The Military ranks of Lebanon are the military insignia used by the Lebanese Armed Forces, which follow a rank system similar to the French Armed Forces as a former French mandate under the League of Nations.

Officers

The rank insignia for commissioned officers for the army, navy and air force respectively.

Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer
 Lebanese Ground Forces
No equivalent
Lieutenant
General
عماد
Major
General
لواء
Brigadier
General
عميد
Colonel
عقيد
Lieutenant
Colonel
مقدم
Major
رائد
Captain
نقيب
First
Lieutenant
ملازم أول
Second
Lieutenant
ملازم
3rd Year
Student
2nd Year
Student
1st Year
Student


 Lebanese Navy
No equivalent
No equivalent

Fleet Admiral
عميد قائد القوات البحرية
Brigadier
General
عميد
Colonel
عقيد
Lieutenant
Colonel
مقدم
Major
رائد
Captain
نقيب
First
Lieutenant
ملازم أول
Second
Lieutenant
ملازم
3rd Year
Student
2nd Year
Student
1st Year
Student


 Lebanese Air Force
No equivalent
Lieutenant
General
فريق
Major
General
لواء
Brigadier
General
عميد
Colonel
عقيد
Lieutenant
Colonel
مقدم
Major
رائد
Captain
نقيب
First
Lieutenant
ملازم أول
Second
Lieutenant
ملازم ثاني
3rd Year
Student
2nd Year
Student
1st Year
Student


Equivalent
NATO code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and student officer

Enlisted

The rank insignia for enlisted personnel for the army, navy and air force respectively.

Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
 Lebanese Ground Forces
No insignia
Chief Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Master Sergeant Sergeant First Class Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Private First Class Private Recruit


 Lebanese Air Force
No equivalent
No insignia
Chief Warrant Officer Warrant Officer First Adjutant Adjutant Sergeant First Class Sergeant Corporal First Class Corporal Private First Class Private
Equivalent
NATO code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

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