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Nicaragua military ranks

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Nicaragua military ranks

The Military of Nicaragua's military ranks are shown here in this article. These were adopted in 2010 replacing the Cuba style ranks and their respective insignia that were used for a long time, and are based on the old ranks of the pre-1979 National Guard while general and flag officer insignia mirror the Sandinista practice post-1979. But for the first time, US style warrant officer rank insignia are now included.

Ranks of the Nicaraguan Army

Officers' ranks

Type of Force General Officers Officers

Ground Forces of the National Army
Rank in Spanish General de Ejercito Mayor General General de Brigada Coronel Teniente Coronel Mayor Capitán Teniente Primero Teniente
English equivalent General of the Army Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant

Nicaraguan National Army Air Force
Denominacion de Rango Coronel Teniente Coronel Mayor Capitán Teniente Primero Teniente
English equivalent Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant

Naval Forces of the National Army
Denominacion de Rango Contralmirante Capitán de Navio Capitán de Fragata Capitán de Corbeta Teniente de Navio Teniente de Fragata Teniente de Corbeta Alferez
English equivalent Rear admiral Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Lieutenant Junior Grade Sub-lieutenant Ensign

Ranks of Warrant Officers, NCOs and Enlisted

All-forces Warrant Officers Enlisted personnel and NCOs

Denominacion de Rango Suboficial Primero Suboficial Segundo Suboficial Sargento Primero Sargento Segundo Sargento Tercero Soldado (Marino) de Primera
Chief Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Sergeant First Class Staff Sergeant Sergeant Private 1st Class,
Seaman 1st Class,
Airman 1st Class

Privates wear no insignia at all.

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