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Air Force ranks and insignia of Iran

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Air Force ranks and insignia of Iran

The rank insignia for the Iranian Air Force are similar in appearance to the rank insignia for other military force around the world, with bars and chevrons indicating enlisted ranks, and stars and national symbols for officer ranks. The current commander of the Iranian Air Force is Sartip Hassan Shah-Safi.


  • Officer ranks 1
  • Enlisted Ranks 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Officer ranks

Iranian rank Arteshbod Sepahbod Sarlashkar Sartip Sartip Dovom Sarhang
Equivalent US rank General Lieutenant General Major general Brigadier general no equivalent Colonel
Rank insignia
Iranian rank Sarhang Dovom Sargord Sarvan Sotvan Yekom Sotvan Dovom Sotvan Sevom
Equivalent US rank Lieutenant colonel Major Captain 1st lieutenant 2nd lieutenant 3rd lieutenant
Rank insignia

The Iranian equivalent of the Warrant officer is an Ostavar.

Enlisted Ranks

Iranian rank Ostavar Yekom Ostavar Dovom Goruhban Yekom Goruhban Dovom Goruhban Sevom Sarjukhe Sarbaz Yekom Sarbaz Dovom Sarbaz
Equivalent US rank Chief Master Sergeant Senior Master Sergeant Master sergeant Technical sergeant Staff sergeant Senior airman Airman first class Airman Airman basic
Rank insignia

See also

External links

  • Iranian Military Pictures & videos
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