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Encyclopedia > Military ranks of Brazil
Military of Brazil

Components
Army
Air Force
Navy
Ranks of the Brazilian Military
Military ranks of Brazil
History of the Brazilian Military
Military history of Brazil

This article presents the insignia and ranks of the Brazilian military. These ranks were originally adopted upon Brazil's independence from Portugal in 1822. The following ranks show Brazil's military insignia as of today. Military branches: Brazilian Army, Brazilian Navy (includes naval air and marines), Brazilian Air Force, Federal Police (paramilitary) Military manpower - military age: 18 years of age (compulsory) Military manpower - availability: males age 15-49: 47,732,285 (2000 est. ... Image File history File links Coat_of_arms_of_Brazil. ... Brazilian Army in Haiti The Brazilian Army is the land arm of the Brazilian Military. ... The Brazilian Air Force (Portuguese: Força Aérea Brasileira, FAB) is the aerial warfare branch of the Brazilian armed forces and one of the three national uniformed services. ... The Brazilian Navy (Portuguese: Marinha do Brasil) is the navy of Brazil. ... The military history of Brazil comprises centuries of armed actions in the territory encompassing modern Brazil, and the role of the Brazilian Armed Forces in conflicts and peacekeeping worldwide. ... ... Generally, rank is a system of hierarchy used to classify like things. ... Military branches: Brazilian Army, Brazilian Navy (includes naval air and marines), Brazilian Air Force, Federal Police (paramilitary) Military manpower - military age: 18 years of age (compulsory) Military manpower - availability: males age 15-49: 47,732,285 (2000 est. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ...

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Rank table

Navy Army Air force
Officers
General Officers
Admiral
(Almirante) (rank only given in the event of war)
Marshal
(Marechal) (rank only given in the event of war)
Air Marshal
(Marechal-do-Ar) (rank only given in the event of war)
Squadron Admiral
(Almirante-de-Esquadra)
General of the Army
(General-de-Exército)
Lieutenant-Brigadier
(Tenente-Brigadeiro)
Vice Admiral
(Vice-Almirante)
Divisional General
(General-de-Divisão)
Major-Brigadier
(Major-Brigadeiro)
Rear Admiral
(Contra-Almirante)
Brigade General
(General-de-Brigada)
Brigadier
(Brigadeiro do Ar)
Senior Officers
Sea and War Captain
(Capitão-de-Mar-e-Guerra)
Colonel
(Coronel)
Colonel
(Coronel)
Frigate Captain
(Capitão-de-Fragata)
Lieutenant Colonel
(Tenente-Coronel)
Lieutenant Colonel
(Tenente-Coronel)
Corvette Captain
(Capitão-de-Corveta)
Major
(Major)
Major
(Major)
Intermediary Officers
Captain Lieutenant
(Capitão-Tenente)
Captain
(Capitão)
Captain
(Capitão)
Subaltern Officers
First Lieutenant
(Primeiro-Tenente)
First Lieutenant
(Primeiro-Tenente)
First Lieutenant
(Primeiro-Tenente)
Second Lieutenant
(Segundo-Tenente)
Second Lieutenant
(Segundo-Tenente)
Second Lieutenant
(Segundo-Tenente)
Ensign
(Guarda-Marinha)
Aspirant
(Aspirante-a-Oficial)
Aspirant
(Aspirante)
Enlisted Members
Subofficers
Sub Officer
(Suboficial)
Sub Lieutenant
(Subtenente)
Sub Officer
(Suboficial)
First Sergeant
(Primeiro-Sargento)
First Sergeant
(Primeiro-Sargento)
First Sergeant
(Primeiro-Sargento)
Second Sergeant
(Segundo-Sargento)
Second Sergeant
(Segundo-Sargento)
Second Sergeant
(Segundo-Sargento)
Third Sergeant
(Terceiro-Sargento)
Third Sergeant
(Terceiro-Sargento)
Third Sergeant
(Terceiro-Sargento)
Corporals and Soldiers
Corporal
(Cabo)
Corporal
(Cabo e Taifeiro-Mor)
Corporal
(Cabo e Taifeiro-Mor)
Seaman
(Marinheiro Especializado)
Private
(Soldado)
Private
(Soldado-de-Primeira-Classe)
Seaman
(Soldado Especializado)
Private
(Taifeiro-de-Primeira-Classe)
Airman First Class
(Taifeiro-de-Primeira-Classe)
Seaman
(Marinheiro Soldado)
Soldier Recruit
(Soldado-Recruta)
Soldier Second class
(Soldado-de-Segunda-Classe)
Seaman Recruit
(Marinheiro-Recruta)
Private
(Taifeiro-de-Segunda-Classe)
Airman
(Taifeiro-de-Segunda-Classe)
Recruit
(Recruta)

