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The following are the ranks and insignia of the Belgian Armed Forces.

The ranks are given in English, Dutch, and French (the two main official languages of Belgium).

OfficersEdit

NATO
Code
Land Component Air Component Naval Component Medical Component
General officers - Opperofficieren - Officiers généraux
OF-9 General
Dutch language: Generaal


French language: Général

|| Army-BEL-OF-09

General
Dutch language: Generaal


French language: Général

|| BE-Air Force-OF9

Admiral
Dutch language: Admiraal


French language: Amiral

|| Generic-Navy-O11

No equivalent in
the Medical Component.
OF-8 Lieutenant-General
Dutch language: Luitenant-generaal


French language: Lieutenant-général
|| Army-BEL-OF-08

Lieutenant-General
Dutch language: Luitenant-generaal


French language: Lieutenant-général
|| BE-Air Force-OF8

Vice-Admiral
Dutch language: Vice-admiraal


French language: Vice-amiral

Generic-Navy-O10 No equivalent in
the Medical Component.
OF-7 Major-General
Dutch language: Generaal-majoor


French language: Général-major

Army-BEL-OF-07 Major-General
Dutch language: Generaal-majoor


French language: Général-major

BE-Air Force-OF7 Rear-Admiral
Dutch language: Divisieadmiraal


French language: Amiral de division

Generic-Navy-O9 Major-General
Dutch language: Generaal-majoor


French language: Général-major

OF-7 BEL Med comp Generaal-majoor
OF-6 Brigade General
Dutch language: Brigade-generaal


French language: Général de Brigade

Army-BEL-OF-06 Brigade General
Dutch language: Brigade-generaal


French language: Général de Brigade

BE-Air Force-OF6 Flotilla Admiral
Dutch language: Flottieljeadmiraal


French language: Amiral de flottille

Generic-Navy-O8 Brigade General
Dutch language: Brigade-generaal


French language: Général de Brigade

OF-6 BEL Med comp Brigade-generaal
Senior officers - Hoofdofficieren - Officiers supérieurs
OF-5 Colonel
Dutch language: Kolonel


French language: Colonel

Army-BEL-OF-05 Colonel
Dutch language: Kolonel


French language: Colonel

BE-Air Force-OF5 Captain
Dutch language: Kapitein-ter-zee


French language: Capitaine de vaisseau

Generic-Navy-O7 Colonel
Dutch language: Kolonel


French language: Colonel

OF-5 BEL Med comp Kolonel
OF-4 Lieutenant-Colonel
Dutch language: Luitenant-kolonel


French language: Lieutenant-colonel

Army-BEL-OF-04 Lieutenant-Colonel
Dutch language: Luitenant-kolonel


French language: Lieutenant-colonel

BE-Air Force-OF4 Commander sg
Dutch language: Fregatkapitein


French language: Capitaine de frégate

Generic-Navy-O6 Lieutenant-Colonel
Dutch language: Luitenant-kolonel


French language: Lieutenant-colonel

OF-4 BEL Med comp Luitenant-kolonel
OF-3 Major
Dutch language: Majoor


French language: Major

Army-BEL-OF-03 Major
Dutch language: Majoor


French language: Major

BE-Air Force-OF3 Commander
Dutch language: Korvetkapitein


French language: Capitaine de corvette

Generic-Navy-O5 Major
Dutch language: Majoor


French language: Major

OF-3 BEL Med comp majoor
Junior officers - Lagere officieren - Officiers subalternes
OF-3 Captain-Commandant
Dutch language: Kapitein-commandant


French language: Capitaine-commandant

Army-BEL-OF-02a Captain-Commandant
Dutch language: Kapitein-commandant


French language: Capitaine-commandant

BE-Air Force-OF2a Lieutenant-Commander
Dutch language: Luitenant-ter-zee 1ste klasse


