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Egyptian Army ranks:

History[]

The Egyptian army ranks were changed after the revolution of 1952 and the fall of the monarchy. In the year 1958 the crown was replaced by the Eagle of Saladin (the new coat of arms) and the Turco-Egyptian ranks were changed into Arabic ranks.

Commissioned Officers[]

Commissioned Officer rank insignia of the Egyptian Army
Lieutenant First Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General Colonel General Field Marshal
Arabic language: ملازم Arabic language: ملازم أول Arabic language: نقيب Arabic language: رائد Arabic language: مقدم Arabic language: عقيد Arabic language: عميد Arabic language: لواء Arabic language: فريق Arabic language: فريق أول Arabic language: مشير
EgyptianArmyInsignia-Lieutenant
EgyptianArmyInsignia-FirstLieutenant
EgyptianArmyInsignia-Captain
EgyptianArmyInsignia-Major
EgyptianArmyInsignia-LieutenantColonel
EgyptianArmyInsignia-Colonel
EgyptianArmyInsignia-BrigadierGeneral
EgyptianArmyInsignia-MajorGeneral
EgyptianArmyInsignia-LieutenantGeneral
EgyptianArmyInsignia-ColonelGeneral
EgyptianArmyInsignia-FieldMarshal

Enlisted personnel[]

Warrant Officer rank insignia Non-commissioned Officer rank insignia Enlisted rank insignia
Chief Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Master Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Private
Arabic language: مساعد أول Arabic language: مساعد Arabic language: رقيب أول Arabic language: رقيب Arabic language: عريف' Arabic language: جندي
EgyptianArmyInsignia-ChiefWarrantOfficer
EgyptianArmyInsignia-WarrantOfficer
EgyptianArmyInsignia-StaffSergeant
EgyptianArmyInsignia-Sergeant
EgyptianArmyInsignia-Corporal
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