For other uses, see Admiral (disambiguation). ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Marshal (also sometimes spelled marshall in American English, but not in British English) is a word used in several official titles of various branches of society. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Marshal (also sometimes spelled marshall in American English, but not in British English) is a word used in several official titles of various branches of society. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... General of the Army is a military rank used in some countries of the world to denote a senior military leader, usually a General in command of a nations Army. ... Brigadier (IPA pronunciation: ) is a military rank, the meaning of which has a considerable variation. ... Vice Admiral is a naval rank of three star level, equivalent to Lieutenant General in seniority. ... Rank insignia of a French Divisional General Divisional General is a rank used in many armies to denote a rank of general, corresponding to command of a division. ... Brigadier (IPA pronunciation: ) is a military rank, the meaning of which has a considerable variation. ... The term Rear Admiral originated from the days of Naval Sailing Squadrons, and can trace its origins to the British Royal Navy. ... Brigade General is a rank used in many armies to denote the lowest rank of general, corresponding to command of a brigade. ... Brigadier (IPA pronunciation: ) is a military rank, the meaning of which has a considerable variation. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... Frigate Captain is a naval rank. ... In the U.S. Army, Air Force and Marine Corps, a lieutenant colonel is a commissioned officer superior to a major and inferior to a colonel. ... In the U.S. Army, Air Force and Marine Corps, a lieutenant colonel is a commissioned officer superior to a major and inferior to a colonel. ... Corvette Captain is a rank in many navies which theoretically corresponds to command of a corvette (small warship). ... Major is a military rank the use of which varies according to country. ... Major is a military rank the use of which varies according to country. ... Captain-lieutenant was formerly a rank in the British Army; the senior subaltern rank, above lieutenant and below captain. ... Captain is a rank or title with various meanings. ... Captain is a rank or title with various meanings. ... First Lieutenant is a military rank. ... First Lieutenant is a military rank. ... First Lieutenant is a military rank. ... Second Lieutenant is the lowest commissioned rank in many armed forces. ... Second Lieutenant is the lowest commissioned rank in many armed forces. ... Second Lieutenant is the lowest commissioned rank in many armed forces. ... Ensign is a junior rank of commissioned officer in the militaries of some countries, normally in the infantry or navy. ... Aspirant is a rank in the French military and the Romanian Navy. ... Aspirant is a rank in the French military and the Romanian Navy. ... Sub-Officer (usually addressed as Sub) is a rank in the British fire services, between Leading Firefighter and Station Officer. ... Sub-Lieutenant is a military rank. ... Sub-Officer (usually addressed as Sub) is a rank in the British fire services, between Leading Firefighter and Station Officer. ... First Sergeant is the name of a military rank used in some countries. ... First Sergeant is the name of a military rank used in some countries. ... First Sergeant is the name of a military rank used in some countries. ... Second Sergeant rank insignia Second sergeant is a Specialist rank in the Singapore Armed Forces. ... Second Sergeant rank insignia Second sergeant is a Specialist rank in the Singapore Armed Forces. ... Second Sergeant rank insignia Second sergeant is a Specialist rank in the Singapore Armed Forces. ... Third Sergeant is a Specialist rank in the Singapore Armed Forces. ... Third Sergeant is a Specialist rank in the Singapore Armed Forces. ... Third Sergeant is a Specialist rank in the Singapore Armed Forces. ... Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. ... Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. ... Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world. ... This article is about a military rank. ... A Private is a soldier of the lowest military rank (equivalent to Nato Rank Grades OR-1 to OR-3 depending on the force served in). ... A Private is a soldier of the lowest military rank (equivalent to Nato Rank Grades OR-1 to OR-3 depending on the force served in). ... This article is about a military rank. ... A Private is a soldier of the lowest military rank (equivalent to Nato Rank Grades OR-1 to OR-3 depending on the force served in). ... Airman First Class (A1C) is the third enlisted rank in the United States Air Force, just above Airman and below Senior Airman. ... This article is about a military rank. ... This article is about a military rank. ... A Private is a soldier of the lowest military rank (equivalent to Nato Rank Grades OR-1 to OR-3 depending on the force served in). ... Airman is a term used to refer to any enlisted personnel in the United States Air Force or Other Ranks in the Royal Air Force (in which airwoman is also seen). ... Recruit (from the French recrue, from the verb recroître to grow again, i. ...

Rank table

Military ranks of Brazil
Military ranks of Brazil

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See also

rank. ... Comparative military ranks are a means of comparing military rank systems of different nations as a means of categorizing the hierarchy of an armed force compared to another. ...

External links

  • [1] - Brazilian Ministry of Defense. Ministério da Defesa (Portuguese).
  • [2] - Site with images of rank insignia for the Brazil navy.
  • [3] - Army and Air force ranks of Brazil.
  • Military Orders and Medals from Brazil (website in Portuguese)

 
 

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