French language: Lieutenant de vaisseau de 1ère classe

Captain-Commandant
Dutch language: Kapitein-commandant


French language: Capitaine-commandant

OF-3 BEL Med comp kapiteincommandant
OF-2 Captain
Dutch language: Kapitein


French language: Capitaine

Army-BEL-OF-02b Captain
Dutch language: Kapitein


French language: Capitaine

BE-Air Force-OF2b Lieutenant
Dutch language: Luitenant-ter-zee


French language: Lieutenant de vaisseau

Captain
Dutch language: Kapitein


French language: Capitaine

OF-2 BEL Med comp kapitein
OF-1 Lieutenant
Dutch language: Luitenant


French language: Lieutenant

Army-BEL-OF-01a Lieutenant
Dutch language: Luitenant


French language: Lieutenant

BE-Air Force-OF1a Sub-Lieutenant
Dutch language: Vaandrig-ter-zee


French language: Enseigne de vaisseau

Lieutenant
Dutch language: Luitenant


French language: Lieutenant

OF-1 BEL Med comp luitenant
OF-1 Sub-Lieutenant
Dutch language: Onderluitenant


French language: Sous-lieutenant

Army-BEL-OF-01b Sub-Lieutenant
Dutch language: Onderluitenant


French language: Sous-lieutenant

BE-Air Force-OF1b Ensign
Dutch language: Vaandrig-ter-zee 2de klasse


French language: Enseigne de vaisseau de 2e classe

Generic-Navy-O1 Sub-Lieutenant
Dutch language: Onderluitenant


French language: Sous-lieutenant

OLt-MC

Note

  • The highest rank in the Military Police is Colonel.
  • The ranks of Navy Admiral and Air Force General were created in 2002.

Non-commissioned officersEdit

NATO
Code
Land Component Air Component Naval Component Medical Component
Senior non-commissioned officers - Hoofdonderofficieren - Sous-officiers supérieurs
OR-9 Chief Warrant Officer
Dutch language: Adjudant-majoor


French language: Adjudant-major

Army-BEL-OR-09a Chief Warrant Officer
Dutch language: Adjudant-majoor


French language: Adjudant-major

BE-Air Force-OR9a Chief Principal Master
Dutch language: Oppermeester-chef


French language: Maître-principal-chef

Navy-BEL-OR-09a maitre principal chef Chief Warrant Officer
Dutch language: Adjudant-majoor


French language: Adjudant-major

OR-9 BEL med comp adjudant-major
OR-9 Master Warrant Officer
Dutch language: Adjudant-chef


French language: Adjudant-chef

Army-BEL-OR-09b Master Warrant Officer
Dutch language: Adjudant-chef


French language: Adjudant-chef

BE-Air Force-OR9b Principal Master
Dutch language: Oppermeester


French language: Maître-principal

Navy-BEL-OR-09b maitre principal Master Warrant Officer
Dutch language: Adjudant-chef


French language: Adjudant-chef

OR-9 BEL med comp adjudant-chef
Elite non-commissioned officers - Keuronderofficieren - Sous-officiers d'élite
OR-8 Warrant Officer
Dutch language: Adjudant


French language: Adjudant

Army-BEL-OR-08 Warrant Officer
Dutch language: Adjudant


French language: Adjudant

BE-Air Force-OR8 1st Master Chief
Dutch language: 1ste Meester-chef


French language: 1e Maître-chef

Navy-BEL-OR-08 1er maitre-chef Warrant Officer
Dutch language: Adjudant


French language: Adjudant

OR-8 BEL med comp adjudent
OR-7 1st Sergeant-Major
Dutch language: 1ste Sergeant-majoor


French language: 1e Sergent-major

Army-BEL-OR-07 1st Sergeant-Major
Dutch language: 1ste Sergeant-majoor


French language: 1e Sergent-major

BE-Air Force-OR7 1st Master
Dutch language: 1ste Meester


French language: 1e Maître

Navy-BEL-OR-07 1er maitre 1st Sergeant Major
Dutch language: 1ste Sergeant-majoor


French language: 1e Sergent-major

OR-7 BEL med comp sergeantmajoor
Junior non-commissioned officers - Lagere onderofficieren - Sous-officiers subalternes
OR-6 1st Master Sergeant
Dutch language: 1ste Sergeant-chef


