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Armed Forces Act 2006

Armed Forces Act 2006

2006 CHAPTER 52

ANNEX B: TABLE OF COMPARATIVE RANKS

NATO CodeRNARMY and RMAIR FORCE
OF-10Admiral of the FleetField MarshalMarshal of the Royal Air Force
OF-9AdmiralGeneralAir Chief Marshal
OF-8Vice-AdmiralLieutenant-GeneralAir Marshal
OF-7Rear AdmiralMajor-GeneralAir Vice-Marshal
OF-6CommodoreBrigadierAir Commodore
OF-5CaptainColonelGroup Captain
OF-4CommanderLieutenant-ColonelWing Commander
OF-3Lieutenant-CommanderMajorSquadron Leader
OF-2LieutenantCaptainFlight Lieutenant
OF-1Sub-Lieutenant (but junior to military and air force ranks)LieutenantFlying Officer
Midshipman (but junior to army and air force ranks)Second Lieutenant

Pilot Officer

Acting Pilot Officer (but junior to Second-Lieutenant)

OR-9Warrant OfficerWarrant Officer Class I

Warrant Officer

Master Aircrew

OR-8Warrant Officer Class 2
OR-7Chief Petty Officer

{ Staff Sergeant

{ Colour Sergeant, RM

Flight Sergeant

Chief Technician

OR-6

OR-5

Petty OfficerSergeantSergeant
OR-4

Leading Rate

(but junior to army ranks of corporal and bombardier)

Corporal

Bombardier

Corporal
OR-3

Lance Corporal

Lance Bombardier

OR-2

OR-1

Able Rate

Marine

Private

Junior Technician

Senior aircraftman

Leading aircraftman

Aircraftman

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