://bdloan.net/join-bangladesh-army-female-medical-corps-soldiers-2013.html
  5. ^ [3]
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