French language: 1e Sergent-chef

Army-BEL-OR-06a 1st Master Sergeant
Dutch language: 1ste Sergeant-chef


French language: 1e Sergent-chef

BE-Air Force-OR6a Master Chief
Dutch language: Meester-chef


French language: Maître-chef

Navy-BEL-OR-06a maitre chef 1st Master Sergeant
Dutch language: 1ste Sergeant-chef


French language: 1e Sergent-chef

OR-6 BEL med comp &stesergeantchef
OR-6 1st Sergeant
Dutch language: 1ste Sergeant


French language: 1e Sergent

Army-BEL-OR-06b 1st Sergeant
Dutch language: 1ste Sergeant


French language: 1e Sergent

BE-Air Force-OR6b Master
Dutch language: Meester


French language: Maître

Navy-BEL-OR-06b maitre 1st Sergeant
Dutch language: 1ste Sergeant


French language: 1e Sergent

OR-6 BEL med comp 1stesergeant
OR-5 Sergeant
Dutch language: Sergeant


French language: Sergent

Army-BEL-OR-05 Sergeant
Dutch language: Sergeant


French language: Sergent

BE-Air Force-OR5 2nd Master
Dutch language: 2de Meester


French language: 2e Maître

Navy-BEL-OR-05 2e maitre Sergeant
Dutch language: Sergeant


French language: Sergent

OR-5 BEL Med comp sergant

VolunteersEdit

NATO
Code
Land Component Air Component Naval Component Medical Component
Elite volunteers - Keurvrijwilligers - Volontaires d'élite
OR-4 1st Master Corporal
Dutch language: 1ste Korporaal-chef


French language: 1e Caporal-chef

Army-BEL-OR-04a 1st Master Corporal
Dutch language: 1ste Korporaal-chef


French language: 1e Caporal-chef

BE-Air Force-OR4a 1st Chief Quartermaster
Dutch language: 1ste Kwartiermeester-chef


French language: 1er Quartier-maître-chef

Navy-BEL-OR-04a 1er quartier-maitre-chef 1st Master Corporal
Dutch language: 1ste Korporaal-chef


French language: 1e Caporal-chef

OR-4 Master Corporal
Dutch language: Korporaal-chef


French language: Caporal-chef

Army-BEL-OR-04b Master Corporal
Dutch language: Korporaal-chef


French language: Caporal-chef

BE-Air Force-OR4b Chief Quartermaster
Dutch language: Kwartiermeester-chef


French language: Quartier-maître-chef

Navy-BEL-OR-04b quartier-maitre-chef Master Corporal
Dutch language: Korporaal-chef


French language: Caporal-chef

Junior volunteers - Lagere vrijwilligers - Volontaire subalternes
OR-3 Corporal
Dutch language: Korporaal


French language: Caporal

Army-BEL-OR-03 Corporal
Dutch language: Korporaal


French language: Caporal

BE-Air Force-OR3 Quartermaster
Dutch language: Kwartiermeester


French language: Quartier-maître

Navy-BEL-OR-03 quartier-maitre Corporal
Dutch language: Korporaal


French language: Caporal

OR-2 1st Private
Dutch language: 1ste Soldaat


French language: 1er Soldat

Army-BEL-OR-02 1st Private
Dutch language: 1ste Soldaat


French language: 1er Soldat

BE-Air Force-OR2 1st Seaman
Dutch language: 1ste Matroos


French language: 1er Matelot

Navy-BEL-OR-02 1er matelot 1st Private
Dutch language: 1ste Soldaat


French language: 1er Soldat

BE-Medical-OR2x
OR-1 Private
Dutch language: Soldaat


French language: Soldat

Private
Dutch language: Soldaat


French language: Soldat

Seaman
Dutch language: Matroos


French language: Matelot

Navy-BEL-OR-01 matelot Private
Dutch language: Soldaat


French language: Soldat

BE-Medical-OR1x

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