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Ranks[edit | edit source]

This table shows the rank structure in use by Yugoslav People's Army before breakup of Yugoslavia, in use from 1945 to 1991/1992.

Category Ground Forces ranks Air Force ranks Navy Ranks
Supreme Armed Forces Commander
Marshal of Yugoslavia1
(Maršal Jugoslavije - Маршал Југославије)

Deputy Supreme Armed Forces Commander
General2
(General - Генерал)
Supreme Officers
or
General Officers
General of the Army
(General Armije)

Admiral of the Fleet
(Admiral Flote)

Colonel General
(General-pukovnik)

Colonel General of aviation
(General-pukovnik avijacije)
Admiral
(Admiral)

Lieutenant Colonel General
(General-potpukovnik)

Lieutenant Colonel General of aviation
(General-potpukovnik avijacije)
Vice Admiral
(Viceadmiral)

Major General
(General-major)

Major General of aviation
(General-major avijacije)
Rear Admiral
(Kontraadmiral)

Senior Officers
or
Field Grade Officers
Colonel
(Pukovnik)

Colonel of aviation
(Pukovnik avijacije)
Captain
(Kapetan Bojnog Broda)

Lieutenant Colonel
(Potpukovnik)

Lieutenant Colonel of aviation
(Potpukovnik avijacije)
Commander
(Kapetan fregate)

Major
(Major)

Major of aviation
(Major avijacije)
Lieutenant Commander
(Kapetan Korvete)

Junior Officers
or
Company Grade Officers
Captain 1st class
(Kapetan 1. klase)

Captain 1st class of aviation
(Kapetan 1. klase avijacije)
First Lieutenant
(Poručnik bojnog broda)

Captain
(Kapetan)

Captain of aviation
(Kapetan avijacije)
Lieutenant
(Poručnik Fregate)

First Lieutenant
(Poručnik)

First Lieutenant of aviation
(Poručnik avijacije)
Lieutenant Junior Grade
(Poručnik korvete)

Second Lieutenant
(Potporučnik)

Second Lieutenant of aviation
(Potporučnik avijacije)
Ensign
(Potporučnik)

Under-Officers
or
Master non-commissioned officers
Warrant Officer, 1st class
(Zastavnik 1. klase)

Warrant Officer, 1st class of aviation
(Zastavnik 1. klase avijacije)
Warrant Officer, 1st class
(Zastavnik 1. klase)

Warrant Officer
(Zastavnik)

Warrant Officer of aviation
(Zastavnik avijacje)
Warrant Officer
(Zastavnik)

Sergeants
Senior Sergeant 1st class
(Stariji vodnik 1. klase)

Senior Sergeant 1st class of aviation
(Stariji vodnik 1. klase avijacije)
Senior Chief Petty Officer
(Stariji vodnik 1. klase)

Senior Sergeant
(Stariji vodnik)

Senior Sergeant of aviation
(Stariji vodnik avijacije)
Chief Petty Officer
(Stariji vodnik)

Sergeant 1st class
(Vodnik 1. klase)

Sergeant 1st class of aviation
(Vodnik 1. klase avijacije)
Petty Officer 1st Class
(Vodnik 1. klase)

Sergeant
(Vodnik)

Sergeant of aviation
(Vodnik avijacije)
Petty Officer 2nd Class
(Vodnik)

Soldiers,
airmen,
seamen
Junior Sergeant
(Mlađi vodnik)

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Junior Sergeant, of aviation
(Mlađi vodnik avijacije)
Petty Officer 3rd Class
(Mlađi vodnik )

Corporal,
(Desetar)

Corporal, of aviation
(Desetar avijacije)
Leading Seaman
(Desetar)

Private, 1st class
(Razvodnik)

Private, 1st class of aviation
(Razvodnik avijacije)
Seaman, 1st class
(Razvodnik)

1 Marshal of Yugoslavia (Marshal) - Maršal of Yugoslavia was an honorary title of the Supreme Commander of Armed Forces and not a military rank. The first and the only one was given to Josip Broz Tito, who (beside the title of Maršal and Supreme Commander), also held the lifelong function of the President of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the leader of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia.

2 General - was highest military rank for deputy supreme commander. Ivan Gošnjak, while serving as a defence minister and deputy supreme commander of SFRY with a rank of General of the Army - 4 star, was considered for promotion in to this rank, no officers were promoted to this rank.

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